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full time Physician - Internal Medicine at Hospital
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Job ID: 5156

Infectious Diseases Specialist


Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

Fraser Health is inviting applications for two Infectious Diseases (ID) Specialists. We are restructuring our Infectious Diseases services at Abbotsford Regional Hospital (ARH), Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH), and Mission Memorial Hospital (MMH) in the Fraser Valley.

FH is organized into Regional Departments and Divisions. The ID Specialists will be members of and contribute to the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Regional Department of Medicine.

The ID Specialists will provide Infectious Diseases consultations to requesting physicians at ARH, CGH, and MMH and participate in Antibiotic Stewardship initiatives in the region, including restricted antimicrobials. Further, they will demonstrate medical expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of all Infectious Diseases in the general population, immune compromised hosts and returning travelers.

In this role, the successful candidates will:
•Act as Most Responsible Physician (MRP) for patients attending Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) clinic.
•Act as MRP for patients on the Home IV program.
•Maintain the highest standards of best clinical and professional practice.
•Participate in appropriate staff and department meetings and committees.
•Maintain strong collegial links with other members of the Department of Medicine and the Division of Infectious Diseases.
•Provide leadership in the development of patient management strategies and other projects.
•Provide ongoing supervision, mentorship, and teaching of medical students and residents (application for clinical faculty appointment at UBC required).

Applicants will be FRCPC certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and will be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

Facility: Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre is a 272 bed, University of British Columbia affiliated hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, inpatient pediatrics, renal, cardiology, tertiary palliative care, helipad, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 79,289 visits annually.

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Physician - Internal Medicine
British Columbia
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full time
Infectious Diseases Specialist. INFECTIOUS DISEASES SPECIALISTS Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre ...
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immediately, see description above, or enquire
Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service 
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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) 
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Published on 2018-02-16
Edited on 2018-02-16