Emergency Medicine


Find your paradise in Vernon, BC, where the sun shines bright, the lakes sparkle like diamonds, and the rolling hills stretch as far as the eye can see. Welcome to Vernon, the quintessential destination for outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for a superior quality of life.

Experience the idyllic lakeside lifestyle in Vernon, where Okanagan Lake's crystal-clear waters shimmer like a diamond, offering endless opportunities for boating, swimming, and sun-soaked beach days. Just south of the city, Kalamalka Lake's lush green hues provide an exquisite setting for kayaking and paddleboarding, promising an unparalleled experience for those seeking to call the area home.

Imagine waking up to fresh powder and blue skies at SilverStar Mountain Resort! Whether you're a seasoned skier or snowboarder, or just starting out, there's something for everyone at SilverStar. With an annual snowfall of 700 cm, you'll have plenty of opportunities to shred the slopes and make memories with friends and family.

Living in Vernon means having access to some of the best golf courses in Canada, right in your backyard. Predator Ridge Resort offers two championship courses that'll challenge even the most skilled golfers, while The Rise, a Fred Couples signature golf course, is just a short drive away. And with our mild climate, you can play golf year-round.

With a warm and welcoming community of around 40,000 residents, Vernon is the ideal place to call home. Friendly hellos and genuine smiles are part of everyday life, making you feel like you belong from the moment you arrive. With a low cost of living, excellent schools, and a strong sense of community, Vernon is a fantastic place to raise a family or start a new chapter in your life.

Come and experience Vernon for yourself and see why it's the perfect place to live, work, and play.

Practice Details:

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Emergency Room Physicians Group is currently seeking full-time emergency room physicians to join their team in 2022. Our ED sees approximately 50000 patient visits per year and encompasses a dynamic patient population reflective of our community's diversity. We are practicing in a new and spacious ER with fantastic support staff and excellent specialist services.

Full-time employment includes 12 shifts per month. Each member in our group also contributes to the non-clinical workload. Candidates must have CCFP-EM, or FRCPC. We are a cohesive group of active ERPs in a busy and varied community ED practice. Excellent local specialist services, a keen ED staff, access to tertiary care support, and a diverse patient population all make for a dynamic ED environment. As a group, we are actively involved in medical student and resident training, SIMS educational sessions, and journal club activities.

In addition to our interesting and busy ED, the North Okanagan offers amazing outdoor lifestyle opportunities that all members of our group actively participate in. Downhill skiing, nordic skiing, mountain biking, road riding, boating, paddling, and hiking are all situated in our backyard. Imagine going for a ski on our world class nordic trails, or ripping up the local mountain bike trails, prior to a shift! A healthy balance of work and life in a location with an outdoor playground for a backyard is what makes our ED practice in Vernon enjoyable and sustainable.

If you are looking for a healthy balance of exciting emergency medicine and a fantastic lifestyle in a beautiful area of BC, please check us out!

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 your 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.

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Licensure, or eligible for licensure, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)

    Mandatory coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

    Certification in the College of Family Physicians - Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM)

    If you’re a US-trained specialist with ABMS certification in Emergency Medicine, you may be eligible to practice under the USA Certified Class.

Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full time (12 shifts per month is equal to 1.0 FTE)

On call requirements: No call schedule

Estimated Gross Income

$ to be discussed

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 prominent 196 bed healthcare facility located in Vernon, British Columbia, serving the North Okanagan. VJH provides a broad spectrum of medical services, advanced care, and leading-edge facilities to the community it serves. In addition to having the largest diagnostic facility in the region, its services encompass emergency care, surgery, critical care, maternity and newborn care, mental health services, laboratory services, and rehabilitation. Vernon Jubilee Hospital serves as a cornerstone of healthcare in the North Okanagan region, serving a catchment area of 86,000 people, and plays a vital role in delivering quality healthcare services to residents and visitors in the region.

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