Regular Full-time (1.0 FTE)
BC Cancer - Victoria Cancer Centre
BC Cancer - Victoria is a medium-sized, academic cancer centre, servicing the whole of Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands. We are seeking a full-time staff radiation oncologist to join our staff of 17 Radiation Oncologists and one General Practitioner in Oncology, working within the provincial Radiation Therapy program at BC Cancer.
BC Cancer - Victoria has 6 Varian Truebeam linear accelerators, one with high resolution multileaf collimation and one 6 degrees of freedom couch, an orthovoltage unit, 2 CT simulators, and diagnostic CT-PET. We have well-established programs in prostate and gynecologic brachytherapy and a growing stereotactic program that treats almost all anatomic sites. Annually, we treat approximately 3000 patients per year with radiotherapy.
Our department has an active academic program; the successful applicant will be expected to deliver excellent patient care and be involved in teaching of medical students and residents, clinical trials, and clinical research. Expertise in GU and H&N is desirable, as is expertise in clinical research. Participation within the provincial tumour groups is encouraged. The successful applicant 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 Royal Jubilee Hospital.
Victoria, “The City of Gardens”, is one of Canada’s most beautiful cities and offers the country’s most temperate year-round climate, with “Big city” amenities in a smaller city setting. Vancouver Island is known for its spectacular Pacific Ocean beaches, ski hills, sailing, hiking and fishing.
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 Royal Jubilee Hospital. Canadian Immigration regulations accord preference to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants.
All qualified applicants may apply by sending their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to
Dr. Sally Smith
Head, Department of Radiation Oncology
BC Cancer - Victoria
Closing date for applications: December 31, 2021
BC Cancer 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 a program 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, encouraging all qualified individuals 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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