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.
You will be joining an on-site collegial group of 4 other pathologists (3 anatomical pathologists and 1 general pathologist). Our pathology staff members are friendly and easy to work with. Vernon Jubilee Hospital has an active histology service where a wide variety of specimens types are received with certified pathologist assistant help on hand. Additionally, on-site general pathologists oversee the hematology, chemistry, and transfusion medicine services. Your duties would include: participation in ~16,000 surgical pathology cases /year,~ 130 bone marrow biopsies/year, ~600 cytopathology cases/year, occasional hospital autopsies, quality assurance activities, in terms of daily QA pathology rounds, and teaching of medical and laboratory students. Most services are covered under the provincial contract, but additional fee for service billings are possible for bone marrows and Coroner autopsies. We can provide strong mentorship for new grads and our team is flexible for scheduling arrangements.
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.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Full License with CPSBC; CMPA Coverage
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
approx. 1 week in 6
Estimated Gross Income
Provincially negotiated grid level. Estimated Gross Income: Upper end of provincially negotiated grid; ~$340,000-$380,000
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.