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Radiation Oncologist - BC Cancer Surrey

Surrey, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Regular Full Time: 1.0 FTE
Start date between July-September 2020

BC Cancer - Surrey is a full-service academic and teaching centre providing comprehensive cancer care as part of BC Cancer. It is adjacent to, and has a close working relationship with, Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) and serves a diverse, multicultural, growing suburban community within Greater Vancouver. Surrey is located 30 kilometers from downtown Vancouver and offers ready access to all the recreational and cultural activities that the Greater Vancouver area has to offer.

With 12 Radiation Oncologists and 1 General Practitioner in Oncology, Surrey provides care for all tumor sites. The Surrey Centre is complete with CT simulation, an orthovoltage unit and 5 Varian linear accelerators (including 4 Truebeams, and a SRS/SBRT unit with micormultileaf collimation and a 6-degree of freedom couch). Our innovative physics, dosimetry and therapy staff are assets and Surrey has a full range of medical oncology, diagnostic and support services.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a collaborative and interactive provincial Radiation Therapy program, committed to clinical excellence through evidence based care and knowledge generation. Numerous local and provincial opportunities exist to participate in outcome research using our population based model and resultant databases, providing an excellent opportunity for career advancement. Furthermore, the equipment and imaging provided at Surrey is state of the art and will ensure the candidate is up to date with modern treatment methods. Finally, it is also expected that the candidate will participate in undergraduate/graduate teaching in conjunction with our local academic environment.

In order to deliver quality care for our cancer patients, a knowledgeable, caring demeanour is expected and the ability to collaborate closely within a multidisciplinary environment is essential. Specific clinical duties will be dependent on the candidate's expertise, however current departmental needs include Breast, H&N (thyroid) and Lung. The start date is expected to be Summer 2020.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and must have obtained a Fellowship in Radiation Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or hold an equivalent qualification, by the time of appointment.

All qualified applicants may apply by sending a letter of intent, their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to:

Dr. Devin Schellenberg
Head, Department of Radiation Oncology
BC Cancer - Surrey
phone: 604-930-4028

Closing date for applications: Sunday, January 31st, 2020

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.

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.

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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Labor Agreement Requisition # 2335448 Work Site Job Type Regular, Full-Time FTE Hours of Work Work Days Expiry Date 01-Apr-2020

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