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Interior Health

Hospitalist

Canada-British Columbia-Vernon

FPHOSP-4046-1508368

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,500 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.


Job Description

Are you looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! Hospitalist opportunity now available at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, apply today to join us!

The Hospitalist play a valuable role on the core service team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital and is responsible for the general medical care of hospitalized adult patients, and co-management of surgical, and psychiatric patients.

This position does not include any Obstetrics/Gynaecology or Pediatrics coverage.

As the Hospitalist is commonly faced with acutely ill patients and their families, the role demands superior clinical and communication skills, and the ability to work with other members of the health care team. There is an essential interface with discharge planning experts, community resources and family physicians which requires a high level of collaboration.

The Hospitalist service is supported by a complement of specialty services including Anesthesia, General Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Urology and Oncology. Tertiary care referrals are made to Kelowna. The hospital also has a full complement of allied health care professionals on site.

Hours of coverage are7 am – 5 pm, with an average of 15-20 patients per physician. MOCAP Level 2 for off-site call from 5 pm until 7 am. Flexible and sustainable scheduling. Participation in after-hours call is mandatory.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital is a 160 bed acute care hospital serving the growing communities within the North Okanagan region of approximately 80,000 residents.  The new 230,000 square foot Polson Tower at VJH is a state-of-the-art facility with leading-edge technology and was built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental design gold standards. This new tower offers a new and expanded Emergency department, Intensive Care and Coronary Care units, new Women’s and Children’s Services department, new operating theatres and medical device reprocessing department. Vernon Jubilee Hospital is also a satellite teaching hospital for the medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus. At VJH you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination.

Qualifications:
  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:10
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure: Service Contract
  • Estimated Gross Income: $250,757 plus MOCAP level 2
  • No overhead cost
You're going to love it here! Vernon's small city charm melds with its year-round cultural events, festivals, and celebrations. Whether it's a morning on the greens or a day on a lake, this is the place where you become the hero of your own story. Grab your bike, friends, and family, and enjoy the sweet smells of the outdoors as you explore. Celebrate the glorious sunshine with beaches, lakes, outdoor adventure, and orchards lush with fruit, fresh vegetables, and farmers markets galore! There are over 20 beaches where you can soak up the sun and have some water fun. And it doesn’t end there, enjoy live music, outdoor theatre, sports tournaments, wine festivals and golfing on world class courses from March to mid November. The lifestyle opportunities continue when cooler weather just means a change to warmer clothes! Once the snow flies, marvel at the amazing snow sculptures at the winter carnival  or strap on your skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star mountain for some of the best winter recreation fun around. Make Vernon your home and enjoy all the wonders it has to offer.
 
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! 

Contact Information

Interior Health
http://www.betterhere.ca
Posting Date: 26-Apr-2017Hospitalist Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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