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Radiation Oncologist - BC Cancer Surrey

Radiation Oncologist

BC Cancer - Surrey

Regular Full Time

 

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 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, survivorship and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George.

 

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BC Cancer – Surrey is a full-service academic and teaching centre providing comprehensive cancer care as part of BC Cancer. It is adjacent to, and has a close working relationship with, Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) and serves a diverse, multicultural, growing suburban community within Greater Vancouver.

 

With 14 Radiation Oncologists and 1 General Practitioner in Oncology, Surrey provides care for all tumor sites. The Surrey Centre is complete with CT simulation, an orthovoltage unit and 5 Varian linear accelerators (including 3 Truebeams, and 2 SRS/SBRT units with micormultileaf collimation and 6-degree of freedom couch). Our innovative physics, dosimetry and therapy staff are assets and Surrey has a full range of medical oncology, diagnostic and support services.

 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a collaborative and interactive provincial Radiation Therapy program, committed to clinical excellence through evidence based care and knowledge generation. Numerous local and provincial opportunities exist to participate in outcome research using our population based model and resultant databases, providing an excellent opportunity for career advancement. Furthermore, the equipment and imaging provided at Surrey is state of the art and will ensure the candidate is up to date with modern treatment methods. Finally, it is expected that the candidate will participate in undergraduate/graduate teaching in conjunction with our local academic environment and have an academic appointment with the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine.

 

In order to deliver quality care for our cancer patients, a knowledgeable, caring demeanour is expected and the ability to collaborate closely within a multidisciplinary environment is essential.

The ideal candidate would bring fellowship training and/or clinical experience in gyne +/-prostate brachytherapy. Head and Neck experience would also be an asset. However, specific clinical duties will be dependent on the candidate’s expertise and we encourage all to apply. The start date is flexible but ideally by Spring/Summer 2022.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and must have obtained a Fellowship in Radiation Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or hold an equivalent qualification, by the time of appointment.

 

All qualified applicants may apply by sending a letter of intent, their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to:

 

Dr. Devin Schellenberg

Head, Department of Radiation Oncology

BC Cancer - Surrey

email: dschellenberg@bccancer.bc.ca

phone: 604-930-4028

 

Closing date for applications: January 1, 2022

 

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.

 

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 the website at: http://www.bccancer.bc.ca

 

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.