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Medical Oncologist - BC Cancer

Medical Oncologist

BC Cancer

Regular Full Time

Trail, BC

 

BC Cancer is creating a full-service cancer clinic to serve the Kootenay Boundary region of BC’s interior. The clinic, once fully staffed, will consist of four Medical Oncologists and one GP Oncologist, along with nursing and clerical support, working in the lovely city of Trail, BC. While working in the cancer clinic in Trail, you will be a member of the BC Cancer Kelowna Medical Oncology department, which consists of 28 Medical Oncologists, GPO’s and NP’s. The Trail Cancer Clinic will offer innovative therapy in a personalized practice environment, housed in the Kootenay Boundary Hospital, a 75-bed regional hospital offering on-site Radiology, Pathology, Surgery and Pharmacy services. The Trail Cancer Clinic serves a network of local communities, with a catchment area of approximately 100,000 people, performing over 600 consultations and related care per year. The Clinic will administer a full range of IV and oral systemic therapies.

 

As a BC Cancer Medical Oncologist working in Trail, you will have the support of your colleagues in the clinic and be part of a close-knit team of physicians, clerks, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and dietitians, all integrated with the local surgeons, radiologists and pathologists.. As part of BC Cancer Kelowna, aligned with our Interior Health partner, you will have the support of regional and provincial colleagues, provincial and regional tumour groups, and tumour board conferences for case discussions. In the future, clinical trials enrollment will be supported at the Clinic, increasing research and care opportunities.

 

British Columbians have among the lowest cancer mortality rates in the country, and have access to state-of-the-art therapies. Our provincial cancer system structure is a key element of our success and ample opportunity exists for collaboration across and within our provincial tumour groups. As a Medical Oncologist, you will report to the BC Cancer Kelowna Head of Medical Oncology for issues related to professional practice, research, teaching and standards of care.

 

The Kootenay Boundary region boasts an enviable climate and spectacular beauty. Whether skiing at Red Mountain, hiking in the spectacular mountain scenery, camping, cycling or enjoying the regions many lakes and rivers, you will have your pick of a remarkable variety of recreational options. Every season holds promise; at times, it is even possible to ski in the morning and paddleboard in the afternoon. Trail has a well-deserved reputation as an attractive community for families and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

 

Eligible applicants have obtained or are working towards Fellowship standing with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, along with a certificate of Special Competence in Medical Oncology. Applicants must also be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the BC Cancer Medical Advisory Committee requirements of credentialing. In addition, applicants must 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 Kootenay Boundary Hospital.

 

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

 

Mr. (Kevin) Po-Wei Wang

Advisor, Talent Acquisition - Physician and Scientific, HR Recruitment

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

BC Cancer

 

email: kevin.wang@phsa.ca

(604) 875-7215 x557215

 

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

 

The PHSA is 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.

 

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

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

For more information about Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, please visit the website at: https://www.kbdoctors.ca/trail.html