BC Cancer – Prince George, BC
2 Regular Full-time positions available
BC Cancer – Prince George is seeking a Radiation Oncologist to join our team to provide clinical and academic services.
BC Cancer - Prince George is a full service cancer centre that provides service to approximately 1100 new patients per year. On site assets include CT simulation, two linear accelerators with cone beam CT, Intensity Modulation, VMAT, SABR, FSRT and a vaginal vault brachytherapy program. The centre has collaborative and innovative nursing, physics, dosimetry and radiation therapy staff. The centre provides medical oncology, diagnostic (in partnership with Northern Health Authority) and support services.
BC Cancer-Prince George Radiation Oncology is committed to excellence in clinical care and focused on developing academic excellence in a provincial cancer care environment. BC Cancer’s population-based model and resultant databases provide outstanding opportunities for outcome-based research. The Centre for the North participates actively in several clinical trials groups and leads international trials. The successful applicant will be part of a collaborative care team committed to excellence, to participate in clinical, research, administrative and educational activities. Participation within the provincial tumour groups is encouraged. They will have a clinical appointment at UBC Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, and will have privileges through both the Provincial Health Services Authority, and our partner health authority at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia.
Prince George is located close to the centre of British Columbia and is a short 1 hour flight away from Vancouver and Victoria, or Edmonton and Calgary in the neighbouring province of Alberta. Considered the “Gateway to Northern B.C.,” Prince George is the closest major urban centre for smaller northern towns and remote towns, and is the region’s centre for healthcare. It offers low cost of living, top notch education facilities and ample opportunities for recreation ranging from mountain biking to fishing, skiing to speed skating.
The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia, must have obtained a Fellowship in Radiation Oncology from the RCPSC or hold an equivalent qualification by the time of appointment, and must meet the requirements for appointment to medical staff of BC Cancer and University Hospital of British Columbia. Canadian Immigration regulations accord preference to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants.
Successful candidates will have:
- Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
- Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
What we bring
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
- Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Salaried Physicians enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Salaried Physicians receive annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
What we do
BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.
BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
(PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.
The BC Cancer (www.bccancer.bc.ca) 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 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.
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.
PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity and diversity and hires on the basis of merit. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca
For more information about BC Cancer, please visit: www.bcancer.bc.ca
For questions about the position, please contact:
Dr. Allison Ye
Radiation Oncologist, Department Head
BC Cancer - Prince George
All qualified applicants may apply by sending their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to:
Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.