General Practitioner, Radiation Oncology

BC Cancer Kelowna is a full-service cancer centre located in Kelowna, BC currently seeking a GPO in Radiation Oncology to join the current team of 15 radiation oncologists. 

BC Cancer is a provincial organization responsible for population-based cancer control in BC. BC Cancer Kelowna has a full range of medical oncology, diagnostic and support services and a complement of 250 centre staff.

BC Cancer Kelowna Radiation Oncology is committed to excellence in clinical care and is focused on developing academic excellence in a provincial cancer care environment.  The clinical practitioner oncologist (gpo) works collaboratively with Radiation Oncologists and other medical specialists, nurses and clerical staffs in an interdisciplinary working environment.  The role includes ambulatory care of patients on therapy and in follow up.  There is also a component of the role that supports inpatient care as well.  There is no on call service associated with this role. 

Applicants must be eligible for licensure as a specialist in British Columbia and have Canadian certification (FRCP, FRCS or CCFP) at the time of appointment.  You must also be suitable for appointment to the University of British Columbia.  Canadian Immigration regulations accord preference to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  No previous experience in radiation oncology is required, the department will support the successful applicant in developing the requisite expertise for the role.

This opportunity should be particularly attractive to an individual looking for the opportunity to participate in the academic growth of the department and live in a city that supports an outstanding lifestyle.  Kelowna, located 400 km NE of Vancouver, is known for its desirable climate, fruit growing, wine production, year round outdoor activities and its renowned scenic beauty. 

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest, your curriculum vitae and the names of three references in confidence to:

Dr. Francois Bachand, Department Head, BC Cancer Kelowna Radiation Oncology

Email:  FBachand@bccancer.bc.ca

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).

PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.