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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyMedical Oncology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionLocum

CommunityCalgary(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateFebruary 14, 2019

Posted DateJanuary 21, 2019

End DateFebruary 29, 2020

Hospital

Hospital NameTom Baker Cancer CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in conjunction with Cancer Control, Alberta Health Services, invite applications for a LOCUM TENENS within the section of Medical Oncology. The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Foothills Hospital site of the Calgary Zone and will join a team of 23 Medical Oncologists.

The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, a component of a provincial program of cancer control is the tertiary referral centre and the main cancer treatment, research and education facility for southern Alberta. Approximately 7,000 new patients are seen each year at the Centre in state-of-the-art facilities. . Postgraduate training programs in Medical Oncology and other oncology disciplines (Radiation, Gynecological, Surgical, Hematology, and Palliative Care) are fully accredited by the RCPSC. The TBCC has a very active clinical research program, including in-house investigator lead, cooperative groups, (such as the CCTG and N.R.G. (N.S.A.B.P., R.T.O.G., G.O.G.)), and industry trials.


Radiation services for southern Alberta are provided at TBCC by 21 Radiation Oncologists, and facilities include 9 linear accelerators, CT simulation, intensity modulated radiotherapy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic capabilities. The Provincial Bone Marrow Transplant program is also delivered in Calgary
The Calgary Health Zone comprises four teaching hospitals situated in the City of Calgary, and serves residents of Southern Alberta, and portions of British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The Department of Oncology is part of the Cumming School of Medicine and to help accommodate growth both in clinical service delivery and comprehensive cancer care (research and education) Alberta Health Services is currently building a new, free-standing cancer centre to be situated on the Foothills Hospital footprint and will be the largest cancer Centre in Canada when competed in 2023.

Named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from historically one the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour''s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

Qualifications & Experience

You must have an MD degree and Canadian specialist certification in Medical Oncology, or the equivalent. You must be eligible for licensure as a specialist by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for appointment to the medical staff of AHS. Special training and/or a record of academic success in areas such as epidemiology, clinical trials, investigational new drug development, translational research and/or health services research would be desirable.
The successful applicant will be expected to obtain an appointment within the Department of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or those with permanent resident status.

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternate Payment Plan
Average Annual Income
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 0% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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