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Radiation Oncologist Temporary/Casual Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   15 views
Job Details


The Department of Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta, Division of Radiation Oncology at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC), with Alberta Health Services, is accepting applications for a locum tenens Radiation Oncologist position, to start by July 4, 2023 approximately in Lethbridge, Alberta.

The JACC in Lethbridge is one of four Regional Cancer Centres in Alberta. Serving patients fromSouthern Alberta and Southeastern British Columbia, the centre has 2 Varian & Reg linear accelerators, CT planning and a fullcomplement of medical physics, dosimetry, therapy and support services. Lung SBRT and recruitment to prospective clinical trials arepart of daily practice. Cancer care provision at the JACC is centered around 6 major tumour groups with rarer tumours managed inconjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary center - Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta. Regular tumour board andRT peer-review QA discussions occur locally and virtually with Calgary.

You will be expected to participate fully in a multidisciplinaryapproach to cancer care at the JACC and will join a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and medicalsupport staff working in the South Zone.

The JACC operates within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincialclinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient-centered care. Radiation Oncologists are expected to participate in local andprovincial tumour team based activities including peer-review QA, annual, province-wide tumour team meetings, and local qualityassurance or quality improvement initiatives and educational programs including supervision of family medicine and rotating radiationoncology residents.


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 Radiation Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada by the time of appointment.

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or those with permanent resident status.

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. Abhijit Ghose, Acting Medical Director, Community Oncology

Email: and apply to Radiation Oncologist MED0001P6

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Long-term Locum
  • FTE: 0
  • Department: Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta (JACC)
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and will range between $1,537.41.70 per service day (Level 1 Radiation Oncologist) to $2,213.06 per service day (Level 4 Radiation Oncologist).The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefitsThe Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.
  • Posting Date: May 25, 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.