Specialty Radiation Oncology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Radiation Oncologist
BC Cancer – Abbotsford
Six Month Locum Appointment
Abbotsford, BC, Canada

BC Cancer-Abbotsford seeks a 1 FTE Radiation Oncologist to join our team for a 6-month locum appointment starting October 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022.

The successful applicant will be joining 9 full time radiation oncologists at the BC Cancer-Abbotsford, a full service cancer centre that provides service to approximately 2200 new patients per year. On site assets include CT simulation, four linear accelerators; with cone beam CT, Intensity Modulation, SBRT, VMAT as well as a comprehensive brachytherapy program. The centre has collaborative and innovative nursing, physics, dosimetry and therapy staff. The BC Cancer-Abbotsford has a full range of medical oncology, diagnostic and support services.

BC Cancer-Abbotsford Radiation Oncology is committed to excellence in clinical care and is focused on developing academic excellence in a provincial cancer care environment. The BC Cancer’s population-based model and resultant databases provide outstanding opportunities for outcome-based research. The Abbotsford Centre participates actively in several clinical trials groups. 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. There is no on call service associated with this role.

Abbotsford, the “City in the Country”, is nested in the shadow of majestic Mt. Baker, in the eastern Fraser Valley, and has a blend of modern urban living and a friendly country atmosphere. Thanks to the comfortable west coast climate and surrounding geography, a variety of recreational opportunities are nearby. Abbotsford is at a short drive to Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure in BC as a Radiation Oncologist and have Canadian certification in Radiation Oncology (FRCPC) or an equivalent qualification.

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae to:

Kevin P.W. Wang
Advisor, Talent Acquisition – Physician and Scientific Recruitment

Closing date for applications: August 23rd, 2021

For further information or questions, please contact:

Dr. Gaurav Bahl
Head, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, BC Cancer – Abbotsford

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 a program 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.



Compensation Type
Administrative Contract

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Fondly nicknamed "the Berry Capital of Canada," the city of Abbotsford is an agricultural mecca with more than a handful of strawberries, blueberries and field-grown flowers, such as daffodils and tulips within arm's reach. Abbotsford stays adventure ready all through the year with theme parks, scenic gardens, hiking and skiing trails, campgrounds, and more. Home to the annual Abbotsford International Air Show and the Tulip Festival, Abbotsford overflows with endless opportunities to live, work, and play.

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