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Medical Oncologist or Hematologist - BC Cancer Kelowna
Medical Oncologist or Hematologist
BC Cancer – Kelowna Centre
Regular Full time (1.0FTE)
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 is one of the world's renowned cancer organizations. The Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre, located in Kelowna, BC, offers a full range of services in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Clinical Trials, Palliative care and support services such as Nutrition, Patient and Family Counseling, and Oncology Psychiatry. The local medical community offers tertiary level care across specialties, affiliation with the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus and the UBC Faculty of Medicine training program.
Working with a team of specialized medical oncologists at this centre, you will participate exclusively in the care of Oncology patients. The Okanagan is a region of spectacular beauty and agricultural abundance, with a variety of recreational and cultural options. Surrounded by majestic mountains, refreshing waters and lush orchards, every season holds promise, with activities such as hiking, biking and boating in summer, to skiing, boarding and biathlon in winter. Fortunate to be at the heart of BC’s Okanagan wine region, the area boasts amazing festivals featuring internationally recognized wines. In addition to museums, art galleries, a symphony, opera and choral groups, ballet, and wonderful restaurants, the 2,000 hours of sunshine each year will help you enjoy making the Southern Interior your home.
As a specialist, the full spectrum of practice is available for suitable candidates to tailor to their interest. You will use your experience and qualifications to provide expert malignant hematology care for our patients, and will possibly treat an additional tumour group site, if you are a medical oncologist. The area of tumour site participation, other than malignant hematology (primarily lymphoma and myeloma), will be defined by Centre need, with an effort to accommodate candidate interests as well. There are exciting opportunities for engagement in our expanding research and education programs.
You 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 or Hematology. 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 to apply.
For further details regarding this position you may contact:
Dr. Susan Ellard
Department Head, Medical Oncology
To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae to:
Advisor Physician Recruitment
Applications will be reviewed immediately and the positions will remain open until it is filled
For more information about BC Cancer, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca
BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and
treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
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.