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Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Live your dream in vibrant small town BC!

Are you hoping to practice Emergency Medicine at an exemplary hospital in an amazingly varied community of less than 20,000? Powell River, British Columbia is a small, beautiful oceanside ‘city’ offering everything you’re used to in an urban setting, albeit without the long commutes, choking traffic and sky-high housing prices. Opportunities exist in Sports Medicine, Cast Clinic, surgical assists and simulation training. Whether you’re a mountain biker, sailor, part-time artist or musician, Powell River is the answer. Looking for a great place to raise a family? We have a diverse selection of quality schools, This position for a full-time Emergency Physician accommodating a variety of shifts begins July 2022 (sooner if available). Come join a dedicated cohort in a well-supported emergency department with Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Radiology, Obs Gyne, Psychiatry, and Ophthalmology and embrace the many rewards of a small-town lifestyle.

Application deadline: August 1st

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.

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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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
To be determined
Physician Overhead
none, fees for billing service
Billing Split
Not applicable

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
easy to modify schedule - locums and trading shifts
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$Up to $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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