Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Geriatric Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Opportunity for full-time Geriatrician at Richmond Hospital.

The city of Richmond is a unique island city located on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, in close proximity to downtown Vancouver, Vancouver

International Airport and the U.S. border. Nestled in the estuary at the mouth of the historic Fraser River, the city of Richmond offers a unique blend of urban sophistication and rural tranquility, proximity to all kinds of transportation options, sunny weather and endless riverside walking paths that make Richmond a marvelous place to live, work and play.

The city of Richmond is an ethnically diverse centre with a growing population and one of the fastest growing senior’s populations in the province. The 75+ age group is expected to increase by 77% over the next 10 years (vs BC average of 53%), with a sharp increase anticipated in 2021.

Richmond Hospital is a fully accredited, 228 acute care bed facility serving a local population of 200,000 with an additional catchment area of almost 120,000. Richmond Hospital is focused on meeting the needs of the people it serves and is seeking a full time Geriatrician to provide Inpatient Geriatric Services on a dedicated Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) unit. The successful applicant will become a member of the Department of Internal Medicine and will be required to participate in a call rota.

Duties will include, among others:

• assessment and treatment and in-hospital follow-up

• complex competency assessments in collaboration with psychiatry

• discharge planning

• geriatric medical consultation and diagnosis

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
$314,000 for full-time
Physician Overhead
Negotiable
Billing Split
To be discussed in interview process.

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
Negotiable
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Live and work in BC

Richmond

The city of Richmond is located within the Greater Vancouver Regional District in British Columbia’s Vancouver Coast and Fraser Valley region. A dynamic community with a population of over 165,000 people, Richmond is a growing urban centre with a unique mix of residential, and commercial property, agricultural lands, industrial parks, waterways and natural areas. The shores surrounding Richmond create an estuary border that provides habitat for fish and migrating birds. Richmond enjoys a temperate west coast climate and is known throughout the Vancouver region for its quality parks, leisure facilities and recreational services. Cultural facilities include libraries, a performing arts theatre, art gallery, arts centre and museums.

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