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Psychiatrist - Geriatrics

Location: Vernon, British Columbia

Job ID: IHVJH-GERPSY-1062

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Vernon
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 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.
Facility Details — 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.
Practice Details:

Excellent opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join the Psychiatry department at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. If you are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting with an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative team where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, look no further. Come to Vernon and discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care!

Our team of 9 dedicated psychiatrists work collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary teams in acute and community to provide a continuum of care across community and acute services. The North Okanagan region extends from Vernon to Revelstoke. As a member of the team you will be providing geriatric inpatient management within the acute care setting including the 17 bed psychiatric unit and psychiatric consults to medical/surgical units and the emergency department at VJH. In the community you will be an integral member of the seniors mental health community team and provide outreach to primary and community residential care. For those interested, there may also be opportunities with developmental disability mental health services and/or opportunities for collaborative work with tertiary geriatric care.

In this role you will also enjoy teaching opportunities with medical students as VJH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program. Participation in the general on call schedule is expected.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at VJH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications:
    • 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
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:6
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Combined Fee for Service plus Sessions
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $300,000 - $450,000, plus MOCAP level 2
  • Overhead
    • Overhead costs associated with private practice only
  • Additional Incentives
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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