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General Practitioner in Oncology - BC Cancer Prince George

Join us at the newest BC Cancer Centre and experience the fantastic lifestyle that Prince George has to offer!

 

General Practitioner in Oncology
BC Cancer

Regular Full-time or Part-time position available

Prince George, BC, Canada

 

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 – Prince is looking for a family physician to work within the Oncology Department as a General Practitioner in Oncology (GPO). The GPO works collaboratively with the Oncology team in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate would be primarily involved in supporting patients receiving treatment with chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This is extremely interesting, meaningful work. There is no on-call service or evening work associated with this role. No previous experience in oncology is required. The department will support the successful applicant in developing the requisite expertise for the role, including an 8-week Introductory GPO course, two weeks of which is didactic learning and 6 weeks of preceptorship.

 

BC Cancer is a world-renowned cancer organization. At the Prince George centre, our vision is to improve access to services and enhance the continuum of cancer care in Northern BC. Prince George is BC's northern capital with picturesque wilderness close at hand, offering a true nature lover’s paradise. Prince George also offers year-round entertainment options, from symphony concerts and theatre to family fun activities. Professionally, BC Cancer Prince George offers a great collaboration with Northern Health, on site with the UBC Northern Medical Program and the University Hospital of Northern BC, with excellent opportunities for teaching. We have an in-house research and clinical trials unit, which is currently conducting national and international level radiation trials and is eager to expand to systemic therapy trials in the near future.

 

Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a family practitioner in British Columbia, have Canadian certification (FRCP, FRCS or CCFP) at the time of appointment, and should be suitable for appointment to the University of British Columbia. Preferred start date is July 2021.

 

Questions regarding the position or applications, including a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae should be directed to:

 

Dr. Stacy Miller

Executive Medical Director

BC Cancer - Prince George                        
Email: smiller5@bccancer.bc.ca

 

Application will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until it is filled    

 

The BC Cancer (www.bccancer.bc.ca) 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.