Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Cardiology

Role and Facility Information

Lions Gate Hospital (LGH) in North Vancouver comprising of 269 acute care beds and a 284 bed long term care facility, provides comprehensive care to the residents of North and West Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast and the Sea to Sky corridor through a variety of secondary and tertiary treatment programs. This Community of Care is part of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

A position is available for a general cardiologist to join a department of three providing general cardiology inpatient and outpatient services to the Vancouver Coastal area. The department has a general cardiology ward, as well as the ability to care for critically ill, non-ventilated patients in a CCU-type setting. Cardiologists also share in echocardiogram, EKG and Holter interpretation. Opportunities for medical student and resident teaching, quality improvement and clinical trials involvement are also available. Participation in call rotations, both direct call from the ER and backup call for critically ill patients, is required. PCI, EP, and stress echo services are provided at neighboring hospitals; all other cardiac services are available on-site.

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
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$400,000 – 600,000
Physician Overhead
30% of billing, to a maximum
Billing Split
n/a

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be discussed in interview process.
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North Vancouver

The city of North Vancouver is a dynamic urban municipality, which combines specialty shopping, thriving commercial areas and diverse housing. It is also an important maritime centre and transportation hub for the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Located at the edge of BC’s Coast Mountain range, North Vancouver is a scenic gateway to an enormous wilderness playground that contributes greatly to the quality of life of its citizens. With a favourable coastal climate characterized by mild winters and warm summers, it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy sailing, swimming, cycling and skiing.

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