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.

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Unique and Amazing Rheumatologist Opportunity
Full-time or job sharing options available
Let us know what you want and we can find a way to make it happen.
Why this opportunity?
• New modern medical clinic
• Join an experienced interdisciplinary care team of:
Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, kinesiologists, athletic therapists, physiatrists, orthopedics surgeons & sports medicine physicians
• Ideal for new graduates and early career rheumatologists looking to work in an established team environment
We will set you up for success with mentors & coaches to support:
• Hiring & training rheumatology nurses
• Practice management
• Clinical mentorship where desired
“Living and working in Vernon has exceeded my expectations in every way. The natural beauty is a constant reminder to focus on what’s important in my personal life. The access to year round world class mountain and water sports is unparalleled. The hospital is incredibly efficient and pleasant to work in. Somehow I have found myself improving my work life balance while simultaneously increasing my income. My wife and kids love it here too and I’m so grateful I had the opportunity to move to this special community. We finally feel like we have come home”
Julian B. Sernik, MD, FRCSC

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)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
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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.

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