The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. It provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia by working with community partners to deliver a range of cancer services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Abbotsford and Prince George. The BC Cancer Agency's Research Centre conducts research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BCCA is an agency 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.
General Practitioner in Radiation Oncology
BC Cancer Agency – Fraser Valley Centre
Regular Part-Time Opportunity 0.50 FTE
The Fraser Valley Cancer Centre (FVCC) offers comprehensive cancer care as part of the BC Cancer Agency, an Agency of the Provincial Health Service Authority. It is located in Surrey BC, adjacent to Surrey Memorial Hospital.
The FVCC is recruiting for a 0.5 FTE (half time) GPO position in radiation oncology.
The physician hired will participate in the clinical, educational and research activities of the centre providing clinical support for a team of Radiation Oncologists. This will primarily involve outpatient care of patients undergoing radiation treatment with a minor component of inpatient care. The position has no on-call responsibilities and work hours are scheduled Monday to Friday, in keeping with the clinical hours of the department. The precise work days are negotiable and on the job GPO training will be provided.
In order to deliver quality care for our cancer patients, a knowledgeable, caring demeanour is expected and the ability to collaborate closely with oncologists, nurses, dieticians, councillors and radiation therapists is essential.
Candidates must be licensed to practice as a family physician in British Columbia and meet the requirements for appointment as a member of the medical staff of the BC Cancer Agency and Surrey Memorial Hospital. In-patient experience and some oncology experience is an asset, though not essential.
Please inquire for more details or submit an application in confidence to:
Dr. Devin Schellenberg
BC Cancer Agency, Fraser Valley Cancer Centre
13750, 96th Avenue
Surrey, B.C. V3V 1Z2
Applications will be accepted until filled.
For more information about the BC Cancer Agency, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca
For more information on the PHSA, please visit: http://jobs.phsa.ca
The 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.