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General Practitioner - Oncology, BC Cancer Centre for Southern Interior, Penticton

Penticton, BC
Full Time
28 days ago

General Practitioner in Oncology
BC Cancer- Centre for Southern Interior (CSI)
Regular Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Penticton, BC

The Centre for the Southern Interior (CSI) in Kelowna operates a Community Oncology Clinic in Penticton, BC. We are looking for a General Practitioner in Oncology to join our well established team.

In BC we have some of the best cancer control results in the country, with access to more state-of-the-art drug therapies than any other province. Our provincial structure is the key to our success and ample opportunity exists for collaboration across and within our tumour groups. You will report to the Head of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer-CSI for issues related to patient care, research, teaching and standards of care.

The Penticton Region boasts spectacular beauty and agricultural abundance, with a variety of recreational options, offering the opportunity to ski, play a round of golf, horseback ride and visit a winery all in one day. Surrounded by majestic mountains and refreshing waters, every season holds promise, with activities such as hiking, biking and boating in summer, to skiing, boarding and snowmobiling in winter. The 2,000 hours of sunshine each year will help you enjoy the Southern Interior even more.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a specialist in British Columbia and have Canadian certification (FRCP, FRCS or CCFP) at the time of appointment. You must also be suitable for appointment to the University of British Columbia. No previous experience in radiation oncology is required, the department will support the successful applicant in developing the requisite expertise for the role.

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest, and your curriculum vitae in confidence to:

Barbara Campling, MD, FRCPC
Head of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer-CSI

Your application will be review immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

The 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.

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants 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, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Labor Agreement Requisition # 2335799 Work Site Job Type Regular, Full-Time FTE 1.0 Hours of Work Work Days Expiry Date 01-Apr-2020

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