calling all medical Oncologists
LONG-TERM locum position - nelson
WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU:
Kootenay Lake Hospital:
Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) is a 30-bed community hospital providing high quality health care services to residents and visitors of Nelson and the surrounding area of approximately 28,000 people.
KLH has the busiest maternity services in the region with a very active integrated maternal/child health program including obstetric/gynecology and pediatric specialist support. In addition, KLH offers specialty clinics such as Healthy Heart, diabetes education, oncology and liver clinics as well as cardiac lab with stress testing, echocardiography and Holter monitoring.
Medical Oncologist – LOCUM - Immediate - short term and long term opportunities. Unique opportunity for a Medical Oncologist to provide locum coverage in the quaint community of Nelson, BC. While cancer care teams across Interior Health work to protect vulnerable cancer patients, this opportunity will include an innovative model of care that incorporates virtual technology.
We are looking for an independent oncologist with good time management skills to be the solo provider for both the out-patient and in-patient case load. The clinic is located inside the community hospital, with a small number of in-patients.
The services provided will include the following: *In-office (out--patient) and inpatient consults *new patient consults *counselling/conduct exams *review charts *telehealth patient interactions *treatment planning *cancer treatment initiation, supervision and delivery including; chemotherapy ,targeted therapies, immunotherapy, family consultations and palliative care support and referrals to team as appropriateIndirect patient care will provide consultation for Emergency Department (ED) physicians, General Practitioner Oncologists (GPO) and other physicians in the Kootenay Boundary (KB) region as needed to provide advice for oncology-related patient concerns.
The schedule is Monday to Friday - 8 am to 5 pm and the breakdown is: · Consultations in the outpatient clinic afternoons 1 – 3 pm· IV treatments Mon to Thurs mornings · Oral chemo on Fri mornings. This position will serve as a team member, along with GP, nursing, and allied health staff to provide Medical Oncology services in a culturally safe, competent and relevant manner for each patient.
Apply today, Locum where others only vacation! It's better here!
Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the story book charm and community welcome you!
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