Oncologic Pathologist - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - BC Cancer

Posting Date:Tue, 26 Jul 2022
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 600 West 10th Avenue
City: Vancouver

Oncologic Pathologist
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

BC Cancer
Vancouver, BC Canada

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at BC Cancer - Vancouver Center is seeking experienced Anatomic Pathologists with expertise in diagnostic oncologic pathology and related translational research to further support BC Cancer’s mandate. Fellowship training or significant clinical experience is required, and preference will be given to candidates with expertise or with a special interest in Bone and Soft Tissue, Head and Neck, Breast, or Dermatopathology. Experience in more than one subspecialty is an asset.

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 centers in Vancouver, Surrey, Kelowna, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, and conducts research into the causes and cures for cancer. BC Cancer 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:  Patients first, Best Value, Results matter, Excellence through knowledge and openness to possibilities.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory medicine is responsible for central oncologic pathology reviews and consultation services, the province’s largest diagnostic gynecological and non-gynecological cytology service, provincial cancer genetics services, cancer biomarker and molecular testing, flow cytometry and the provincial cervical cancer-screening program.

Successful candidates will be recommended for an appointment with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia and will be expected to participate in teaching residents, postgraduate trainees and undergraduate medical students.

Collaborative research with basic scientists, oncologists and the industry is well established, and all members of our medical staff are encouraged to pursue clinical, translational or fundamental research related to cancer in addition to their service work.

Participation in departmental quality assurance and quality improvement programs is expected.

Applicants should have Royal College certification in Anatomic Pathology, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.  The applicant must be eligible for medical licensure in British Columbia.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send an application, including curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Ms. Lily Yuen
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BC Cancer
Telephone:  604-877-6000 ex 672073   Fax:  604-877-6178
Email: lyuen@bccancer.bc.ca

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:  www.bccancer.bc.ca

The PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity and hiring based on merit.  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.  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.

Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:
Contact Name: Lily Yuen
Contact Address: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BC Cancer
Contact Email: lyuen@bccancer.bc.ca
Contact Phone: 604-877-6000 ex 672073
Contact Fax: 604-877-6178