Vancouver Coastal Health

Regional Nuclear Medicine Medical Physicist, Medical Imaging

Job Description

Job Title: Regional Nuclear Medicine Medical Physicist, Medical Imaging
Work Site: VGH 12th & Oak


Start Date:



Regular Full Time

As soon as possible 


Days off: Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Reference#: 144367-fkh


Come work as a Regional Nuclear Medicine Medical Physicist, Medical Imaging with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Regional Nuclear Medicine Medical Physicist to join the team at Medical Imaging Quality and Safety. Apply today to join our team!


As a Regional Nuclear Medicine Medical Physicist, Medical Imaging with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Report to the Regional Leader, Medical Imaging Physics, 
  • Be accountable for quality assurance and acceptance testing for all Nuclear Medicine (NM) and Bone Density (BD) imaging equipment, ancillary support equipment, and related nuclear medicine equipment operated by Nuclear Medicine Technologists at Lower Mainland sites (Fraser Health Authority, Providence Health Authority, Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.)
  • Provide leadership and direction in the medical applications of physics and works as a key team member with colleagues and co-workers in continually developing and improving methods to image body structure and function.
  • Hold partnerships with Clinical Practitioners, Medical Physicists, Regional Manager Quality, Quality Coordinators, Nuclear Medicine Regional Practice Lead (NM RPL), Operations Directors, Scientists, Nuclear Medicine Regional Radiation Safety Officer (RRSO), NM Supervisors/Site Radiation Safety Officers (SRSO) and Nuclear Medicine Technologists throughout the health authorities.




VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve, and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff



Education & Experience

  • Membership with the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM) in Nuclear Medicine or an equivalent body as recognized by the Health Authority is required at this level, or eligibility to write this and pass the membership exam within 1 year of hire.
  • PhD or Masters in Physics, or a related Biomedical discipline 
  • Minimum of 2 years clinic experience is required.
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence is required. A personal vehicle is required for this role.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Fosters collaborative and effective working relationships that promote cooperative goal achievement and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.
  • Utilizes superior verbal and written communication skills to provide advice, guidance, training, education, program reports and to collaborate with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains current knowledge of new developments, trends and research in the medical applications of physics and recommends/implements best practices accordingly.
  • Facilitates, collaborates and negotiates for effective conduct of clinical, practice and systems research, and works with colleagues and co-workers to achieve excellence in clinical, practice, and systems research.
  • Skillfully develops meaningful indicators of quality and provides constructive reports based on the results of indicator monitoring.
  • Utilizes advanced level word processing, presentation and spreadsheet abilities in the development of documents, training materials, reports and to conduct statistical analysis.
  • Provides guidance to RRSO and site-specific RSOs on radiation safety issues.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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