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Radiation Oncologist

Radiation Oncology
Full Time Practice
Red Deer
Central Alberta Cancer Centre (Red Deer)
2019-08-30  Time: 23:59
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This position is open to qualified AHS employees only

An opportunity exists for a full-time Radiation Oncology position, effective October 1, 2019 at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) in Red Deer, Alberta.

The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) site in Red Deer, Alberta, and will join a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Hematologists, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the Central Zone.

The CACC in Red Deer is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Central and Northern Alberta, the centre delivers a wide range of state of the art treatment and care to cancer patients including outpatient chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and access to clinical trials, education and psychosocial support. Cancer care practice at the CACC is centered around 7 major tumor groups with rarer tumors managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from the tertiary centers in Calgary and Edmonton.

The CACC 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 clinical case reviews at tumour board rounds, annual, provincial tumor team meetings, local quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives and educational programs and are supported by a network of Radiation and Medical Oncologists province wide.

Red Deer is a city of 92,000 people located near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor and surrounded by the rolling hills of the aspen parkland. It is a centre for oil and agriculture distribution, and the surrounding region is a major centre for petrochemical production.

This picturesque, family oriented community boasts 80 kilometres of multi-use trails that permit biking, rollerblading, horseback riding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and, walking. The nearby Canyon ski resort is a favorite of snow boarders and down hill skiers alike. Other attractions include the Enmax Centrium which hosts concerts, hockey, basketball, motor sports, ice shows, major curling events, circuses, boxing, rodeos, wrestling, trade shows and conventions. Red Deer is also home to a wide variety of cultural groups including the Central Alberta Theatre, Ignition Theatre and Central Music Festival.

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver excellent patient care and must be eligible for licensure in Alberta with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must have obtained Fellowship in Radiation Oncology.

Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and comply with the agreement between Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Medical Association. Further details are available upon enquiry.

Please submit your application including a curriculum vita, a statement of career goals and the names of three referees through (this posting).

Additional Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Dean Ruether, Medical Director, Community Oncology
Cancer Control - Alberta Health Services
1331 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2
fax: 403-944-2331

All qualified applicants 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 a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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