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Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Peace Arch Hospital Emergency Department is seeking locum, part-time, and full-time Emergency Physicians to join our collegial and well-supported team. Applications are welcomed as shifts are available immediately.

Peace Arch Hospital is a 171-bed, UBC-affiliated acute care hospital in scenic White Rock, BC, offering inpatient medicine, surgery, orthopedics, anaesthesia, obstetrics, psychiatry, rehabilitation and critical care services, as well as a variety of ambulatory services. The emergency department has over 55,000 visits annually and this is projected to increase to 70,000 by 2030 with the ongoing rapid population growth in the White Rock/South Surrey area. We have access to a full range of diagnostic services including 24/7 access to CT, Ultrasound and MRI. Local and regional subspecialty support is excellent.

A completely new emergency department is under construction and will open in January 2022. This state-of-the-art facility will be quadruple the square footage of the current department and feature 55 single-patient treatment spaces, a child and family-friendly treatment area, and a dedicated mental health and substance use waiting and treatment area.

Candidates must be certified in Emergency Medicine with either the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP-EM), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC). The successful applicant must be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Facility: Peace Arch Hospital

Peace Arch Hospital is a 171-bed hospital in White Rock, BC, offering medical, surgical, acute geriatric, obstetrics, palliative, psychiatric and telemetry services as well as 24/7 emergency services with after-hours emergency surgery with 53,194 visits annually.

Emergency Department Expansion and Upgrades

Peace Arch Hospital is currently undergoing an Emergency Department expansion and upgrades project that includes five upgraded perioperative suites (operating rooms), and a new Medical Device Reprocessing department.







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