Medical Physicist - BC Cancer, Vancouver Centre

Job Description

Vancouver, British Columbia
Provincial Health Services Authority
200-1333 W Broadway
1
Permanent

 

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, survivorship and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George.

 

Medical Physicist

BC Cancer - Vancouver Centre

Permanent Full Time Opportunity

Vancouver, BC

 

BC Cancer – Vancouver Centre is the largest treatment facility within BC Cancer and works in close collaboration with the BC Cancer Research Centre (BCCRC) and Vancouver General Hospital (VGH), both of which are in close proximity. Applications are invited for the position of Medical Physicist at the Vancouver Centre. The successful candidate will join a highly motivated team of physicists supporting an active Radiation Therapy Program equipped with state of the art technology including 10 linear accelerators ( 9Varian linacs (TrueBeams, Varian iXs) and a VEROTM), gated and tracked treatment delivery, HDR and LDR brachytherapy, total body irradiation, SABR, SRS/SRT and pediatric radiotherapy.  Vancouver makes extensive use of VMAT and Monte Carlo based dose calculations for quality assurance and clinical research. Our cyclotron-based PET-CT functional imaging program provides a collaborative environment for advanced treatment planning and patient care, in addition to on-site MRI and diagnostic imaging. Treatment planning is performed on EclipseTM, iPlanTM, RayStationTM and MIM MaestroTM, and a province-wide AriaTM network.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in clinical and academic service and participate in clinical research and educational programs. We run a CAMPEP accredited graduate medical physics program in partnership with the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a province-wide CAMPEP accredited BCC Medical Physics Residency program. A wide variety of collaborative research opportunities exist across BCC and UBC.

 

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

 

Join our dynamic and innovative family of health care practitioners in British Columbia, and enjoy Canada’s West Coast lifestyle with this unique opportunity.

 

Interested individuals should forward a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:

 

Cheryl Duzenli, PhD, MCCPM, FCCPM

Medical Physics Professional Practice Leader

cduzenli@bccancer.bc.ca (copy to Mary Robles at mrobles@bccancer.bc.ca)

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

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.

 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http://careers.phsa.ca

 

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

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

 

Contact

Kevin P.W. Wang
604-875-7215
kevin.wang@phsa.ca

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