Medical Oncologist, Jack Ady Cancer Centre, Cancer Care Alberta

Medical Oncology
MED0001YI Requisition #

The Department of Oncology, Cancer Care Alberta, Alberta Health Services, Community Oncology in conjunction with University of Calgary invite applications for a full-time Medical Oncologist position at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC) in Lethbridge, Alberta.  

This position will be required to be located at the Jack Ady Cancer Centre (JACC), Lethbridge Alberta as primary location with shared participation in a Medical Oncology outreach at the Margery E Yuill Cancer Centre (MEYCC), Medicine Hat, 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 and Radiation Oncologists, Nurse Practitioners and medical support staff working in the South Zone.


The JACC in Lethbridge is one of four Regional Cancer Centres within Cancer Care 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, a fellowship in Medical Oncology and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

This position is sponsorship and LMIA eligible.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

The annual compensation will be calculated in accordance with the Cancer Care Alberta Physician compensation grid for Medical Oncologists ranging from $322,857.00 (level 1) to $464,743.00 (level 4). Grid placement will be based on qualifications, training and experience.

Recruitment Incentives: Relocation Support: up to $10,000 for recruits within North America and up to $15,000 for recruits outside North America.

Strategic Incentives: the successful candidate is eligible for an additional recruitment incentive of up to $50,000 conditional on leadership approval.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Applicants are to submit their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Dr. Abhjit Ghose

Acting Medical Director, Community Oncology

Email: and apply to MED0001YI.

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