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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Palliative Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Palliative Medicine

Fraser Health – 6 Month Locum Langley


Fraser Health requires a full-time (1.0 FTE) palliative care physicians to provide clinical service along with our multidisciplinary team for a 6 month locum located in Langley, B.C. This is an exciting opportunity, where you will work to provide consultation services in acute care and for community-based patients. Additionally, you will provide MRP coverage to Langley Hospice a newly opened 10 bed hospice residence.

Throughout the Fraser Health Authority we provide integrated, regional, comprehensive palliative care services in a number of settings including 30 Palliative Complex Care Unit (PCCU) beds; consult services in 12 acute care sites as well as in the community and other settings; and support to 106 hospice beds. Additionally, we provide under-graduate and post-graduate teaching in affiliation with the Division of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia.

As a community hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital (188 bed facility) provides a range of primary, secondary and some specialty services, including 24/7 emergency, general and internal medicine, general surgery, select surgical specialties, and maternity and nursery specialties.

The City of Langley is one of Metro Vancouver’s dynamic and thriving Regional City Centres. Langley contains six established residential neighbourhoods, a natural wetland of regional significance, parkland exceeding 300 acres, high density residential development, a revitalized pedestrian-oriented downtown, a regional shopping centre and one of the most active industrial and service commercial land bases found in the Lower Mainland.

The successful candidate will have certification from either the College of Family Physicians of Canada and/or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be provided to individuals who have completed additional training in Palliative Medicine, from either stream outlined below:

- One year enhanced skills residency and/or acquired the Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) through the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
- Two year Royal College subspecialty in Palliative Medicine.

Eligibility for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is required.

Remuneration is by service contract at a rate set provincially by the Ministry of Health.

Fraser Health is one of the largest and fastest growing health authorities in Canada. We are responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples.

Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Interested candidates may submit a CV and letter of interest

Facility: Surrey Community

Full/Part Time/Locum/Temporary: 6 Month Locum

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- FRCPC
- CCFP (PC)

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Langley

Full of heritage and history, including First Nations history and traditions, Langley is comprised of the City of Langley, the Township of Langley and the village of Fort Langley – the birthplace of British Columbia. Just a 40-minute drive east of downtown Vancouver, Langley has a lot to see and do, such as: heritage sites, incredible museums, circle routes that visit local farms and nurseries, wine tours, horseback riding, and shopping.

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