StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateApril 29, 2019
Posted DateOctober 29, 2018
Hospital NameCross Cancer InstituteRead more about this hospital
Medical Oncologist - Hematologist, Cross Cancer Institute
The Department of Oncology, CancerControl Alberta at the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI), with Alberta Health Services is accepting applications for a full-time clinician within the discipline of
Hematology and Hematological Malignancies. This position will be based at the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) in Edmonton. The position is for three years’ duration with the expectation of transitioning to a permanent position.
The successful applicant will join a team of multidisciplinary cancer programs and a team of Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and other medical support staff in the Edmonton and North zones. Responsibilities will include participation in ambulatory clinics for patients with lymphoproliferative disorders, attending duties on the inpatient lymphoma/myeloma/autologous stem cell transplant unit at CCI, and shared participation in a malignant hematology outreach clinic at Grande Prairie Regional Cancer Centre (GPCC). Other responsibilities will include participation 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.
Candidates will have an appointment in the Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, and will be expected to actively participate in clinical research and teaching activities within the Department.
CCI, Edmonton and GPCC, Grande Prairie, operate within a provincial framework for cancer care supported by provincial clinical guidelines and standards, focused on patient centered care. CCI is a free-standing integrated cancer treatment and research facility that functions as the tertiary oncology referral centre for Northern Alberta. CCI is a leader in innovative cancer research, prevention, treatment, and care initiatives. This cancer centre sees both in- and out-patients, currently treating over 21,000 patients in one year.
Candidates must have an MD with certification in Hematology and Internal Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Candidates should have additional specialized training and expertise in the area of lymphoproliferative disorders, including lymphomas, multiple myeloma and autologous stem cell transplantation. They must read, write, and speak English fluently.
CancerControl Alberta, Alberta Health Services offers an attractive compensation, benefits and relocation assistance package. The annual compensation will be calculated in accordance with the CancerControl Alberta Physician compensation grid for Medical Oncologists $318,086.00 - $457,875.00 dependent on qualifications, training and experience.
Additional Comments (Community):
The capital city of Alberta, Edmonton is the largest northernmost city in North America with a metropolitan population of over one million, and steadily growing. Edmonton is a young and busy city that takes full advantage of the outdoors, in every season. The Rocky Mountains are a quick 4-hour drive away.
Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae as well as the names of three references forwarded to:
Scott North, MD, FRCPC, MHPE
Section Chief, Department of Medical Oncology
Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Health Services
11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Alberta Health Services respects, appreciates and encourages diversity
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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