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. BC Cancer Agency 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.
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.
Locum Opportunity (Until May 1, 2018)
BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Island Centre
2410 Lee Avenue
Working out of our Vancouver Island Centre in Victoria, you will use your extensive experience and qualifications to provide oncology consultation, patient care, teaching and research. Our collaborative efforts and affiliation with the Island Medical Program of the University of British Columbia and UVIC Faculty of Medicine make this opportunity ideal for individuals who are looking to enhance their talents while making a province-wide impact.
Victoria’s flower-lined city streets breathe life and beauty into a place that’s famous for being the “City of Gardens”. This wonderful city and Capital of British Columbia, bridges the gap between 19th-century London and modern culture, and creates a magical environment of pampering spas, shopping, cafés and restaurants.
Applicants should have Fellowship standing with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, along with a certificate of Special Competence in Medical Oncology. You must also be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the requirements of credentialing by the Professional Advisory Committee of the BC Cancer Agency. In addition, you should be eligible for a clinical appointment in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and for appointment to the Medical Staff at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. A competitive compensation package is offered and will be commensurate with experience.
Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast lifestyle with this opportunity!
Please forward your curriculum vitae, cover letter or general inquiries to:
Dr. Jason Hart, MD, FRCPC
Department Head, Medical Oncology
BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Island Centre
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Start date: December 1, 2017
Thank you for your interest. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. English is the official language used at PHSA.