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full time Physician - Internal Medicine at Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 4566

Physician Cardiologist

The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the Vancouver General Hospital and St. Paul’s /Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital, invites applications from outstanding Physician Cardiologists with special expertise in Clinical and Ambulatory Care Cardiology for a full time position. Multiple positions are available, with primary responsibilities at Vancouver General Hospital and at Providence Health Care sites. It is expected that the incumbent will be recommended for a Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty position with the UBC Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. Potential roles at the four Vancouver-based University of British Columbia affiliated teaching hospitals may be explored based on the applicant’s skill set and academic interests.

The Division of Cardiology is actively involved in the care of patients with a wide spectrum of cardiovascular disease in the Lower Mainland (Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, Provincial Health Services Authority, and Vancouver Coastal Health) and the Provinces of BC and Yukon. Applicants must have specific interest in General Cardiology as they will be primarily involved in the care of patients with ambulatory cardiac patients, and will be expected to participate in teaching and research related to the subspecialty of consultative cardiology. Incremental academic or health system skills will be looked upon favorably to enhance the UBC Division, including traditional clinical subspecialties or novel specialized skills such as Medical Education, Health Economics, Bioethics, Health Policy, Quality, Urban Health, Adolescent Medicine, and Palliative Care. The Division operates an academic practice plan, which the successful candidate is expected to contribute to, and be eligible to receive a supplementary stipend for exceptional academic contribution.

The successful candidate will possess an FRCPC in Internal Medicine and a Certificate of Special Competence in Cardiology, and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of British Columbia. Candidates should possess exceptional communication and teaching skills; a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students; a proven record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate may also be involved in the conduct of clinical research studies, trials, and/or quality assurance projects that are innovative and relevant. There will also be an expectation that the successful candidate participate in the Cardiology program at their hospital site(s).

The anticipated start date is subject to negotiation, tentatively July 1st, 2018. A review of the applications will start from January 1st, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications will be accepted until December 31st, 2017.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the “Request Info” link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Physician - Internal Medicine
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Physician Cardiologist. The Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at the Vancouver General Hospital and St. ...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
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Compensation Type: Combination 
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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (Desired), Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Provisional), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) (Mandatory) 
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Vancouver General Hospital 
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Published on 2017-12-12
Edited on 2017-12-12