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Medical Oncologist

Regular, Full-Time

BC Cancer – Prince George Cancer Centre

Prince George, BC

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 Prince George Centre team, located in Northern British Columbia. Prince George is considered the urban hub for the north, with a population of approximately 75,000 people, offering a comfortable and accessible lifestyle for the whole family. The surrounding wilderness offers a true outdoor person’s paradise –hiking, camping, cycling, and skiing while still offering the infrastructure of a city with cultural and sporting events for all interests. Prince George is a 9-hour drive to Vancouver, and is accessible via the city’s international airport, Prince George Airport.

The Prince George Centre is BC Cancer’s newest Cancer Centre and has a great collaboration with Northern Health including University Hospital of Northern BC, a tertiary hospital, on site and with the UBC Northern Medical Program with excellent opportunities for teaching. The Centre 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.

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 Centre has an in-house Research and Clinical Trials Unit, which is currently conducting national and international level radiation trials.

The great outdoors of Prince George

The urban centre setting provides a family-friendly community with wonderful schools, active community sports, and lots of shopping, dining, and recreation amenities. Prince George also offers unlimited access to a more “untamed” outdoors experience. There are hundred of nearby lakes and rivers to explore, providing recreational access as well as great fishing in waters ranging from tickling creeks to massive reservoirs. The surrounding wilderness offers a true outdoor person’s paradise with an abundance of fresh air and pristine forests, and the city within is home to friendly community of residents who are passionate about their outdoors pastimes.

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. In addition, you should be eligible for a clinical appointment in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and for appointment to the medical staff at University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. You must be eligible for a valid license to practice medicine in Canada.

For more information, please contact: 

Dr. Stacy Miller

Regional Medical Director

BC Cancer – Prince George

smiller5@bccancer.bc.ca

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

Shelley Breen

Physician Recruiter, Talent Acquisition

BC Cancer

shelley.breen@phsa.ca

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

Successful candidates will have:

  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

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

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Salaried Physicians enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Salaried Physicians receive annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
  • Physicians hired at BC Cancer - Prince George can expect additional financial benefits, such as generous Rural Recruitment incentives, ongoing bonuses from the Government of BC and the Northern Health Authority. Terms and conditions of various incentives and bonuses would need to be fulfilled.

What we do

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

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

(PHSA) 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. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

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 and diversity and hires on the basis of merit. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 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.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca

For more information about BC Cancer, please visit: www.bccancer.bc.ca

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