Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

Subspecialty Interventional Radiology

Role and Facility Information

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is seeking a full-time clinical and academic Neuroradiologist with fellowship training in Interventional Neuroradiology to join a dynamic group of 27 academic radiologists providing general and subspecialty diagnostic and interventional radiological services to Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital. Preferred start date is July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will be part of a five member neurointerventional service (three interventional neuroradiologists and two endovascular neurosurgeons). A significant portion of clinical time will be spent in diagnostic neuroradiology. The successful applicant will be primarily located at Vancouver General Hospital, and will be part of a team of six fellowship-trained Neuroradiologists (www.neuroradiology.ca).

All candidates must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed Fellowship training in Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of British Columbia. All applicants must also be currently certified by, or eligible for certification by, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Subspecialty certification in Neuroradiology is desired.

Teaching activities include Undergraduate instruction and supervision of Residents in Diagnostic Radiology and affiliated specialties. The Neuroradiology Fellowship Program is based at Vancouver General Hospital, and currently accepts four Clinical Fellows annually. In addition to teaching responsibilities, there are many research opportunities available throughout the UBC Neurosciences program including Neurology (including Stroke Neurology), Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, and Otolaryngology. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the Division’s academic mandate, and preference will be given to candidates with a record of grant-supported research. Clinical experience and research background in advanced MR techniques and head and neck imaging are preferred.

University appointment at the University of British Columbia will be granted in the clinical stream commensurate with previous rank/experience.

VCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. However, Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

All applications must be received by October 31, 2017.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting #VCHA-1890 by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
To be discussed at interview process
Physician Overhead
none

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
4 weeks/year
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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 as well as two universities and many colleges.

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