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Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Role and Facility Information

Community Details:

Vernon's small city charm melds with its year-round cultural events, festivals, and celebrations. Celebrate the glorious sunshine with hiking and biking trails, lush orchards, and farmers markets galore! Once the snow flies, explore the winter carnival or strap on your downhill or cross-country skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star Mountain for some of the best winter recreation around. Vernon’s unique history, diversified economy, and attractive climate offer residents a highly desirable balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre.

Facility Details:

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a 160 bed acute care hospital serving the growing communities within the North Okanagan region of approximately 80,000 residents. The new 230,000 square foot Polson Tower at VJH offers a new and expanded Emergency department, Intensive Care and Coronary Care units, new Women’s and Children’s Services department, new operating theatres and medical device reprocessing department. Vernon Jubilee Hospital is also a satellite teaching hospital for the medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus. At VJH you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits this fantastic community offers.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for child and adolescent Psychiatrists to join the expanding Psychiatry department at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care!

Our cohesive team of 10 dedicated and caring Psychiatrists provides service to VJH’s 18 bed inpatient adult psychiatry unit, consults to the medical/surgical and women’s and children’s units and to the emergency department, as well as maintaining a community based practice. Our community child and youth mental health program features individual counselling, group counselling, DBT program and integrated psychiatric services. In this role you will enjoy variety and broad diversity, working collaboratively with our caring multi-disciplinary teams in acute and community settings to provide a continuum of care across community and acute services; this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for!

VJH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program and as such, you will have the opportunity to enjoy teaching medical students.

In addition to child and adolescent psychiatry, those interested in a combined general adult/child and adolescent practice would also be welcomed.

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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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 - $450,000, plus MOCAP level 2

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 * Relocation Assistants is applicable for 1.0 FTE positions and is based on move location (with eligible receipts). Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter *Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*
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Vernon

Vernon is a small, charming city with year-round cultural events, festivals, and celebrations. Whether it's with a morning on the greens or an evening on the lake, this is a place where you can enjoy work-life balance. Celebrate the glorious sunshine with hiking and biking trails, orchards, and farmers markets. In the winter, explore the winter carnival or strap on your skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star Mountain. Vernon’s unique history, diversified economy, and attractive climate offer residents a balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre.

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