LOCUM MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST
Primary City/Town: Edmonton, Alberta
Community website: www.exploreedmonton.com
Location: Cross Cancer Institute
Secondary City/Town: Grande Prairie, Alberta
Community website: www.cityofgp.com
Location: Grande Prairie Cancer Centre/ Queen Elizabeth II Hospital
The Department of Oncology CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services invites applications for a Medical Oncologist locum tenens position to start by May 1, 2018 (term of locum up to 2 years) with shared allocation of duties between Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) in Edmonton at 0.4 FTE and the Grande Prairie Cancer Centre (GPCC) in Grande Prairie at 0.6 FTE.
The successful applicant will join a team of multidisciplinary cancer programs and a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and other medical support staff in the Edmonton and North zones. The successful applicant 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.
CCI, Edmonton and GPCC, Grande Prairie, operate within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care.
CCI is a free-standing integrated cancer treatment and research facility that functions as the tertiary oncology referral centre for Northern Alberta. CCI is a leader in innovative cancer research, prevention, treatment, and care initiatives. This cancer centre sees both in- and out-patients, currently treating over 21,000 patients in one year.
GPCC is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Northern Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia, cancer care practice at the GPCC is centered on 7 major tumor groups, with rarer tumors managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary centers in Edmonton and Calgary. The GPCC location is currently within the Queen Elizabeth II hospital. A new facility is being built, and the successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in the upcoming opening of the new GPCC within the new Regional Hospital in 2019.