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Medical Oncologist Full-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   20 views
Job Details

The Department of Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Community Oncology in conjunction with the University of Alberta invite applications for a full-time Medical Oncologist position at the Grande Prairie Cancer Centre (GPCC) in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

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

Cancer Care Alberta, Alberta Health Services provides strong mentorship and professional development support and promotes active academic collaboration between the colleagues in the regional and tertiary Oncology sites in Alberta. Cancer Care Alberta is currently working on a clinical trial program initiative in the Community Oncology, and the successful candidate will have an exciting opportunity to contribute to the clinical trial program development.

The successful candidate will be 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.

The Grande Prairie Cancer Centre is a new building located within the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital which opened in 2021.The GPCC is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within Cancer Care Albertas Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Northern Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia, cancer care practice at the GPCC is centered on seven major tumor groups, with rarer tumors managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary centers in Edmonton and Calgary.

Qualifications include an MD, certification in Internal Medicine, special competency in Medical Oncology and must have obtained a Fellowship in Medical Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada by the time of appointment. The candidate must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. They must read, write, and speak English fluently.

This position is sponsorship and LMIA eligible.

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

Recruitment Incentives: Relocation Support: up to $10,000 for recruits within North America and up to $15,000 for recruits outside North America.

Strategic Incentives: the successful candidate is eligible for an additional recruitment incentive of up to $50,000 conditional on leadership approval.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Recruiter Contact:

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae as well as the names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. Abhijit Ghose

Acting Medical Director, Community Oncology
Email: and apply at; Medical Oncologist - requisition MED0001RN

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta (GPCC)
  • Specialty: Medical Oncology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: 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 Compensation range is between $322,857 (level 1) and $464,743 (level 4). Oncologists may be either AHS employees or independent contractors.
  • Posting Date: Jun 13, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.
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