Radiologist

Vernon

In the heart of the Okanagan Valley, Vernon presents a tableau of life that’s both vibrant and peaceful. Here, the expanse of three lakes offers a canvas where nature’s artistry is on display, setting the stage for a lifestyle that is both relaxed and invigorated by the surrounding beauty.

With a climate that graces the city with four distinct seasons, Vernon is a year-round playground for those who seek the thrill of outdoor adventures and the solace of natural retreats. Kalamalka, Okanagan and Swan Lakes lure beachgoers, paddlers, and anglers. In winter, SilverStar Resort transforms into a skier’s paradise, while Sovereign Lake grants cross-country skiers endless glides.

The landscape of learning and development in Vernon is as vibrant as its natural scenery. Nearly a dozen top-ranked public and private schools deliver stellar curricula, including Montessori, French immersion, Indigenous education, and enrichment academies. Local campuses enable students to pursue higher levels of expertise without venturing far.

Real estate in Vernon remains reasonably priced compared to other parts of BC, with detached homes averaging around $578,500 as of early 2024. Vernon’s appeal is further enhanced by its transportation connections, including easy access to Kelowna International Airport located just 40 km south.

Vernon stands as a testament to a life well-lived, where the quality of living is elevated by the abundance of nature, the strength of community, and the breadth of opportunities. Here, every season unfolds new possibilities, inviting individuals and families alike to partake in a lifestyle that is both enriching and fulfilling. Here, the promise of a balanced life is not just an ideal; it’s a reality.

Practice Details:

Picture yourself in the stunning Okanagan Valley, surrounded by nature's beauty, as you make your mark as a general radiologist at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Here, you'll have the opportunity and resources to reach new heights in your career and make a meaningful difference in your patients' lives.

With a supportive community and exceptional facilities behind you, your diagnostic skills will thrive. Cutting-edge technology like the 1.5T Siemens SOLA MRI will be at your fingertips, providing clear insights into even the most complex conditions. The hospital's brand-new CT suite boasts the latest Siemens scanner for peeking inside the body with ease. You'll have all you need to provide accurate diagnoses quickly.

But you won't work in isolation. At VJH, you'll collaborate with a team of professionals who share your commitment to outstanding care. Together, you'll discuss cases and determine the best approaches for each patient. Every day will present new challenges to solve alongside colleagues you trust.

When you want to broaden your skills, VJH provides the opportunities. Our procedures focus on biopsies and drainages, letting you sharpen your hands-on techniques. The local radiologist-owned clinic offers training on X-rays, ultrasounds, and more. With each experience, you'll add to your expertise.

If you’re a collegial and patient-focused radiologist, elevate your career at Vernon Jubilee Hospital, where your expertise can change lives. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! Email your CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca. It's better here!

Are you interested in practicing at VJH, but prefer part-time hours? We warmly welcome your preference for balance and flexibility! We recognize the vital role of talented radiologists, even on a part-time basis.

Ever wondered about this Okanagan utopia that has captivated our physicians' hearts? Discover it firsthand with a locum in this exceptional corner of the world! To learn more, contact Dr. Adam Weathermon at Adam.Weathermon@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.

Qualifications:
  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Licensure, or eligible for licensure, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC); and mandatory coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association./p hrAt VJH, you'll be expected to showcase robust skills in a variety of radiological techniques, including X-ray, ultrasound, CT, and MRI. Your expertise in mammography, which encompasses obstetrical and musculoskeletal ultrasound, will be highly valued. You'll carry out image-guided biopsy and drainage procedures, utilizing CT, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy guided techniques with proficiency, and sometimes echocardiography. Having fellowship training in areas like musculoskeletal (MSK), intervention, breast imaging, or echocardiography would greatly benefit your career development. /p
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: We are committed to accommodating your preferences and ensuring a suitable work-life balance.



On call requirements: After-hours on-call coverage for CT and ultrasound is currently facilitated through teleradiology services. From 5pm to 8am on weekdays, as well as weekends and holidays, remote radiologists provide coverage for CT and ultrasound.

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Anticipate a rewarding income comprised of a fee-for-service payment structure and MOCAP level 2.


Additional Incentives

For a full-time position, we offer $9,000 in assistance if moving within BC, $12,000 within Canada, and $15,000 from outside Canada. Please note incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at the time of offer.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital:

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a 196-bed facility and a beacon of healthcare excellence in Vernon, British Columbia. Serving as the primary hospital in the North Okanagan region, VJH provides comprehensive acute care along with advanced medical services and technology.

The unveiling of the Polson Tower marked a significant expansion, boosting outpatient services and introducing specialized units for maternity, pediatrics, intensive and coronary care. Subsequent growth saw the addition of medical inpatient facilities, a fifth operating theatre, and a sophisticated MRI. The hospital’s future looks even brighter with the planned construction of a 44 single-occupancy room psychiatric unit by 2029. This development aims to offer improved and personalized mental health resources.

Nearly 1,800 dedicated personnel cater to approximately 93,720 individuals, including those from First Nations and Métis communities. VJH’s wide-ranging services, from emergency to surgery to rehabilitation, highlight a deep commitment to innovation, excellence, and compassionate care. This dedication cements VJH’s vital role in the region while continuously advancing the healthcare landscape.

Job ID:

IHVJH-RAD-1075

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