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full time Physician - Family Practice at BC Cancer Agency - Abbotsford Centre
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Job ID: 4420

Physician – Pain & Symptom Management

The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) 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 Agency 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.

BCCA is an agency 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.

Physician – Pain & Symptom Management
BC Cancer Agency – Abbotsford Cancer Centre
Regular Part Time 0.20 FTE
Abbotsford, British Columbia

You will participate in the clinical, educational and research activities of the Abbotsford Cancer Centre and the community. This engaging role involves addressing the palliative care needs of ambulant cancer patients, integrated with oncological management, including those in the survivorship context. You will be accountable for facilitating a coordinated approach and ensuring continuity of palliative care support through effective communication and transfers back to community-level physicians, home care/palliative care services, etc. You will provide consultation and education to other BCCA care teams and community-based care providers as required, support and engage in research and education interests in the area of palliative and supportive care. Enhancing awareness and providing public and provider education on palliative care and symptom management for oncology patients rounds out your mandate.

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As a fully licensed family physician, you meet the requirements of the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as those of Medical Advisory Committee of the BC Cancer Agency and the Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

Preferred applicants have the Certificate of Added Competency in Palliative Care. Applicants with equivalent training and/or experience will be considered.

The position will be open until filled.

If you are interested in this position please submit your CV to Health Match BC who will then refer you to Physician Recruitment at PHSA.

The 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

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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Physician – Pain & Symptom Management. The BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
Compensation Type: Alternative Payment Arrangement 
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Vacation / CME Leave
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Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) (Mandatory), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory) 
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BC Cancer Agency - Abbotsford Centre 
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Published on 2017-11-27
Edited on 2017-11-27