Medical Physicist - BC Cancer Surrey Centre

Job Description

Surrey, British Columbia
Provincial Health Services Authority, BC Cancer
200 - 1333 W Broadway
1
15 June 2020
15 June 2020
Permanent, full-time

Medical Physicist

BC Cancer – Surrey Centre

Regular Full-Time

 

BC Cancer is one of the world's renowned cancer organizations. The Surrey Centre, located in Surrey, BC, offers a full range of services in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Palliative care and support services such as Nutrition, Clinical Trials and Patient and Family Counseling.

 

Surrey is located 30 kilometers 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.

 

Applications are invited for the position of Medical Physicist at BC Cancer – Surrey.  The successful candidate will join a team of 7 physicists supporting a very active Radiation Therapy Program.  The Centre has 5 truebeam linear accelerators equipped with state of the art IMRT, SABR, SRS, IGRT, VMAT and motion management systems, Orthovoltage. Treatment planning is carried out on Varian Eclipse integrated into as extensive province-wide Aria network.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in clinical and academic services. We run a CAMPEP accredited graduate medical physics program with the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a province-wide CAMPEP accredited BCCA medical physics residency program.  A wide variety of collaborative research opportunities exist across the BCCA/UBC/SFU Campuses.

 

Candidates should hold a PhD. or MSc. in Medical Physics.  A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Radiation Therapy Physics is required.  Preference will be given to applicants who are members of CCPM/ABR.  Exceptional candidates not meeting these requirements may be considered.

 

Reporting to the Head of Medical Physics, the successful candidate is expected to participate fully in all clinical services, treatment planning, quality assurance and development of new treatment techniques and protocols. 

 

Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast Lifestyle with this unique opportunity. Qualified applicants should submit a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae to:

 

Kirpal Kohli, Ph.D., DABR   

Professional Practice Leader

Email: kkohli@bccancer.bc.ca

 

Closing date for application: June 15, 2020

 

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

 

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.  

 

The PHSA is 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

Contact

Kirpal Kohli, Ph.D., DABR
kkohli@bccancer.bc.ca

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