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.
Fantastic opportunity for a general adult Psychiatrist to join the expanding Psychiatry department at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care!
Our cohesive team of 9 dedicated and caring Psychiatrists provide service to VJH’s 17 bed inpatient psychiatry unit, consults to the medical/surgical units and the emergency department, as well as maintain a community based practice. Currently there is a specific need for psychiatry support on the Adult Community Support Services team. This collaborative team treats the serious and persistent mental illness population with intensive case management support. In this role you will enjoy a variety and broad diversity, working collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary teams in acute and community settings to provide a continuum of care across community and acute services. In the community you will be an integral member of the mental health community team and provide outreach and telepsychiatry services in the North Okanagan region, extending from Vernon to Revelstoke.
VJH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program and as such, you will have the opportunity to enjoy teaching medical students.
For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.
Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
$300,000-$450,000, plus MOCAP level 2
Applicable for 1.0 FTE positions, $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts).
Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter
*Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of 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. 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.