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full time Physician - Psychiatry at Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Vernon, British Columbia
Job ID: 4665

Summary
Geriatric Psychiatrist

Vernon
You’re going to love it here! 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 beaches, lakes, outdoor adventure, and orchards lush with fruit, fresh vegetables, and farmers markets galore! There are over 20 beaches where you can soak up the sun and have some water fun. Once the snow flies, marvel at the amazing snow sculptures at the winter carnival or strap on your skis, snowboards and snowshoes and head up to Silver Star mountain for some of the best winter recreation fun around. Make Vernon your home and enjoy all the wonders it has to offer.

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.

Practice Details:
Excellent opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join the Psychiatry department at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. If you are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting with an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative team where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, look no further. Come to Vernon and discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care!

Our team of 9 dedicated psychiatrists work collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary teams in acute and community to provide a continuum of care across community and acute services. The North Okanagan region extends from Vernon to Revelstoke. As a member of the team you will be providing geriatric inpatient management within the acute care setting including the 17 bed psychiatric unit and psychiatric consults to medical/surgical units and the emergency department at VJH. In the community you will be an integral member of the seniors mental health community team and provide outreach to primary and community residential care. For those interested, there may also be opportunities with developmental disability mental health services and/or opportunities for collaborative work with tertiary geriatric care.

In this role you will also enjoy teaching opportunities with medical students as VJH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program. Participation in the general on call schedule is expected.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at VJH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It’s better here!

Site Type
Hospital

Position Type
Permanent

Hours of Work
Full Time

On Call Hours
1:6

Last Refreshed
This vacancy was last refreshed on MDWork.com on January 22, 2018.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on January 22, 2018.

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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Psychiatry
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Geriatric Psychiatrist. Vernon You're going to love it here! Vernon's small city charm melds with its year-round ...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
$250,000 - $350,000, plus MOCAP level 2
Compensation Type: Combination 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
- May be eligible for $ Relocation Funding 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
 
Certifications
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) (Mandatory) 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Vernon Jubilee Hospital 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Vernon 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2018-01-02
Edited on 2018-01-02