Medical Oncologist - Locum

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency operates prevention and early detection programs, conducts innovative research and provides safe, patient and family-centred care at our two comprehensive cancer centres - the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre.

Practice Location:

  • Saskatoon Cancer Centre, 20 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada S7N 4H4

Job Duties:

We are looking for a temporary, full-time Locum to join our collegial group of oncologists and hematologists working in the beautiful and diverse city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Our medical oncologists provide care as members of teams which include nurses, pharmacists, radiation therapists, oncologists, surgeons, social workers, volunteers and palliative care staff. Cancer care is extended to surrounding communities through our community oncology program. Participation on clinical trials in collaboration with cooperative groups and industry is a major focus of activity for our oncologists. They are members of cooperative clinical trial groups as Alliance, NCIC CTG, and NRG.

A competitive compensation package is offered and will be commensurate with experience. 

Call Schedule Description:

  • The call schedule will be established based on an equal rotational basis with other medical oncologists in the department(s).
  • Compensation for on-call coverage at the standard rate of payment prescribed by the the Saskatchewan Ministry.
  • We have a strong clinical associate group who provide first call coverage.

Our oncologists are eligible for a clinical appointment in the Division of Oncology, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan and are also involved in teaching medical students and Residents including at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Job Requirements:

The successful applicant will have obtained or be in the final stages of obtaining fellowship standing in Medical Oncology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have equivalent education, training and experience. They will be flexible in managing all of the medical oncology solid tumor sites, and their clinic will be built upon site-specific guideline. They must be able to work in a multidisciplinary academic setting, and engage collaboratively with the team.

The successful candidate must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, meet the requirements for membership in the medical staff of the Saskatchewan Health Authority (Saskatoon) and hold valid CMPA coverage.

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal record check
  • Written and verbal fluency in English

Population Base:

The population of Saskatchewan is 1.17 million. The Saskatoon Cancer Centre provides comprehensive cancer care to those living in the central and northern parts of the province.

Saskatchewan is a growing and prosperous province. Saskatchewan offers a world of endless possibilities.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae by June 30, 2022 to:
       Physician Recruitment
       Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
      120-1804 McOrmond Drive
      Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada S7S 0A6
      E-mail: physician.careers@saskcancer.ca

Please direct questions to Dr. Amer Sami, Saskatoon Team Lead, Medical Oncology, at Amer.Sami@saskcancer.ca.

Community Information:

City of Saskatoon: https://www.saskatoon.ca/; https://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/

Please note, the vacancy may be filled prior to the apply by date. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada