Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Role and Facility Information
Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a regional referral hospital with over 160 beds, serving a catchment population of ~100 000. (Vernon is about 60,000). Surgical services at VJH include obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology and urology. General Internists staff the ICU/CCU with interests in respirology, cardiology and gastroenterology. An associated cancer center includes 2 medical oncologists. The specialties of thoracic (including cardiac) surgery and neurosurgery are performed at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH), 50 km to the south. VJH is a partner site in the UBC Southern Medical Program, providing optional instructing opportunities to medical students in clinical environments.
You will be joining an onsite collegial group of 6 other pathologists (3 Anatomic, 3 General) and reporting to the Central Okanagan Medical laboratory Director. The laboratory staff are friendly and easy to work with. Your duties would include: participation in 16,000 surgical pathology cases /year, 150 bone marrow biopsies/year; 3,000 cytopathology cases/year, and 250 autopsy cases/year, quality assurance activities, and teaching of medical and laboratory students. Most services are covered under the provincial contract but additional fee for service billings are possible for bone marrows and coroner autopsies. We can provide strong mentorship for new grads and our team is flexible for scheduling arrangements.
For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
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**0.5 FTE Leadership Medical Lab Director position also available**
Clinical Service Contract
Provincially negotiated grid level. Estimated Gross Income: Upper end of provincially negotiated grid; ~$340,000-$380,000
Benefits and Incentives
roughly 8 weeks/year including education leave
Relocation Funding Available
$10,000 (<3,000 km) or $15,000 ( >3,000 km) with eligible receipts