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Chair – Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumour Group Committee
BC Cancer

Working towards a world free from cancer, BC Cancer has a mandate that covers the entire spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

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.

The Chair, Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumour Group Committee will provide leadership and oversight of the CNS Tumour Group Committee and work with its provincial members, BC Cancer Tumour Group Council and BC Cancer leadership to develop processes and strategies to ultimately improve patient care and improve the outcome of all patients with cancer. The Chair will oversee the Tumour Group committee work, provide strategic oversight on issues related to relevant oncology research and outcomes evaluation work, promote and facilitate access to and analysis of tumour-site specific data, and oversee development of evidence-based guidelines across the spectrum of cancer care.

The successful candidate will be an Oncologist with current registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and will be a member of the CNS Tumour Group Committee.

Please direct applications, accompanied by a cover letter, to Health Match BC

Application deadline: October 11, 2021

BC Cancer is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. You will be part of a network of more than 2,700 specialized physicians who impact patient care daily, within the largest network of tertiary services in B.C. 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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
For more information about BC Cancer, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca


PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. 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. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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Vancouver

The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of two million, Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants.

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