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Pediatric Oncologist Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   9 views
Job Details

The Departments of Oncology and Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Oncology are seeking a locum pediatric oncologist to join a Section of 6 academic colleagues. The position is currently supported as a .60 FTE with 100% clinical activity based on the needs of the Section.

The successful candidate will provide clinical care and expertise across the full spectrum of pediatric oncology in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Cross coverage and call participation will be expected at nights and on weekends for transplant and cellular therapy patients in addition to oncology. Presence at local and provincial tumor board team based activities including clinical case reviews at tumor boards and other didactic forus is an expectation. The successful candidate will join the remaining team to help in bedside and other teaching for fellows, residents, and students. We are active participants in various important clinical trial consortia, actively recruiting and enrolling patients on different open studies. It is expected for the candidate to contribute to such activities.

Qualifications include certification in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent. Candidates must be eligible for an independent practice license from 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.

Please submit your CV to Dr. Michael Leaker, Section Chief, Pediatric Oncology Transplant and Cellular Therapyat michael.leaker@ahs.ca.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Short-term Locum
  • FTE: 0
  • Department: Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta (ACH)
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and will range between $1,514.69 / service day (Level 1 Pediatric Oncologist) and $2,180.36 / service day (Level 4 Pediatric Oncologist).
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from historically one the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

  • Posting Date: Jul 28, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Company Description
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