Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Hematology

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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, survivorship and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centers in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George.

The Leukemia/BMT Program is an academic, innovative program for the comprehensive management of aggressive haematological malignancies and stem cell transplant (including immune effector cell therapy) based at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC. Currently, the Vancouver Program services the province of British Columbia and Yukon. This FACT accredited program currently transplants approximately 300 patients per year. The Program is also the only provincial referral center for adult patients with acute leukemia. The Leukemia/BMT Program is a joint operation between BC Cancer and Vancouver Coastal Health.

Hematologist
Leukemia/BMT Program of B.C.
Division of Hematology
Permanent: 0.9 FTE

The preferred candidate shall have experience beyond Fellowship training and have at least 5 years experience working in this area and gained expertise in both stem cell transplant and management of acute leukemia. A special interest in palliative/supportive care aspects of management would be beneficial. The Program has a full complement of support personnel including cell processing through the Cell Therapy Laboratory at the BC Cancer Research Centre. Academic appointments and support are delivered through the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC). An appointment with the Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA) and full admitting privileges at VGH are mandatory.

The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and must have obtained a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

All qualified applicants may apply by sending a letter of intent, their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to:

Roberta Lowe
Manager, Hematology, BC Cancer
Email: roberta.lowe@bccancer.bc.ca

Applications will be accepted until August 25th 2020.

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.

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 the website at: http://www.bccancer.bc.ca

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. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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