Full-time General Surgeon on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.

Opportunity for second full-time General Surgeon on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.

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Site: Sechelt HospitalSite
Type: Hospital
Type of Position:Permanent
Hours of Work:Full-timeOn Call Health Authority expects 100% Level 1 MOCAP coverage, supported by the local surgeons with locum support.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS

REQUISITES

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Desired
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License Full
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Mandatory
Emergency Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) Mandatory
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) Desired
Surgical MandatoryThe Sunshine Coast peninsula is one of BC’s most scenic regions, accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry ride. A backdrop of the majestic Coastal Mountain Range frames a myriad of bike and cross-country skiing trails and miles of sandy beaches. The area is home to nearly 29,000 residents – concentrated around the larger town centres of Sechelt, Gibsons Landing and Pender Harbour. This family-friendly community offers highly rated schools. Nestled on a strip of land between Sechelt and the Salish Sea, Sechelt and area residents enjoy an idyllic mix of water and land activities.Sechelt Hospital is a 32-bed acute care hospital which serves the entire Sunshine Coast. The hospital provides acute surgical, medical and obstetrical inpatient/outpatient services and is supported by laboratory, diagnostic imaging (including CT) and rehabilitation services. It is also home to a 4-bed critical care unit.

Duties include emergency as well as elective general surgery and endoscopy. There will be access to the operating room for scheduled and emergency surgeries.

This is a new permanent position sharing the workload historically covered by a single surgeon.

Sechelt is a designated Level “C” Rural community. Successful candidate may be eligible for rural retention program benefits.