Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) is seeking a locum Emergency Trauma Radiologists to join Vancouver Imaging a dynamic group of 34 academic Radiologists providing general and subspecialty diagnostic and interventional radiological services to VGH and the University of British Columbia Hospital, both integral parts of the University of British Columbia (UBC) hospital system. Vancouver Imaging is also involved in a number of non-hospital based Radiology practices within BC and Alberta.

Our ER/TRAUMA section is one of the largest and most advanced academic Emergency Radiology groups in North America, and operates 24/7/365 from our reading room, which is centrally located within Vancouver General Hospital Emergency Department (ED). Our department is fully digital with state-of-the-art equipment such as our third generation dual-source/ dual-energy CT. All the members of our department are expected to engage fully in both the clinical and non-clinical activities of the section, including providing substantial contributions in research, education, and/or sectional administration. Teaching requirements include training a bright group of Residents and Emergency Radiology Fellows annually. We value our excellent collaborations with Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma, Cardiology, Stroke and Critical care services along with our other radiology department subspecialty sections.

The successful candidates will enjoy a challenging practice including CT, US, MRI and General Radiography in a PACS environment within VGH and UBC Hospitals. The remuneration and vacation arrangements are competitive for this geographic region.

All candidates must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed Fellowship training in Emergency Trauma Radiology, 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 Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital.

Mandatory candidate qualifications include:

Fellowship training is strongly preferred, or several years of substantial Emergency Radiology experience in an accredited Level 1 Trauma Center. Additional subspecialty training in Diagnostic Neuroradiology is highly valued.

1 Demonstrated experience in Cardiac CT with at least a Level 2 Cardiac CT certification.
2 Demonstrated capacity to work efficiently in a high volume and fast paced practice.
3 Willingness and capacity to image and interpret all organ systems including neurologic, thoracic, vascular, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, gynecologic, early obstetric and cross cover other subspecialty sections.
4 Accomplished track record in clinical teaching at the medical student, resident, and Fellowship level.
5 Proven academic track record with an established research portfolio is strongly preferred.

The ideal candidate will also:

(1) Have experience in all aspects of MRI and CT including body and neuroradiology.
(2) Have experience in Dual-Energy CT.
(3) Have experience and in-depth knowledge of contemporary low-dose CT techniques.
(4) Have experience in working with and developing relationships in industry.
(5) Have in-depth knowledge of educational and radiological information technology systems.

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.

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 September 15, 2020. Interested candidates are asked to submit their letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting 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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Compensation Type
Physician Overhead
To be discussed at the interview

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
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