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Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Adult

Role and Facility Information

Join our mental health team on the beautiful Sunshine Coast! This is a hospital based position in Powell River, BC, where two full time adult psychiatrists will serve diverse mental health and addiction needs. Combination outpatient and inpatient (7 bed psychiatric unit). No overhead. No call. Comprehensive allied health care supports on site, including ACT, ICMT, child psychiatry, counselling, and close collaborative care with family physicians, nurse practitioners and specialists. ECT provided on site. If you enjoy fast paced, acute, and varied team based work, this position is for you! Applicants with leadership and quality/program improvement experience or training would be a bonus. CME and physician leadership education incentives available.

The region boasts outdoor beauty, recreational opportunities, international music programs, high level hockey programming, excellent schools, and much much more!

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff – both current and prospective – have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

To formally apply for the position, please create a Health Match BC profile at https://www.healthmatchbc.org/Register.aspx and your account will then be assigned to one of the Health Match BC recruitment consultants. Please ensure that you upload your current CV and compose a message to indicate which position you are applying for and provide any supplemental documentation (ie,. Cover letter and references) for them to include in your formal application/referral.

You will not be able to directly apply without the assistance of their team.

To formally apply for the position, please create a Health Match BC profile at https://www.healthmatchbc.org/Register.aspx and your account will then be assigned to one of the Health Match BC recruitment consultants. Please ensure that you upload your current CV and compose a message to indicate which position you are applying for and provide any supplemental documentation (ie,. Cover letter and references) for them to include in your formal application/referral.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
To be determined
Physician Overhead
Not applicable
Billing Split
Not applicable

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be discusses
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
10.5%
Retention Flat Fee
$10,557
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000
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Live and work in BC

Powell River

Located on the northern Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Powell River has been nicknamed the "Cultural Capital of Canada" in recognition of its strong arts and cultural programs. Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay. Residents and visitors enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, and kayaking.

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