BC Cancer is committed to reducing cancer incidence and mortality, and improving the quality of life of those living with the disease. 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. These include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. BC Cancer 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.
BC Cancer 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 Oncology
BC Cancer Agency – Centre for Southern Interior (CSI)
Regular Part Time (0.50 to 0.8 FTE)
The Centre for the Southern Interior (CSI) in Kelowna operates a Community Oncology Clinic in Penticton, BC. We are looking for a General Practitioner in Oncology to join our well established team.
In BC we have some of the best cancer control results in the country, with access to more state-of-the-art drug therapies than any other province. Our provincial structure is the key to our success and ample opportunity exists for collaboration across and within our tumour groups. You will report to the Head of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer-CSI for issues related to patient care, research, teaching and standards of care.
The Penticton Region boasts spectacular beauty and agricultural abundance, with a variety of recreational options, offering the opportunity to ski, play a round of golf, horseback ride and visit a winery all in one day. Surrounded by majestic mountains and refreshing waters, every season holds promise, with activities such as hiking, biking and boating in summer, to skiing, boarding and snowmobiling in winter. The 2,000 hours of sunshine each year will help you enjoy the Southern Interior even more.
You must also be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the requirements for credentialing by the Professional Advisory Committee of the BC Cancer Agency. In addition, you should be eligible for appointment to the Medical Staff at Penticton Regional Hospital.
For more information about the role, please contact:
Barbara Campling, MD, FRCPC
Head of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer-CSI
To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest, and your curriculum vitae in confidence to:
Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Start date: ASAP
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Thank you for your interest. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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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.