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Medical Oncologist Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Medicine Hat   131 views
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Cancer Care Alberta in conjunction with the University of Calgary, are seeking a 1.0 FTE Medical Oncologist to start by September 1, 2021 or sooner 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 including the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC), Lethbridge.

The MEYCC in Medicine Hat is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within Cancer Care 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.

About the Community of Medicine Hat:

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

Medical Oncology practice at Margery E. 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.


Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and comply with the agreement between Cancer Care 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.

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
Associate Senior Medical Director
Cancer Care Alberta, 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.caAND to this job site

Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.