BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth in the province of British Columbia, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
Opening in November of 2017, the Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC) on the Campus of BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre has been designed with patients, their families and care teams in mind. The redeveloped site will bring a campus of patient and family-centred care that operates in an environment of quality, excellence and innovation.
BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Improvements through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
Pediatric Radiologist with Interest in Nuclear Medicine / PET Imaging
Department of Radiology
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Regular Full Time Position
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) is seeking a Full-Time Pediatric Radiologist with interest and qualification in Nuclear Medicine and PET Imaging to join the Department of Radiology.
The successful candidate will join one other Pediatric Radiologist with Nuclear Medicine qualification in the current team of 14 pediatric and interventional radiologists delivering imaging services to the 196 bed tertiary care BC Children's Hospital, and consulting services to the wider Province of British Columbia. The Nuclear Medicine service at BCCH is unique in performing hybrid low dose diagnostic SPECT-CT and PET-CT imaging.
The main radiology department in the new Teck Acute Care Centre will be equipped with state of the art 3T and 1.5 T MRI, CT, US, Nuclear Medicine, fluoroscopy and radiography systems. A six room procedure suite will be equipped with MRI, CT and angiography systems and shared by Interventionalists, Surgeons and Endoscopists. The Nuclear Medicine department will have two state of the art SPECT-CT systems. Pediatric PET-CT studies are currently performed at the BC Cancer Agency site with the plan to develop a PET imaging suite in the Teck Acute Care Centre.
Teaching and clinical research are integral parts of the role. The BCCH Department of Radiology is affiliated with the University of British Columbia and offers both residency and fellowship training in Pediatric Radiology. Candidates should demonstrate strong communication skills and aspire to advance academic radiology.
Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of British Columbia. Candidates must have or be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Radiology and have completed a recognized fellowship in Pediatric Radiology.
Candidates must also have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons certification in Nuclear Medicine or be willing to undertake training to become eligible for certification.
The successful candidate will be recommended for clinical faculty appointment to the University of British Columbia. Academic rank, dependent on qualifications, will be recommended by the Department of Radiology of the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine.
Applications, accompanied by a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of four references, should be directed to:
Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca
BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia hire on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is first directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents but international candidates are invited to apply. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.