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locum Physician - Anesthesiology at Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 4761


The Vancouver Acute Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care is looking for a locum Anesthesiologist. With over 60 members, the Vancouver Acute (VA) Anesthesia Department is one of the largest departments in Western Canada and provides all anesthesia care at VA’s two acute care hospitals, VGH and UBCH. Members are involved in all aspects of adult anesthesia sub-specialty care including perioperative medicine, OR anesthesia care, critical care and pain management. VA is British Columbia’s provincial centre for a large number of surgical programs including neurosurgery, trauma surgery, urological and gynecological oncology (cancer) surgery, thoracic surgery, spine surgery, transplant surgery (liver, lung, kidney and pancreas), complex joint reconstruction and robotic surgery. In addition to providing operating room care for over 32,000 patients per year, members of the department see 10,000 patients per year in the Anesthesia Consult Clinic and provide acute pain management following surgery for over 3000 patients per year. The Department is actively involved in medical student and resident education and offers several subspecialty fellowships.

Candidates should have completed an MD degree and training in Anesthesiology. In addition, candidates should have undertaken subspecialty advanced fellowship training, with preference given to the areas of perioperative medicine, simulation and trauma anesthesia. You must be eligible for licensure in British Columbia and with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in British Columbia. The ideal candidate will bring additional academic qualifications and a passion for research, quality improvement or education.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting #VCHA-2096 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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Full time – to be discussed at the interview process

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nights and weekends extra

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Physician - Anesthesiology
British Columbia
Employment Type
Anesthesiologist. The Vancouver Acute Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care is looking for a locum Anes...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
estimated $300,000
Compensation Type: Clinical Service Contract 
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Vacation / CME Leave
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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (Desired), Anesthesia Experience (Mandatory), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Provisional), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible (Mandatory), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) (Eligible) 
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Vancouver General Hospital 
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Published on 2018-01-12
Edited on 2018-01-12