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General Practitioner, Oncology - BC Cancer Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

General Practitioner in Oncology
BC Cancer Vancouver
Regular Part-Time: 0.6 FTE (Monday to Wednesday)
Vancouver, BC, Canada

BC Cancer - Vancouver is looking for a part-time family physician to work within the Medical Oncology Department as a General Practitioner in Oncology (GPO). The GPO works collaboratively with the Medical Oncology team in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment. The role involves in providing inpatient care for a 17-bed unit 3 days per week and is extremely interesting, meaningful work. There is no on-call service or evening work associated with this role. No previous experience in oncology is required. The department will support the successful applicant in developing the requisite expertise for the role, including a 2-week Introductory GPO course in Vancouver.

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 32 Medical Oncologists. The department has a longstanding reputation for clinical excellence and academia. Vancouver Cancer centre is a full service cancer centre with strong medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, diagnostic imaging, pathology, oral oncology, supportive care and functional imaging services and an inpatient unit.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a family practitioner in British Columbia, have Canadian certification (FRCP, FRCS or CCFP) at the time of appointment, and should be suitable for appointment to the University of British Columbia. The preferred start date is July 2020.

Questions regarding the position or applications, including a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae should be directed to:

Dr. Caroline Lohrisch
Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia
Department Head, Medical Oncology
BC Cancer - Vancouver

Closing date for applications: April 5th, 2020.

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.

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.

Labor Agreement Requisition # 2338173 Work Site Operating-Vancouver Cancer Ctr Job Type Regular, Part-Time FTE 0.60 Hours of Work Rotating Work Days Monday to Wednesday Expiry Date 16-Jul-2020

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