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.
Vernon offers a walk-in ready office with experienced MOAs and billing support. The 5 Vernon pediatricians share 2 offices just a few minutes from Vernon Jubilee Hospital. We see the full range of pediatric consults, with resources available in the community for complex patients. Each of us has special interests which allows us to cater our practices. Working hours are flexible and determined by each individual practitioner. The elusive “work-life balance” is actually pretty attainable here!
At the hospital, we have dependable nursing support with 9 delivery rooms, 4 nursery beds and 5 pediatric beds. There is a diabetes clinic and we offer UBC faculty appointments to teach medical students and residents. Opportunities for further leadership and QI projects abound, as do chances to participate in community initiatives. Our overhead is low, which allows us some nice flexibility to focus on passion projects.
** 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.
Please forward all CV's to: PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full); Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
USA Certified Class accepted. We will recruit USA Certified Class Physicians
****Certain specialists who are not eligible for full or provisional licensure in BC may be eligible to apply for licensure in the USA certified class ****
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
1:5 to 1:6 (currently one weeknight and every 5th Saturday)
Estimated Gross Income
$250,000-$400,000/annually (including private practice)
Relocation Assistance: 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 our 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.