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Dermatologist – BC Cancer – Surrey
Dermatologist - BC Cancer - Surrey
Provincial Health Services Authority

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Job description

Dermatologist

BC Cancer

Part-Time (0.4 FTE)

Surrey, BC

BC Cancer is one of the world's most renowned cancer organizations.

BCC Surrey is one of 6 regional cancer centres offering a full range of services in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Oral oncology, Clinical research and support services such as Pain and Symptom management, Nutrition, and Patient and Family Counseling. Oncologists work collaboratively within the centre with opportunities as well to collaborate across regional centres.

Surrey is located 30 kilometres from downtown Vancouver and offers ready access to all the recreational and cultural activities that the Greater Vancouver area has to offer.

Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast Lifestyle with this unique opportunity.

The increasing complexity of oncology care including the advent of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor therapy has revolutionized the care of patients with cancer and has resulted in an increased need for Dermatology services including urgent consultations, that will be met by this position.

The position will allow continuity of care for patients of and services provided by the current dermatologist who is retiring.

The duties will include the following but are not limited to:

  • Organize and run Melanoma New Patient Clinics.
  • Organize and run Dysplastic Nevus Clinics.
  • Organize and run Clinic for Complicated non-melanoma skin cancers.
  • Organize and run Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma Clinic.
  • Work with Medical Oncologists to see follow-up high risk melanoma patients.
  • Assess all Oncology consultations for patients at BC Cancer - Surrey and Abbottsford with Dermatology needs.
  • Attend weekly Melanoma Rounds with dermatologists and pathologists, medical oncologists and surgical oncologists
  • Teach Medical Students and Residents.

Candidates must have obtained a Fellowship in Dermatology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPC) or equivalent. The successful candidate 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.As clinical teaching is an important deliverable, the successful candidate will require an appointment in the Department of Dermatology, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate must be eligible for a valid license to practice medicine in Canada to apply.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Salaried Physicians enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Salaried Physicians receive annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

PHSA ) 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. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

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.

PHSA and BC Cancer are 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. 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.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

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