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Medical Physicist - BC Cancer Victoria

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. It provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia by working with community partners to deliver a range of cancer services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George. The BC Cancer Research Centre conducts research into the causes and cures for cancer.

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.

British Columbia, Canada

Medical Physicist
BC Cancer
Permanent Full-Time Opportunity
Victoria, BC

Applications are invited for the position of Medical Physicist at BC Cancer. The successful candidate will join a team of 9 physicists supporting a very active Radiation Therapy Program. The Centre has 6 Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators equipped with state of the art IMRT, SRS/SRT, SABR, IGRT, VMAT, and motion management systems. We also offer a brachytherapy program and offer superficial treatment. Treatment planning is carried out on Varian Eclipse integrated into as extensive province-wide Aria network.

Reporting to the Head of Medical Physics, the successful candidate is expected to participate fully in all clinical services, treatment planning, quality assurance and development of new treatment techniques and protocols.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in clinical and academic services. We run a CAMPEP accredited graduate medical physics program with the University of Victoria (UVic) and a province-wide CAMPEP accredited BC Cancer medical physics residency program. A wide variety of collaborative research opportunities exist across BC Cancer and UVic.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • PhD. in Medical Physics.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Radiation Oncology Physics is required.

Preference will be given to applicants who are members of CCPM/ABR. Exceptional candidates not meeting these requirements may be considered.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive compensation package.

Victoria is located on Vancouver Island with ready access to lots of recreational and cultural activities that the Island has to offer.

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

Qualified applicants should submit a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae to:

Wayne Beckham, Ph.D., FCCPM, FCOMP, Professional Practice Leader, BC Cancer – Victoria

Applications will be accepted until Monday, July 6th, 2020.

The 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.