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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyRadiation Oncology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityRed Deer(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateAugust 31, 2018

Posted DateMay 02, 2018


Hospital NameCentral Alberta Cancer CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Cancer Control Alberta in conjunction with the University of Alberta, are seeking a 1.0 FTE Radiation Oncologist to start by July 3, 2018 or sooner, to join the staff at the Central Alberta Cancer Centre (CACC) in Red Deer, Alberta. Demonstrated ability to manage patients with a wide range of disease sites will be an asset.

The CACC in Red Deer is one of four Regional Cancer Centres in Alberta. Serving patients from Central Alberta, the centre has 2 TrueBeam linear accelerators, CT planning and a full complement of medical physics, dosimetry, therapy and support services. A third vault is available to accommodate equipment renewal and future service expansion. You will be one of 2 Radiation Oncologists who in 2016 provided 493 new patient consultations and supervised 481 courses of external bean RT. Lung SBRT and recruitment to prospective clinical trials are part of daily practice. Cancer care provision at the CACC is centered around 7 major tumor groups with rarer tumors managed in conjunction with consultation and expertise from tertiary centers in Calgary and Edmonton. Regular tumor board and RT peer-review QA discussions occur locally and by videolink with either Calgary or Edmonton.

You will be expected to participate fully in a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care at the CACC and will join a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the Central Zone.

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 tumor team based activities including peer-review QA, annual, province-wide tumor team meetings, and local quality assurance or quality improvement initiatives and educational programs.

Qualifications & Experience

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

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English

All Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)


Compensation Type
Average Annual Income
$400,000 - $500,000
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.

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