Medical Physicist – Nuclear Medicine

Position: Medical Physicist – Nuclear Medicine

Institution: Alberta Health Services

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Application closes at: May 5th, 2024 14:40


Medical Physicist – Nuclear Medicine

Medical Physicist – Nuclear Medicine

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Requisition #: ALB00397153

Salary Range: $52.54 - $92.41 per hour

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Director, Quality, Safety and Education, this position is a leadership role responsible for supporting clinical services, quality assurance, commissioning and development of new techniques and protocols.

This is an excellent opportunity to work at AHS and provide clinical support for our strong and growing provincial Nuclear Medicine (NM) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) program. This position will ensure high standards for NM and PET imaging policies, processes, procedures, and systems for service delivery to patients.

Located in Edmonton, the successful candidate will have the opportunity for a concurrent University of Alberta appointment to contribute to the accredited NM Residency Training Program, training of Medical Physicists, as well as research opportunities.

Alberta Health Services is committed to providing a comprehensive total compensation plan including salary, benefits, pension and other programs and services that support attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and committed employees.


As a Medical Physicist within AHS Diagnostic Imaging the successful candidate will join our provincial team and play a large role in supporting a comprehensive radiation protection program and academics. The Medical Physicist will have the opportunity to participate in academic endeavors including but not limited to teaching programs, developing original research programs in collaboration with other physicists and/or multidisciplinary teams, providing regular contributions to medical physics research in the form of abstracts, presenting at local / national / international conferences and in peer-reviewed publications, and providing supervision of trainees in research.

The position will be accountable clinically to ensure the provision of high quality, safe and efficient imaging services through quality assurance, quality control, and acceptance testing for all NM imaging equipment, ancillary support equipment and providing leadership and direction in the radiation protection program. The successful candidate will have key partnerships with clinical practitioners, medical physicists, operational directors/managers and supervisors, Radiation Safety Officers, researchers, and academic leads.

Required Qualifications:

PhD or equivalent in Medical Physics or Medical Health Physics. Certified or eligible for certification by the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (CCPM), American Board of Radiology (ABR), American Board Medical Physicist. (ABMP) or American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP) or other Canadian recognized equivalencies. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the imaging and physics aspects of x-ray. Demonstrated commitment to high clinical standards, strong interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in the imaging and clinical physics aspects of Nuclear Medicine (NM) and/or Positron Emission Tomography (PET).

Preferred Qualifications:

Specialization in Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography. Experience in teaching adult learners. A minimum of 3 years leadership/management role in an organization of significant size, complexity, and diversity.

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