Medical Oncologist

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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:

  • Allan Blair Cancer Centre, 4101 Dewdney Ave, Regina, Saskatchewan Canada S4T 7T1

Job Duties:

We are looking for a permanent full-time Medical Oncologist to join our collegial group of oncologists and hematologists working in the beautiful and diverse city of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Cancer Agency medical oncologists provide care as members of teams, which include nurses, pharmacists, radiation therapists, oncologists, clinical associates, general practitioners in oncology, surgeons, social workers, volunteers, patient advisors, and palliative care staff. Cancer care is extended to surrounding communities through the Community Oncology Program of Saskatchewan. Oncologists are supported by clinical associates for inpatient and on-call responsibilities. Participation in 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. The current salary range is $340,263 - 439,113 plus benefits.

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 is at the standard rate of payment prescribed by 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. Experience with breast and sarcoma is considered an asset. 

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 (Regina) and hold valid CMPA coverage.

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal record check
  • Written and verbal fluency in English

Population Base:

The population of Saskatchewan is 1.16 million. The Allan Blair Cancer Centre provides comprehensive cancer care to those living in the southern part 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 to:
       Cassandra Ash, Physician Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
       Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
      120-1804 McOrmond Drive
      Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada S7S 0A6
      Facsimile: (306) 655-0935
      E-mail: cassandra.ash@saskcancer.ca

Please direct questions to Dr. Mussawar lqbal, Regina Team Lead, Medical Oncology, at Mussawar.Iqbal@saskcancer.ca

Community Information:

City of Regina: www.regina.ca; www.tourismregina.com

Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca; www.sasktourism.com; www.saskatchewan.ca/immigration

Please note, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants will be ongoing. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada