Medical Oncologist

MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST

Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC), Lethbridge, Alberta CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services

CancerControl Alberta in conjunction with the University of Calgary, are seeking a 1.0 FTE Medical Oncologist to start

October 1, 2019 or as soon as possible at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC), Lethbridge, Alberta.

The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC) site in Lethbridge, Alberta, and will join a team of medical staff, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the South Zone.

The JACC in Lethbridge is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within CancerControl Alberta’s Community Oncology portfolio. Serving Southern Alberta and Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan, the centre delivers a wide range of state of the art treatment and care to cancer patients. Cancer care practice at the JACC 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 JACC operates within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care. Medical Oncologists are 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 and educational programs and are supported by a network of Medical Oncologists province wide.

Medical Oncology practice at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre is disease site oriented. The successful candidates focus would be the care of patients affected by the more common malignancies, including lung, GI, GU and Breast cancers.

Qualifications include an MD, certification in Internal Medicine, special competency in Medical Oncology (or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

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

Please submit a curriculum vita, a statement of career goals and the names of three referees to:

Dr. Dean Ruether

Medical Director, Community Oncology

Associate Senior Medical Director, CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services

1331 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N2 403-521-3165 (phone) 403-944-2331 (fax)

e-mail: Dean.Ruether@ahs.ca

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)