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Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Join a team of Emergency Physicians providing care to a large urban area in an academic centre. The Department of Emergency Medicine comprises a group of dedicated and collegial physicians who cover the VGH (Vancouver General Hospital) Emergency Department and the associated UBC (University of British Columbia) Emergency Department in Vancouver BC, and who are seeking an Emergency Physician to join their group.

Vancouver General Hospital Emergency Department sees approximately 95,000 patients per year and houses a Level 1 Trauma Centre. VGH is a 850 bed adult tertiary care hospital focusing on world class tertiary, trauma, and neurological care. The UBC Urgent Care Centre is the sister site, providing emergency care to the west end of Vancouver. The UBC Hospital is a community hospital with a surgical focus. The Urgent Care Centre sees over 23,000 patients per year including pediatrics. This provides for a diverse and professionally rewarding career.

Applicants must be licensed to practice in BC, and be FRCPC-EM qualified or or hold CCFP-EM. We are seeking part time or full time candidates who can commit to working at both of our sites, with a flexible start date. The salary is not fee-for-service but rather based on an alternate payment contract and consistent with that of a full-time emergency physician in British Columbia. Details will be provided to interested candidates.

The emergency medicine group at Vancouver Acute is highly collegial and supports strong research and academic educational programs. FRCPC residents are trained within our Emergency Departments. The successful candidate will be a collaboratively spirited colleague with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with empathy, understanding, and respect of diverse and divergent perspectives and behaviours. They will have a record of accomplishments that demonstrates commitment to clinical excellence and medical education. Expertise in an area such as quality improvement, research, administration, or a similar scholarly pursuit that demonstrates a commitment to furthering the field of emergency medicine will be considered an asset.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

To formally apply for the , 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.

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Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
Physician Overhead
Not applicable
Billing Split
Not applicable

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
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