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Medical Leadership

Location: Salmon Arm, British Columbia

Job ID: ML0010

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Salmon Arm
Situated in a lush valley on the shores of beautiful Shuswap Lake, the city of Salmon Arm the economic hub of the Shuswap Lakes region. Panoramic lake views, rolling farm land and forested mountains attract visitors from around the world as does Salmon Arm’s wide variety of cultural, seasonal, and outdoor recreation opportunities. From hiking to boating, to the annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival, there is no shortage of opportunities for building a healthy lifestyle in this family-friendly community. Salmon Arm's economy is a diverse mixture of forestry, agriculture, tourism and manufacturing. Come and experience outstanding wilderness scenery, countless recreational activities, and plentiful shops and boutiques; all enriched by a friendly, warm and welcoming community.
Clinic Details — Shuswap Lake General Hospital:
Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLGH) is a newly renovated 40-bed, Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap Health Service Area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital services the surrounding draw population of approximately 37,000 people. This hospital offers a 24-hour new Emergency Department with a registered nurse triage, laboratory and Radiology (X-ray), Surgical, Acute Care beds, Ambulatory and Outpatient Care, Obstetrical Care and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services. The on-site medical team includes local surgeons, internists, and radiologists. Additional features include two operating rooms, a modern computed tomography (CT), Echocardiography, Level 2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with three beds, and has visiting clinics that include Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics. Internists and Family Physicians hold University of British Columbia (UBC) clinical appointments hosting medical students, residents, and General Internal Medicine (GIM) Fellows.
In emergency situations this community and physicians are supported by the High Acuity Response Team (HART).
Practice Details:

An exciting Medical Leadership opportunity is now available for a collaborative and supportive physician leader as the Perioperative Medical Director at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm. Enjoy career satisfaction in this rewarding administrative role as you provide leadership to the Shuswap Lake General Hospital by supporting operational planning and promoting high quality standards of clinical care for surgical services. In this role, you will be responsible for providing administrative services and executing the management plan related to the delivery of surgical services at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Alongside medical-staff colleagues, nurse managers of the OR, surgical units, and pre-surgical screening units, you will work to optimize access to safe, efficient, and high-quality surgical services. You will report through the site Chief of Staff to the Executive Medical Director, Surgical Services. The incumbent will also be accountable to the Executive Medical Director, Surgical Services for Interior Health to ensure alignment of planning and practice with provincial and IH-wide surgical and anesthesia goals and objectives. The Perioperative Medical Director is a physician leader who works to achieve a collaborative working relationship between physicians and leaders within clinical operations based on the IH vision mission and goals as they relate to the surgical strategy. Success of the role is dependent upon the provision of leadership and support to medical-staff colleagues as well as engagement and dyad partnerships with the Shuswap Lake General Hospital’s department heads of anesthesia, surgery and site administration. This .05 FTE position requires fixed (dedicated) and variable (flexible) time to meet specific deliverables based on the requirements for site surgical services. 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!

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
    • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Surgical experience
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Part Time
  • On call requirements: N/A
  • Payment Structure
    • Service Contract
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive
  • Overhead
    • N/A
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