Interior Health - Vernon, BC (10 months ago)

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Vernon's small city charm melds with its year-round cultural events, festivals, and celebrations. Whether it's a morning on the greens or a day on a lake, this is the place where you become the hero of your own story. Celebrate the glorious sunshine with hiking and biking trails, lush orchards, and farmers markets galore! Once the snow flies, explore the winter carnival or strap on your downhill or cross-country skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star Mountain for some of the best winter recreation around. Vernon’s unique history, diversified economy, and attractive climate offer residents a highly desirable balance of small-town charm combined with the amenities of an urban centre.

Facility Details — Vernon Jubilee Hospital:
Vernon Jubilee Hospital is a 160 bed acute care hospital serving the growing communities within the North Okanagan region of approximately 80,000 residents. The new 230,000 square foot Polson Tower at VJH is a state-of-the-art facility with leading-edge technology and was built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental design gold standards. This new tower offers a new and expanded Emergency department, Intensive Care and Coronary Care units, new Women’s and Children’s Services department, new operating theatres and medical device reprocessing department. Vernon Jubilee Hospital is also a satellite teaching hospital for the medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus. At VJH you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned vacation destination.

Practice Details:
You will be joining an onsite collegial group of 5 other pathologists (2 Anatomic, 3 General) and reporting to the Central Okanagan Medical laboratory Director. The laboratory staff are friendly and easy to work with. Your duties would include: participation in 15,000 surgical pathology cases /year, 180 bone marrow biopsies/year; 3,000 cytopathology cases/year, and 180 autopsy cases/year, quality assurance activities, and teaching of medical and laboratory students. Most services are covered under the provincial contract but additional fee for service billings are possible for bone marrows and coroner autopsies. We can provide strong mentorship for new grads and our team is flexible for scheduling arrangements.

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Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Full License with CPSBC; CMPA Coverage

Call Schedule:
Hours of work: 45 hrs/week
On call requirements: approx. 1 week in 6

Payment Structure
Service Contract
$380,661 is Max on Provincial grid
Estimated Gross Income
Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience
No overhead cost
RSA Incentives
Relocation: $10,000 max if <3,000 km; or $15,000 max if >3,000 km);