Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the University of British Columbia Hospital (UBC) are seeking a full-time combined Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiologist to join Vancouver Imaging, a dynamic group of 26 academic radiologists providing general and subspecialty diagnostic and interventional radiological services to VGH and the UBC Hospitals.

All candidates must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed training in both Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, 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. The successful applicant will be located at VGH and UBC Hospitals.

We are seeking an academically oriented Nuclear Medicine Radiologist with a strong interest and experience in research and teaching. Specialized interest in innovative educational initiatives, with a PhD in education focused in expanding and promoting pioneering teaching methods in the undergraduate and post graduate fields is highly desirable.

Clinical work involves expertise in the field of diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine including experience with cardiac nuclear medicine, cross sectional imaging as it applies to SPECT/CT and PET/CT. Training and experience in the interpretation of general and cardiac nuclear medicine, PET/CT procedures and I131 therapy along with IR procedures such as lumbar puncture, myelograms and arthograms. The applicant will be working in a multidisciplinary group and must be willing to cover additional areas in general radiology for up to 50% of the time. The applicant should also have experience with having worked at an accredited Level 1 trauma center and have certification in Cardiac CT and expertise in Dual Energy CT techniques.

The successful candidate will enjoy a challenging practice including CT, US, MRI and General Radiography in a PACS environment. The remuneration and vacation arrangements are competitive for this geographic region. Following a successful probation period, the candidate will have the opportunity to join this collaborative practice. University appointment at the University of British Columbia will be granted in the clinical stream commensurate with previous rank/experience.

Greater Vancouver is a culturally diverse city of 2.5 million on the West Coast of Canada. It is the largest city in Western Canada, and has been consistently ranked among the world’s most livable cities by The Economist magazine.

VGH 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.

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

Please include with your application your CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
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Physician Overhead
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Billing Split
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Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
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Live and work in BC

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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