FULL-TIME, PART-TIME & LOCUM PALLIATIVE CARE PHYSICIANS FOR SURREY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Starting December 2018 there is a long-term locum opportunity (six months) and the possibility of ongoing permanent positions.
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Full-time, Part-time & Locum Palliative Care Physicians Fraser Health requires Palliative Care Physicians for Palliative Care in Surrey, B.C, and surrounding communities, providing physician support to our Surrey Memorial Hospital (Palliative Complex Care Services and acute care consults), neighbouring acute care site consults, and community consultation services. There is a long-term locum opportunity (six months) and the possibility of ongoing permanent positions. Our integrated, regional, comprehensive hospice palliative care program provides hospice palliative care services in a number of settings including 30 Palliative Complex Care beds; consult services in 12 acute care sites as well as in the community and other settings; and support to 113 Hospice beds. In addition to the provision of diverse clinical activities, we also provide under-graduate and post graduate teaching in affiliation with the Division of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia.
On-Call/After Hour Requirements
The successful candidate will have completed a year of added competency program in palliative medicine, will have acquired the Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) through the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or have a minimum of four (4) years of palliative care experience and is eligible for the CAC through the currently active competence verification route. Eligibility for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is required, and preference will be given to candidates certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Fraser Health is one of the largest Health authorities in Canada serving a population of 1.7 million people living in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Hope. As BC's largest and fastest growing health authority, Fraser Health works within an annual budget of $3.3 billion and employs 30,000 people and 2,500 physicians.
Facilities: Surrey Memorial Hospital
Surrey Memorial is a 611 acute care bed, University of BC Affiliated, regional referral and community teaching hospital that has the busiest emergency in BC. We offer medical, surgical, neonatal intensive care, tertiary, ambulatory, cardiology, rehab, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 158,558 visits annually. We currently manage 4,200 births per year and have recently opened a new tower with a 46 bed single room maternity care unit, a 48 bed single room Level 2/3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a dedicated maternal operating room. The brand new ER includes a dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department, part of the state-of the art Critical Care Tower includes a dedicated perinatal centre, helipad and expanded ICU.
Surrey Memorial Hospital is the largest of three regional hospitals in Fraser Health’s integrated network of care, providing primary, secondary, and tertiary services, including 24/7 emergency
As a regional hospital for Fraser Health, as well as the home hospital for one of BC’s fastest growing communities, Surrey Memorial Hospital is the second largest hospital in the province with the province's busiest Emergency Department. Surrey Memorial Hospital provides specialized care to people from across Fraser Health, not only to residents of Surrey.
Remuneration is by service/sessional contract at a rate commensurate with skills and experience. Also MOCAP on-call payments
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