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Medical Oncologist - BC Cancer Kelowna

Medical Oncologist

Regular Full Time

BC Cancer – Kelowna Cancer Centre

Kelowna, BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. You will be part of a network of more than 2,700 specialized physicians who impact patient care daily, within the largest network of tertiary services in B.C. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

BC Cancer is looking for a Medical Oncologist to join its Kelowna Centre team, in British Columbia’s Southern Interior Region. Kelowna’s Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre is a full-service academic cancer centre and offers a full range of services in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Palliative Care and support services such as Nutrition, Clinical Trials and Patient and Family Counseling. The Kelowna Centre is recognized for being a provincial leader in high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy for breast, prostate and gynecological cancers, having changed the standard of care.

As a Medical Oncologist you will use your extensive experience and qualifications to provide oncology consultation, patient care, teaching, and research. Working with a team of specialized medical oncologists at the Centre, you will participate exclusively in the care of Oncology patients.

The beautiful seasons of Kelowna

 

BC’s interior is an amazing winter playground for snow sports enthusiasts, and an equally fantastic summer destination for water adventures like kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard or pedal boat – offered right in downtown Kelowna! Big White Ski Resort is less than an hour drive from town, and offers a resort-style setting with amenities for downhill skiing and snowboarding, along with fat biking, snowmobiling, and any other winter sport you can think of. Come summer time, stop at roadside fruit stands for delicious Okanagan fresh fruits, and head out for the multitude of parks and beaches that dot Kelowna’s shoreline. After cycling, hiking, skiing, boating…relaxation is yours at any of the region’s wineries, craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries. Kelowna is a 4-hour drive to Vancouver (depending on weather conditions), with air travel out of Kelowna International Airport.

 

As the successful candidate, you will have obtained, or are working towards, Fellowship standing in the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, along with a certificate of Special Competence in Medical Oncology. You must also be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the requirements of credentialing by the Professional Advisory Committee of BC Cancer. You must be eligible for a valid license to practice medicine in Canada.

 

For further details regarding this position you may contact:

 

Dr. Susan Ellard

Department Head, Medical Oncology

BC Cancer - Kelowna

sellard@bccancer.bc.ca

 

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae to:

 

Adeline Chan

Advisor Physician Recruitment

Email: physicianrecruitment@phsa.ca

 

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the positions will remain open until it is filled

 

The start date for this position is open. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.