Radiation Oncologist

Alberta Health Services - More jobs by this advertiser

An opportunity exists for a Radiation Oncology one year term locum tenens position, effective immediately at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) in Red Deer, Alberta.

The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) site in Red Deer, Alberta, and will join a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Hematologists, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the Central Zone.

The CACC in Red Deer is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Central and Northern Alberta, the centre delivers a wide range of state of the art treatment and care to cancer patients including outpatient chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and access to clinical trials, education and psychosocial support. Cancer care practice at the CACC is centered around 7 major tumor groups with rarer tumors managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary centers in Calgary and Edmonton.

The CACC operates within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care. Radiation Oncologists are expected to participate in local and provincial tumour team based activities including clinical case reviews at tumour board rounds, annual, provincial tumor team meetings, local quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and educational programs and are supported by a network of Radiation and Medical Oncologists province wide.

About the Community of Red Deer:

Additional Notes About Red Deer

Red Deer is a city of 92,000 people located near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor and surrounded by the rolling hills of the aspen parkland. It is a centre for oil and agriculture distribution, and the surrounding region is a major centre for petrochemical production.

This picturesque, family oriented community boasts 80 kilometres of multi-use trails that permit biking, rollerblading, horseback riding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, walking. The nearby Canyon ski resort is a favorite of snow boarders and down hill skiers alike. Other attractions include the Enmax Centrium which hosts concerts, hockey, basketball, motor sports, ice shows, major curling events, circuses, boxing, rodeos, wrestling, trade shows and conventions. Red Deer is also home to a wide variety of cultural groups including the Central Alberta Theatre, Ignition Theatre and Central Music Festival.


The successful applicant will be expected to deliver excellent patient care and must be eligible for licensure in Alberta and must have obtained Fellowship in Radiation Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada by the time of appointment.


Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and will range between $1,514.69 to $2,180.36 per service day.

Recruiter Contact:

Please submit a curriculum vita, a statement of career goals and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Dean Ruether

Medical Director, Community Oncology

Cancer Control - Alberta Health Services

1331 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2

403-521-3165 (phone) 403-944-2331 (fax)

e-mail: Dean.Ruether@ahs.ca

All qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you legally entitled to work in Canada (Yes/No) and are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

29 August 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Red Deer
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

This career opportunity is no longer open.
Please search for current vacancies here.

Bookmark and Share
  • Previous Next

This website uses cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.
I agree
Read more