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General Practitioner - Oncology, BC Cancer Victoria

Victoria, BC
Full Time
17 days ago

General Practitioner in Oncology
BC Cancer

Regular Full-Time
Victoria, BC, Canada

BC Cancer - Victoria is looking for a full-time family physician to work within the Radiation Oncology Department as a General Practitioner in Oncology (GPO). The GPO works collaboratively with the Radiation Oncology team in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment. The role involves both inpatient and outpatient care, 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 - Victoria offers a full range of services in Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Palliative care and Supportive care, including Nutrition, Clinical Trials and Patient and Family Counseling. The Radiation Therapy program at BC Cancer-Victoria treats approximately 3000 patients annually with radiotherapy, providing care throughout the cancer journey to patients from across Vancouver Island.

Victoria is one of Canada's most beautiful cities and offers the country's most temperate year-round climate. Vancouver Island is known for its spectacular Pacific Ocean beaches, ski hills, sailing, hiking and fishing. Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada's West Coast Lifestyle with this unique opportunity.

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. Preferred start date is July 2020. Competitive salary and benefits including CME, commensurate with experience.

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

Dr. Elaine Wai
Radiation Oncology Department Head
BC Cancer -Victoria,
Telephone: 250-519-5575

Closing date for applications will be January 30, 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 # 2335498 Work Site BC Cancer Victoria Job Type Regular, Full-Time FTE Hours of Work Work Days Expiry Date 15-Jul-2020

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