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Radiation Oncologist Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   5 views
Job Details

Description:

The Department of Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC), with Alberta Health Services is accepting applications for a full time Radiation Oncologist.

The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Foothills Hospital site of the Calgary Zone and will join an existing team of 23 Radiation Oncologists, several of whom work part time. Experience in the management of head and neck cancer and lung cancer would be an asset.

Scheduled to open to the public in 2023-24, the $1.4billion Calgary Cancer Centre will be a leading health care facility, academic, and research centre that will provide cancer services for Calgary and Southern Alberta. The CCC will have 10 Linacs and 2 MR-Linacs at opening with a total of 15 vaults. There will be two MRIs dedicated for simulation and brachytherapy, as well as orthovoltage, a CT simulator, and a PET-CT simulator. Clinical radiotherapy programs at the current Tom Baker Cancer Centre including brachytherapy, SBRT, TBI, pediatric cancers and stereotactic radiosurgery will be transitioned to the CCC.

The existing TBCC is a full-service, academic cancer centre with 8 linear accelerators, orthovoltage and HDR capability. There are active gyne, prostate and breast brachytherapy programs. TBCC includes the provincial Alberta Radiosurgery Centre and expanding programs for lung, liver and spine SBRT. In 2021, faculty provided over 4800 consultations. There are close interdisciplinary working relationships with Medical, Surgical, Gynecologic, Hematologic and Psychosocial Oncology, Palliative Care, and Medical Physics. There are strong research links with the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute at the University of Calgary. A full complement of ancillary staff and services are available. Clinical trials and translational research programs are augmented by an annual, centre-specific, Investigator Initiated Trial grant competition.

The University of Calgarys Radiation Oncology Residency Training and post-residency fellowship programs compliment post-graduate training programs in Surgical, Medical, Gynecologic, Hematologic, Palliative and Psychosocial Oncology. There are opportunities to teach medical students, residents and fellows from a variety of disciplines.

Qualifications:

You must have an MD degree and Canadian specialist certification in Radiation Oncology, or the equivalent. You must be eligible for licensure as a specialist by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for appointment to the medical staff of AHS. The successful applicant will be expected to obtain an appointment within the Department of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or those with permanent resident status. Clinical and research experience in head and neck, and lung cancer would be an asset, but not essential.

AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is being offered for this position.

Must read, write, and speak English.

Please send your CV and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Lisa Barbera, Section Chief Radiation Oncology

Email: lisa.barbera@ahs.ca and apply to doctorjobs.com: Radiation Oncologist MED0001A8

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta (TBCC)
  • Specialty: Radiation Oncology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • 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 Compensation range is between $318,086.00 (level 1) and $457,875.00 (level4). Radiation Oncologists may be either AHS employees or independent contractors.The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.
  • Community Info:

    Ranked the third most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events 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: Jan 10, 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.
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.