Geriatrician - Surrey Memorial Hospital and Surrounding Area

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The Fraser Health Authority (FHA), British Columbia's largest and fastest growing health region located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley is seeking an energetic and dedicated Geriatrician to join our team in a Permanent Full time capacity at Surrey Memorial Hospital and the surrounding health service area.  

The Fraser Health Older Adult Service provides a network of clinical services including five Acute Care of Elderly Units, seven ambulatory clinics and inpatient consulting currently at eight acute sites. Our hospitals are affiliated with the University of British Columbia and thus offer opportunities for clinical practice, as well as teaching and academic research.

The Service has an active research program including the area of falls/balance.

The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary setting, working primarily with both inpatient and community roles in the Surrey community. This will include ambulatory practice in the currently active Jim Pattison Outpatient Clinic and Surgical Centre (JPOCSC) Specialized Seniors Clinics and in-patient activities at Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) (in-patient and ACE Unit consulting and interdisciplinary liaison).

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position. The successful candidate will contribute to academic and teaching components of the Service and be expected to apply for a clinical faculty appointment with the University of British Columbia.

Eligibility:                                             

•           Experience in Geriatric Medicine practice

•           Strong collaborative interpersonal and inter-disciplinary skills

•           Experience in Community and Acute Geriatric consultations

•           Eligibility to apply for a UBC Clinical Faculty Appointment

Facilities: 

Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre is a brand new, state-of-the-art out-patient facility in Surrey, BC and provides ambulatory and surgical daycare services as well as many specialized clinics such as anticoagulation and chronic pain, breast health, chronic disease management for diabetes, cardiac and lung health with lab, medical and diagnostic imaging and pharmacy services.

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.

Full/Part Time/Locum/Temporary: Full Time

Qualifications:

FRCPC

FRCPC Eligible

CPSBC Full

CMPA

CPSBC Eligible for Full License

Compensation:

Fee for Service

Sessional

To apply, email your CV to: physicianrecruitment@fraserhealth.ca.


For more information, visit http://medicalstaff.fraserhealth.ca/.