Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is seeking a full-time Interventional Radiologist to join a dynamic group of 29 academic Radiologists providing general and subspecialty diagnostic and interventional radiological services to the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) Hospital, both integral parts of the UBC hospital system.
All applicants must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed Fellowship training in Interventional 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 located at VGH and UBC Hospitals.
We are seeking an academically oriented interventional Radiologist with a strong interest and experience in research and teaching. Clinical work involves covering an active interventional service including arterial and venous procedures, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, hepatobiliary and genitourinary interventions. Training and experience are required in the following: interventional oncology including chemoembolization, radioembolization and thermal ablation; peripheral vascular intervention; thoracic aortic interventions (stent grafts); pain management injections; non-invasive cross-sectional vascular imaging (CT and MR); and experience in diagnostic imaging in a Level 1Trauma Centre. Expertise in MR angiography and experience in complex musculoskeletal interventions are also highly desirable.
The successful applicant will enjoy a challenging practice including CT, US, MRI and General Radiography in a PACS environment. The remuneration and vacation arrangements are competitive for this geographic region. Following a successful probation period, the applicant will have the opportunity to join this collaborative practice. University appointment at the University of British Columbia will be granted in the clinical stream commensurate with previous rank/experience.
The applicant will be working in a multidisciplinary group and must be willing to cover additional areas as per group requirements. Members of the Interventional Section are expected to participate up to 25% of the time in other clinical rotations within VGH and other medical facilities within British Columbia or outside the Province.
Greater Vancouver is a culturally diverse city of 2.5 million on the West Coast of Canada. It is the largest city in Western Canada and has been consistently ranked among the world’s most livable cities by The Economist magazine.
VCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
All applications must be received by September 30, 2019.
Interested applicants are asked to submit their letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:
John Mayo, MD, FRCPC, Head and Medical Director, Vancouver Acute
Savvas Nicolaou, MD, FRCPC, Chief Executive Officer, Vancouver Imaging