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Excellent opportunity for Radiologist to join the team at Vernon Jubilee Hospital as we expand to include MRI services!

If you are looking to practice with a top-of-the line cutting edge system with lots of new technology, Vernon is the place for you. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction where flexibility and balance are important with endless lifestyle opportunities!

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH), a community hospital and regional referral centre, is seeking a permanent general diagnostic radiologist to join a group of six radiologists with a mixed hospital and clinic practice. The majority of your work is at Vernon Jubilee Hospital with an additional locum position at Vernon Radiological Associates community clinic.

The Hospital practice includes, high volume multislice CT with our single scanner performing over 18,000 exams per year and plans well underway for a second multislice CT unit. A fixed onsite Siemens SOLA - 1.5T MRI suite is under construction and expected to open in July 2019. The practice also features a new fluoroscopy multipurpose unit in a large renovated procedure room along with a Digital radiography, Ultrasound, Echocardiography, digital mammography. The clinic practice offers X-ray, ultrasound and bone mineral density examinations. Our procedural requirements are predominantly biopsy and drainage. No vascular intervention. There is an opportunities for teaching in UBC Medical Program if interested as several of the current radiologists have clinical faculty appointments at UBC.

We welcome locum interest during the recruitment phase.

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.

Qualifications:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Strong general radiology skills including X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI, mammography including obstetrical and MSK ultrasound
  • Strong skills in image guided biopsy and drainage including CT-, ultrasound and fluoroscopy-guided procedures
  •  Fellowship training would be an asset, but is not required

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full Time
  • On call requirements: 1:6

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income: Competitive remuneration
  • No overhead cost
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

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.

We are excited to add new graduate or experienced radiologists to our team in Vernon. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation!