Vancouver General Hospital
Locum - Full Time, Part Time
To be mutually agreed upon
Clinical Service Contract
Come work as an Emergency Physician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Join a team of Emergency Physicians providing care to a large urban area in an academic centre. The Department of Emergency Medicine comprises a group of dedicated and collegial physicians who cover the VGH (Vancouver General Hospital) Emergency Department and the associated UBC (University of British Columbia) Urgent Care Centre in Vancouver, BC, and who are seeking locum Emergency Physicians at VGH.
We are seeking both part and full time candidates. Locums interested in working 4-6 shifts per month on an ongoing basis as well as candidates who may be interested in full time (10-14 shifts per month) work for a defined period to fill current leaves will be considered. Locums are also be eligible to apply for an active staff position when openings available if they meet qualifications. Locum positions are renewed on a yearly basis. The salary is not fee-for-service but rather based on an alternate payment contract and consistent with that of a full-time emergency physician in British Columbia. Details will be provided to interested candidates.
Vancouver General Hospital Emergency Department sees approximately 95,000 patients per year and houses a Level 1 Trauma Centre. VGH is a 850 bed adult tertiary care hospital focusing on world class tertiary, trauma, and neurological care.
Education, Licensing, & Experience:
License to practice emergency medicine in BC, and
FRCPC-EM certification, or
CCFP-EM and/or ABEM certification, with at least 5 years of experience in a high acuity and volume trauma centre.
Knowledge & Abilities:
- Collaborative spirit
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with empathy, understanding, and respect of diverse and divergent perspectives and behaviors
Record of accomplishments that demonstrates commitment to clinical excellence and medical education
Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to one of the members of our team: [email protected] or click “Apply Now."
Please note that a resume is required to apply for this position.
As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
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.
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
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
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