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Medical Director, High Acuity Response Team (HART)

Location: Penticton, British Columbia

Job ID: ML0002

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Penticton

Flanked by tree trimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and Okanagan and Skaha Lake, Penticton is one of the larger cities in the BC interior. Its lush surroundings and ideal climate, with over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, combine to create a paradise. Indulge in, wineries, golf courses, and famous sandy beaches in the summer and skiing and snowshoeing when the snow falls. Penticton is an innovative and adventurous waterfront city offering all the amenities of a larger urban centre while preserving its small-town charm and warmth. With an array of fine dining, shops, recreational facilities and local vendors and agriculturalists at its weekly farmer’s market, Penticton has it all. Come experience this incredible lifestyle for yourself!

Clinic Details — Penticton Regional Hospital:
The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a 155-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people.
PRH offers 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Acute Services, Ambulatory and Out-patient Clinics, and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services.
As a regional facility and secondary referral centre for the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valley, you will be joining an excellent complement of medical and surgical specialists. Excellent radiology availability with on site Computed Tomography (CT) and part time Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI). PRH has a seven-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
PRH also serves as the referral base for hematology/transfusion medicine for the smaller local hospitals in Oliver and Princeton.
In April 2019 PRH opened phase one of its new, state of the art Patient Care Tower. The Patient Care Tower includes a brand new ambulatory care centre, surgical services center, 84 medical/surgical inpatients beds in single patient rooms, a new medical device reprocessing unit and space for the UBC Faculty of Medicine Program. Phase two is now underway and will involve the renovation in the current hospital to allow the expansion of the emergency department four times its current size.
Practice Details:

Exciting Medical Leadership opportunity now available for community minded physician leader as local Medical Director, High Acuity Response Team (H.A.R.T.) Enjoy career satisfaction in this rewarding administrative role as you provide medical oversight and clinical leadership for the H.A.R.T. servicing the South Okanagan Health Service Area. This includes administrative, quality management, education and physician engagement responsibilities.Reporting to the Program Director / Regional Medical Director the local Medical Director is be expected to work in a co-management model with the HART leadership team (Regional Medical Director, Local Program Director, Base Manager, Regional Team Leader) and for ensuring that local service deliverables are consistent with the goals and objectives of the regional H.A.R.T. program. The Local Medical Director will demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and an understanding of the interdependent roles of various allied health professionals. Success of the role is dependant upon the provision of leadership and support of clinicians involved in the delivery and coordination of high acuity transportation, as well as engagement with physicians, administration, ambulance services and community stakeholders.0.15 FTE (258.75 hrs) position based in Penticton. Board certified in Anaesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and/or Critical Care Medicine; or equivalent combination of clinical medical education and experience.

Qualifications:
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Part Time
  • On call requirements: NA
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Service Contract
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
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