Medical Physicist - BC Cancer Victoria

Job Description

Victoria, British Columbia
Provincial Health Services Authority
200 - 1333 W Broadway
1 August 2020
6 July 2020
Permanent, full-time

Medical Physicist

BC CancerPermanent Full-Time Opportunity, Victoria, BC

Applications are invited for the position of Medical Physicist at BC Cancer Victoria. The successful candidate will join a team of 9 physicists supporting a very active Radiation Therapy Program. The Centre has 6 Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators equipped with state of the art IMRT, SRS/SRT, SABR, IGRT, VMAT, and motion management systems. We also offer a brachytherapy program and offer superficial treatment. Treatment planning is carried out on Varian Eclipse integrated into an extensive province-wide Aria network.

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.  

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 Victoria (UVic) and a province-wide CAMPEP accredited BC Cancer medical physics residency program. A wide variety of collaborative research opportunities exist across BC Cancer and UVic.

What you bring

PhD. in Medical Physics. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Radiation Oncology Physics. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of CCPM/ABR. Exceptional candidates not meeting these requirements may be considered.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive compensation package.

Victoria is located on Vancouver Island with ready access to lots of recreational and cultural activities that the island has to offer.  

With this unique opportunity, join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in Victoria, BC, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast Lifestyle.

Qualified applicants should submit a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae to: 

Wayne Beckham, Ph.D., FCCPM, FCOMP, Professional Practice Leader, BC Cancer VictoriaEmail: Applications will be accepted until Monday, July 6th, 2020.

What we do

BC Cancer, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. 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:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. 


Wayne Beckham

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