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Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

THE ROLE:

Join a team of internists providing medical inpatient care on the ACE (Acute Care for Elders) Unit.

The Department of Medicine comprises a dedicated and collegial group of specialists and sub-specialists including a team of internists who cover ER consultations and medical inpatient wards, in rotation.

WHO WE ARE:

As one of British Columbia's six regional health authorities, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality services, we are fully committed to supporting healthy lives with the robust resources of 13 hospitals, a number of community health centres, 2,500 physicians, more than 13,500 full time staff, and over $3 billion in funding.

Richmond Hospital is a fully accredited and equipped community hospital with 210 acute beds serving Vancouver International Airport, BC Ferries and a growing community of 215,000. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia and has a Level 3 trauma centre classification in its Emergency Department.

The hospital has a wide range of medical services for the community including a diabetic centre, cancer clinic, exercise stress testing, pulmonary function lab, polysomnography lab, cardiac and respiratory rehabilitation, EEG, EMG, medical clinics and a vibrant research program. Patients are supported by the availability of a closed ICU, a high acuity unit, an ACE unit (acute care for the elderly) and palliative care unit.

WHO YOU ARE:

• License to practice medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

• Active fellowship in psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.

• Passionate: Passionate about patient welfare you understand the importance of delivering high quality care in the context of complex health care systems.

• A Strong Communicator: Understanding the importance of continuous and effective communication, you are highly skilled at listening, engaging and consulting with diverse stakeholders including patients, internal and external healthcare professionals and caseworker teams.

• A Leader: have the ability to pull together the appropriate data and resources to make sound decisions that are based on fact and supported rationale. The common sense and good judgement to ‘make the call’ or understand the risks associated with certain decisions and able to work well under pressure.

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
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
151,836
Physician Overhead
n/a
Billing Split
n/a

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be established by the team
Other Benefits/Incentives
n/a
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Live and work in BC

Richmond

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. A cosmopolitan population, proximity to all kinds of transportation options, sunny weather and endless riverside walking paths make Richmond a marvelous place to live, work and play. Just minutes from downtown Vancouver and close to the U.S. border, Richmond is a convenient location that serves up culture, amazing cuisine, and authentic experiences.

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