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Specialty Nuclear Medicine

Subspecialty General

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Nuclear Medicine Physician or Nuclear Medicine Radiologist

Regular Full-time (1.0FTE)

Functional Imaging Program

BC Cancer

Vancouver, BC

Working towards a world free from cancer, BC Cancer has a mandate that covers the entire spectrum of cancer care, from prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. 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 an affiliate of the University of British Columbia and co-hosts the development and conduct of academic oncology in British Columbia. The Functional Imaging Program, located at the BC Cancer’s Vancouver Centre, provides state-of-the art clinical services and research in a dynamic and growing academic environment.

The Vancouver Centre currently operates an on-site cyclotron/radiopharmacy facility, two PET/CT scanners and provides up to 10,000 PET/CT scans annually for oncology patients from across BC. The centre hosts a growing radioligand therapy program for neuroendocrine tumours and prostate cancer. Basic and preclinical radiopharmaceutical research is performed in dedicated research laboratories and a preclinical imaging facility located in the BC Cancer Research Institute. The clinical and research programs rely on a strong radiopharmaceutical development team, and extensive collaborations with leading scientists at UBC, TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Research Institute and Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellence in patient care in terms of supervision and interpretation of clinical and research PET/CT scans, provision of a radioligand therapy consultation and treatment program and to participate in clinical, academic and quality assurance rounds. The position entails teaching of undergraduate medical students and post-graduate trainees as well as active participation in Functional Cancer Imaging-related research at BC Cancer. The individual should have the vision and skills required to lead projects in a multidisciplinary team setting. Enthusiasm, diligence, and team spirit are highly desirable personal qualities.

Applications are invited from individuals who have a Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine or who are dual certified in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Additional post-residency training and/or relevant experience in cancer imaging, positron emission tomography and/or radionuclide therapy would be an asset. The applicant must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia. Applicants should be eligible for appointment as a member of the medical staff of BC Cancer. Successful candidates will be recommended for appointment to the University of British Columbia. Academic rank, dependent on qualifications, will be recommended by the Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of British Columbia.

All qualified applicants may apply by submitting their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references in confidence to:

Health Match BC

Application deadline: May 15, 2022

BC Cancer is a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which 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. You will be part of a network of more than 2,700 specialized physicians who impact patient care daily, within the largest network of tertiary services in B.C. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

For more information about BC Cancer, please visit the website at: www.bccancer.bc.ca

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. 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.

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