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Breast Health Radiologist - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Breast Health Radiologist
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Regular Part Time position (0.6 FTE)
Start date: December 1st, 2021.
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system.
As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of medical professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.
The Breast Health Program, focuses exclusively on breast imaging and diagnostic procedures. We perform 7500 screening mammograms per year, diagnostic mammography including tomosynthesis and breast ultrasound. We are one of 3 sites in the Lower Mainland who perform both tomosynthesis and stereotactic core biopsies in addition to ultrasound guided core biopsy. Our goal is to complete all imaging required at the first diagnostic visit, allowing women to leave the department knowing the next step in their breast care journey.
Reporting to the Medical Lead, Breast Health Program, this role will assume clinical responsibility, participate in resident education as well as the opportunity for research in Breast Health at BC Women’s Hospital. In this position, you will apply best practice standards to provide diagnostic breast imaging services for women referred to the program including complex case management.
Candidates should demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and procedural skills as well as a passion for advancing breast imaging.
Breast Health program, BCW Has to Offer you
- The opportunity to join our experienced team focused on quality patient centered care
- The chance to contribute to the growth of the program and shape the future of breast imaging in British Columbia
- Participation in breast MRI program development
- An invitation to participate in the BC Cancer Breast Screening program, if eligible
Testimonial: The reasons I love working at BCWH are numerous. Not only is the leadership engaged but the breast health team is tightly knit and dedicated to providing the best patient care. We are expanding our program and aim to implement novel technology such as contrast enhanced mammography. Call is not a requirement allowing me more time to spend enjoying my family and what Vancouver has to offer.
Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of British Columbia, have or be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Radiology. Recognized fellowship training breast imaging is highly desirable. Applicants with clinical expertise in breast imaging on the basis of previous experience will also be considered. The successful candidate will be recommended for clinical faculty appointment to the University of British Columbia. Faculty rank is dependent upon qualifications and will be recommended by the Department of Radiology of the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine.
For further information on the position contact:
Dr. Marie-Josée Cloutier, MD FRCPC
Head Women’s Imaging, BC Women’s Hospital
Medical Lead, Breast Health Program, BC Women’s Hospital
Mammography Medical Practice Lead, Lower Mainland Medical Imaging
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to:
Kevin Wang, Advisor, Talent Acquisition, Physician & Scientific Recruitment Email: email@example.com
Applications will be reviewed immediately and the positions will remain open until it is filled
For more information about BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, please visit the website at: www.bcwomens.ca
BCW is a program 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: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
PHSA and BCW are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.