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Medical Oncologist (Locum) - Abbotsford

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

Medical Oncologist

Locum Opportunity (1 year, starting September 2019)
BC Cancer - Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford, BC

BC Cancer - Abbotsford seeks a Medical Oncologist to join the team starting September, 2019. Expertise in gynecology, breast and lung malignancies would be desirable.

The successful applicant will be one of 12 Medical Oncologists / Hematologists at the BC Cancer-Abbotsford, a full service cancer centre that provides service to approximately 1800 new patients per year. The BC Cancer-Abbotsford has a full range of medical oncology, diagnostic and support services.

BC Cancer - Abbotsford is committed to excellence in clinical care and is focused on developing academic excellence in a provincial cancer care environment. BC Cancer's population-based model and resultant databases provide outstanding opportunities for outcome-based research. Abbotsford Centre participates actively in several clinical trials groups. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of a collaborative care team committed to excellence, to participate in clinical, research, administrative and educational activities. Although expertise in gynecology, breast and lung malignancies would be desirable but all candidates with suitable qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position.

Abbotsford, the "City in the Country", is nested in the shadow of majestic Mt. Baker, in the eastern Fraser Valley, and has a blend of modern urban living and a friendly country atmosphere. Thanks to the comfortable west coast climate and surrounding geography, a variety of recreational opportunities are nearby. Abbotsford is at a short drive to Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA.

The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC and meet all credentialing requirements for appointment as medical oncologist at BC Cancer and Abbotsford Hospital. A competitive compensation package is offered and will be commensurate with experience.

Please forward a letter expressing your interest and your curriculum vitae to:

Paul Galbraith MD

Head of Medical oncology

BC Cancer Abbotsford Center


Application will be accepted until the position is filled.

BC Cancer is committed to reduce the burden of cancer in British Columbia. 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 Kelowna, Surrey, 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.

BC Cancer and PHSA are 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.

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Labor Agreement Requisition # BCC-2324950 Work Site Job Type Temporary, Full-Time Temporary Duration 12 months FTE 1.0 Hours of Work Work Days Expiry Date

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