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Radiation Oncologist (Locum) Temporary/Casual Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   9 views
Job Details

Description:

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 March 1, 2023 approximately in Lethbridge, Alberta.

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you legally entitled to work in Canada (Yes/No) and are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No).

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applications should apply online and 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: abhijit.ghose@ahs.ca and apply at doctorjobs.com: Radiation Oncologist (Locum) MED00019P

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Long-term Locum
  • FTE: 0
  • Department: Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta, JACC
  • Specialty: Radiation Oncology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and will range between $1,514.70 per service day (Level 1 Radiation Oncologist) to $2,180.36 per service day (Level 4 Radiation Oncologist).The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.
  • Posting Date: Jan 5, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Company Description
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