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Medical Oncologist - BC Cancer Vancouver

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Medical Oncologist

BC Cancer – Vancouver Centre

Locum Temporary Full Time: 1.0 FTE

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 – Vancouver is the largest treatment facility within BC Cancer and works in close collaboration with the BC Cancer Research Centre (BCCRC) and Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), both of which are in close proximity. Our department has a current staff of 42 Medical Oncologists. The department has a longstanding reputation for clinical excellence and academia. Vancouver Cancer centre is a full service cancer centre with strong radiation oncology, surgical oncology, diagnostic imaging, pathology, oral oncology, supportive care and functional imaging services and an inpatient unit.

As a Medical Oncologist, you will use your experience and qualifications to provide quality cancer care to our patients. Clinical experience in the management of lung/head & neck and/or gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies is highly desirable and preference will be given to individuals with additional (1+) years of research training/lung or head & neck fellowship beyond medical oncology residency training requirements. This position will primarily treat lung/head & neck and/or GI malignancies with a possible other tumor site to be determined mutually with the successful candidate.

The candidate will support the activities of the Vancouver Medical Oncology Program and the UBC Medical Oncology Training Program, including the teaching of postgraduate trainees and undergraduate medical students.

You 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. You must be eligible for a valid license to practice medicine in Canada to apply.

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

Dr. Christian Kollmannsberger

Department Head, Medical Oncology

BC Cancer – Vancouver Centre

ckollmannsberger@bccancer.bc.ca

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

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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