Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Community Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Cardiac Services Royal Columbian Hospital

Type of Position: Permanent, full time or part time

Community: New Westminster

Site: Royal Columbian Hospital

330 E. Columbian Street

New Westminster, BC. V3L 3W7

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

On-Call: Yes, after a period of training, approximately 6 months from start date

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 8am – case completion

Job Description:

Royal Columbian Hospital Cardiac Services is looking for physicians to assist with their cardiac surgical program. This involves assist of the cardiac surgeon and harvesting of vein and radial artery. Cases start at 8:00 am, 5 days a week and the assists are, typically, involved in 2 cases a day. Training to competency usually requires 4-6 months. It would be expected that new assist commit to a minimum of 3 days a week for the initial 4-6 months to achieve competency and join the regular schedule. After the training period, a commitment of 2-4 days a week is expected. Some previous surgical experience is an asset.

Compensation Type: APP

Estimated Yearly Remuneration: unspecified

Overhead: none

Qualifications and Experience Required:

• Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License: Mandatory

• Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA): Mandatory

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New Westminster

Resting on a hillside overlooking the Fraser River is New Westminster, the oldest incorporated city in British Columbia. Known as "The Royal City," it offers a wide range of attractions and amenities including fine period architecture, parks and recreational facilities, museums, live performance theatres and a public market. The Royal City is also just a short train ride away from Vancouver, and there are no shortages of new experiences to try or places to discover.

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