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General Practitioner in Oncology, Leukemia/BMT Program - BC Cancer

GPO Leukemia/BMT Program of BC

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 centers in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George.

The Leukemia/BMT Program is an academic, innovative program for the comprehensive management of aggressive haematological malignancies and stem cell transplant (including immune effector cell therapy) based at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC. Currently, the Vancouver Program services the province of British Columbia and Yukon. This FACT accredited program currently transplants approximately 300 patients per year. The Program is also the only provincial referral center for adult patients with acute leukemia. The Leukemia/BMT Program is a joint operation between BC Cancer and Vancouver Coastal Health.

General Practioner in Oncology

Leukemia/BMT Program of B.C.

Division of Hematology

Full Time: 1.0 FTE

The Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of British Columbia is seeking non-specialist

physicians to work as General Practitioners in Oncology (GPO)/Clinical Associates in the

Leukemia/BMT Program at Vancouver General Hospital.

The GPO/clinical associate will support the senior hematologists in the care of leukemia

and bone marrow transplant patients by providing continuing care for patients. He/She will

collaborate in the care of these patients with the leukemia/bone marrow transplant fellows-in-

training and clinical associates and internists working with the programme. Experience working in the specilaity is desirable.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and must have obtained certification in the College of Family Physicians or equivalent 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:

Roberta Lowe

Manager, Hematology, BC Cancer

Email: roberta.lowe@bccancer.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until September 15th. The anticipated start date for this position is November 1st 2020.

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 is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.