Specialty Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Subspecialty Medical Health Officer

Role and Facility Information

Hiring in Health Care

Our health care professionals are no doubt our heroes, and this is a challenging time. PHSA needs your help, now more than ever!

We are seeking Occupational Health Physicians to support PHSA staff with guidance and clinical decision-making in response to COVID-19.

We are all in this together.

#togetherforcare #healthcareheroes

Work Location: Vancouver, BC
Job Type: Locum

Are you a Physician with excellent clinical experience in Occupational Health, who is able to work strategically and effectively within a complex health care system? Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is seeking two physicians to oversee the clinical delivery of PHSA’s Occupational Health & Safety and COVID-19 resource teams.

What you’ll do

Provide consultation related to symptomatic and exposed staff reporting through the Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre.
Provide physician expertise and support to Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre nursing staff on matters related to staff exposure to COVID-19.
Provide physician support in clinical decision-making regarding staff exposure and return to work recommendations.
Provide guidance on all-PHSA staff communication in relation to COVID-19, as required.
Conduct telephone consultations for health care professionals regarding COVID-19 management issues of symptomatic or exposed staff.
Evaluate the efficiency, quality, and delivery of services, including participating in medical audits, chart reviews, and incident report reviews.

What you bring

The successful candidate will be a physician and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia or with the British Columbia College of Family Physicians.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest along with your curriculum vitae to:

Kevin P.W. Wang
Advisor, Talent Acquisition
Physician and Scientific Recruitment

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the positions will remain open until filled

What we do

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.



Compensation Type
Administrative Contract

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