Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Medical Oncology

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Medical Oncologist
Regular Full Time (1.0 FTE)
BC Cancer - Victoria, BC


BC Cancer is one of the world's renowned cancer organizations. The Vancouver Island Centre, located in Victoria, BC, offers a full range of services in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Palliative care and support services such as Nutrition, Clinical Trials and Patient and Family Counseling.

Victoria is one of Canada’s most beautiful cities and offers the country’s most temperate year-round climate. Vancouver Island is known for its spectacular Pacific Ocean beaches, ski hills, sailing, hiking and fishing. Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast Lifestyle with this unique opportunity.

As a Medical Oncologist you will use your extensive experience and qualifications to provide quality cancer care to our patients. Clinical duties are likely to include three sites depending on departmental needs and candidate experience. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of a collaborative care team committed to excellence, to participate in clinical, research, administrative and educational activities.

You have obtained or are working towards Fellowship standing in the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine, along with a certificate of Special Competence in Medical Oncology. You must also be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia and meet the requirements of credentialing by the Professional Advisory Committee of BC Cancer. In addition, you should be eligible for a clinical appointment in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. You must be eligible for a valid license to practice medicine in Canada to apply.
Please address cover letters to:

Dr. Joanna Vergidis
Department Head, Medical Oncology
BC Cancer – Victoria


Closing date for applications: Applications will be reviewed immediately and the positions will remain open until it is filled.

For more information about BC Cancer, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca

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 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.

The PHSA is 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.

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British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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