Specialty Ophthalmology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Vitreo-Retinal Specialist
Fraser Health Authority and Surrey Memorial Hospital are recruiting an experienced vitreo-retinal medical and surgical specialist.

The successful applicant will:

join a retina based group practice which provides full retina services to all of Fraser Health Authority
have a practice addressing both medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina
have training in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases in Neonates (ROP)
be part of the region wide FHA Retina MOCAP call schedule
be able and skilled in teaching of medical students, residents, and retina fellowship candidates
apply for a Clinical Faculty appointment at UBC
be available to commence practice immediately

recognized medical and surgical vitreo-retinal fellowship training of at least one year’s duration
have clinical experience of at least 2 years duration and demonstrate the ability to work in a group practice setting
be certified by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
be eligible for a full medical license in the province of British Columbia
have an interest and experience in clinical visual science research
Approximate Start Date:

May 2018

Facilities: Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre is a brand new, state-of-the-art out-patient facility in Surrey, BC and provides ambulatory and surgical daycare services as well as many specialized clinics such as anticoagulation and chronic pain, breast health, chronic disease management for diabetes, cardiac and lung health with lab, medical and diagnostic imaging and pharmacy services.

Surrey Memorial Hospital
Surrey Memorial is a 611 acute care bed, University of BC Affiliated, regional referral and community teaching hospital that has the busiest emergency in BC. We offer medical, surgical, neonatal intensive care, tertiary, ambulatory, cardiology, rehab, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 158,558 visits annually. We currently manage 4,200 births per year and have recently opened a new tower with a 46 bed single room maternity care unit, a 48 bed single room Level 2/3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a dedicated maternal operating room. The brand new ER includes a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department, part of the state-of the art Critical Care Tower includes a dedicated perinatal centre, helipad and expanded ICU.

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