Medical Oncologist

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Responsibilities/Duties:

CancerControl Alberta in conjunction with the University of Calgary, are seeking a 1.0 FTE Medical Oncologist to start July 1, 2019 at the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (MEYCC) in Medicine Hat, Alberta.

The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre (MEYCC) site in Medicine Hat, Alberta, and will join a team of medical staff, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the South Zone.

The MEYCC in Medicine Hat is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Southern Alberta and Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan, the centre delivers a wide range of state of the art treatment and care to cancer patients. Cancer care practice at the MEYCC 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 MEYCC operates within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care. Medical Oncologists are expected to participate in local and provincial tumor team based activities including clinical case reviews at tumor board rounds, annual, provincial tumor team meetings, local quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and educational programs and are supported by a network of Medical Oncologists province wide.

Medical Oncology practice at the MargeryE Yuill Cancer Centre is disease site oriented. The successful candidates focus would be the care of patients affected by the more common malignancies, including lung, GI, GU and Breast cancers.

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 Medical Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada by the time of appointment.

Additional Notes About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a growing community of 63,260 people in southeast Alberta. Located 169 km East of Lethbridge and 295 km southeast of Calgary, Medicine Hat and the adjacent town of Redcliff are surrounded by Cypress County. Often described as an Oasis in the midst of the prairies, the historic city of Medicine Hat makes a good base for day trips and is an Alberta destination worth exploring.

Qualifications:

Qualifications include an MD, certification in Internal Medicine, special competency in Medical Oncology (or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Compensation:

Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and comply with the agreement between Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Medical Association. Compensation Grid range is between $318,086.00 (level 1) and $457,875.00 (level 4). Medical Oncologists may be either AHS employees or independent contractors.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Continuing Medical Education reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible Practitioner receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for three years.

Recruiter Contact:

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:

Dr. Dean Ruether Medical Director, Community Oncology

dean.ruether@ahs.ca





12 December 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Medicine Hat
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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