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full time Physician - Radiology at Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 5076

Academic Abdominal Radiologist

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is seeking a full-time clinical and academic abdominal radiologist with fellowship training in abdominal radiology to join a dynamic group of 27 academic radiologists providing general and subspecialty diagnostic and interventional radiological services to Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital. Preferred start date is July 1, 2018.

All applicants must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed fellowship training in body/abdominal 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 part of a six-member, high-volume abdominal radiology section. Responsibilities include provision of diagnostic and non-vascular abdominal interventional procedures, as defined below:

1. Be proficient in general ultrasound, abdominal CT and MRI, and abdominal fluoroscopy procedures.
2. Be proficient in multi-modality image guided biopsy and non-vascular abdominal intervention procedures, including but not limited to percutaneous nephrostomy, ureteric stenting, and drainage procedures.
3. Be accredited and proficient in the reporting of CT colonography examinations.
4. Be proficient in performance of MR fusion-Ultrasound guided prostate biopsy.
5. Participate equally in provision of abdominal on-call services at the Vancouver General Hospital.
6. Competency in Emergency/Trauma imaging and Breast imaging is desirable but not mandatory.
7. Additional qualification with Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Health Administration (MHA) is desirable but not mandatory.

The applicant will be working in a multidisciplinary group and must be willing to cover additional areas in general radiology as per group requirements.

Teaching activities include undergraduate instruction and supervision of residents in diagnostic radiology and affiliated specialties. The abdominal radiology fellowship program is based at Vancouver General Hospital, and currently accepts four clinical fellows annually. In addition to teaching responsibilities, there are many research opportunities available. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the section’s academic mandate.

University appointment at the University of British Columbia will be granted in the clinical stream commensurate with previous rank/experience.

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 March 1, 2018.

Interested applicants, please apply to this 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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Physician - Radiology
British Columbia
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full time
Academic Abdominal Radiologist. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is seeking a full-time clinical and academic abdominal...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
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Compensation Type: Clinical Service Contract 
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4 weeks 
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Anesthesia Experience (Desired), Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible (Mandatory), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) (Eligible) 
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Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9 
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Published on 2018-02-06
Edited on 2018-02-06