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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.

  

Physician – Pain & Symptom Management

BC Cancer Agency – Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior

Regular Part Time 0.40 FTE

Kelowna, British Columbia

  

In this attractive clinical and academic position, you will participate in the clinical, educational and research activities of the Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior and the community. This engaging role involves addressing the palliative care needs of ambulant cancer patients, integrated with oncological management, including those in the survivorship context. You will be accountable for facilitating a coordinated approach and ensuring continuity of palliative care support through effective communication and transfers back to community-level physicians, home care/palliative care services, etc. You will provide consultation and education to other BCCA care teams and community-based care providers as required, support and engage in research and education interests in the area of palliative and supportive care. Enhancing awareness and providing public and provider education on palliative care and symptom management for oncology patients rounds out your mandate.

  

As a fully licensed physician, you meet the requirements of the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as those of Medical Advisory Committee of the BC Cancer Agency and the Kelowna General Hospital.

 

Applicants from a CCFP background are preferred to have completed a Year of Added Competency, in Palliative Care (YAC); to have achieved equivalent certification via the leadership route, or, for applicants with a Royal College background, to have equivalent training and experience.

 

For further information about this opportunity, please contact:

 

Pippa Hawley

Provincial Medical leader

Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care

BC Cancer Agency

phawley@bccancer.bc.ca

 

Applications should be submitted in confidence to:

 

Akosua Tomash

Advisor, Talent Acquisition

akosua.tomash@phsa.ca

 

The position will be open until filled. 

 

For more information about the BC Cancer Agency, please visit the website at: http://www.bccancer.bc.ca  

 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, 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.

 

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