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Geriatrician - Community - Abbotsford - Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

Abbotsford, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Fraser Health is the heart of health care for over two million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to 32 First Nations within the Fraser Salish region.

 

Our hospital and community-based services are delivered by a team of 48,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities.

 

Abbotsford Regional Hospital and the surrounding Health Service Area are looking for a Geriatrician to join our team in beautiful British Columbia!

 

Abbotsford, BC is along the banks of the beautiful Fraser River with incredibly diverse natural scenery from riverbanks to the Cascade Mountain Range, and lots of outdoor recreation opportunities. With sweeping rural areas, an abundance of green spaces, and a strong local economy, Abbotsford is one of British Columbia’s most affordable major cities. Situated close to the highway, an easy commute from most cities in the lower mainland, Abbotsford Regional Hospital is a large regional hospital and cancer centre that provides a range of health services.

 

Fraser Health is one of Canada’s fastest growing health authorities, serving over one third of the population in British Columbia. The Department of Geriatrics in Fraser Health is a diverse group of geriatricians and care of the elderly physicians serving a large region. Our hospitals are affiliated with the University of British Columbia and offer opportunities for clinical practice, as well as teaching and academic research.

 

This is a part time permanent position (0.5 FTE) expanding existing geriatric services at a site with an already active specialized seniors clinic with interdisciplinary geriatric team support and an inpatient consultation service. This involves consultative inpatient activities at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and ambulatory practice. There is no expected weekend or evening call. There may also be opportunity to add a 0.2 FTE position at Mission Memorial Hospital specialized seniors clinic doing outpatient consultative work and/or separately do inpatient general internal medicine work at Abbotsford Regional Hospital, if the applicant is interested.

 

The successful candidate will join our current geriatricians in Abbotsford and contribute to academic and teaching components of the Service.

 

There is also the opportunity to work on a part-time basis or in conjunction with other nearby communities. Please reach out to Belinda.Robinson@fraserhealth.ca with any questions.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Eligibility for or active FRCPC Geriatric Medicine
  • Eligibility for or active full license to practice in BC
  • Eligibility to apply for a clinical faculty appointment with the University of British Columbia.
  • Strong collaborative interpersonal and inter-disciplinary skills

Availability:  As soon as possible

 

Facility: Abbotsford Regional Hospital

 

Abbotsford Regional Hospital is a large 300-bed hospital providing a range of specialized health care services including cancer care, trauma, cardiology, surgery, and emergency medicine. 

 

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner.


Compensation

Alternative Payment Plan
Qualifications

CPSBC Eligible for Full License, CPSBC Full, FRCPC, FRCPC Eligible
Locations

Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre, Community - Abbotsford

Requirements

Level of education

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Work experience (years)

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Written languages

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Spoken languages

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