Clinical Associate in Neurology/Oncology Full-time Job1 year ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 32 views
The Department of Neuroscience is seeking a Clinical Associate with expertise in Oncology. The candidate must be a licensed Family Physician, and is expected to engage in a high-quality and productive clinical practice within the Gamma Knife radiosurgery program. This practice will consist of clinical and radiological follow-up of patients with brain metastases treated with Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery including review of brain MRI scans, management of corticosteroid regimens, and identification of patients requiring re-treatment as necessary. This care can be provided during a half-day or full-day clinic once weekly (negotiable).
The Scott and Brown Families Advanced Imaging and Gamma Knife Centre at the University of Alberta Hospital houses the latest-generation Gamma Knife Icon with CBCT, 3T MRI, 1.5T MRI, and CT units. The Gamma Knife program is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of nurses, Neurosurgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Medical Physicists, and Radiation Therapists. Over 300 new consultations are seen each year by our team.
A M.D. or equivalent degree and certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada is required. Candidates must be eligible to obtain licensure in Alberta without restriction, and for medical staff appointment at Alberta Health Services. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, preference will be given to applicants who are citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
Remuneration will be based on Fee for Service billing submitted to Alberta Health.
Applications will begin being reviewed on April 16, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled by a suitable candidate. Please forward your letter of intent and CV to:
Dr. Matthew Wheatley, BSc, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Zone Clinical Department Head, Neuroscience, University of Alberta Hospital
Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Alberta
Phone: 780-407-3567; Fax: 780-
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