General Practitioner - Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre
PHSA
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
7h ago
source : Provincial Health Services Authority

General Practitioner

Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre

Locum Part Time (August 2020 to December 2020)

We are seeking a General Practitioner (GP) at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre (KRCC) in Kamloops, BC to help improve access to primary health care as well as provide mental health and substance use support for clients in correctional centres.

The GP is an important member of the health care team at KRCC; working alongside other health care experts on a supportive and interprofessional team, you will provide quality care for clients and help them live an active life during their time in custody and as they reintegrate into the community.

This new model of health care provides the opportunity for you to grow your expertise as a Primary Care Practitioner in an environment where you are supported from day one, and where leaders and colleagues across disciplines will have your back.

Be part of a team where you can live and work in your community, positively influence an incarcerated individual’s journey along a new path, and see the difference you can make as you serve the diverse population within the BC Corrections system.

What you bring

Applicants should be eligible for provisional or full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC).

Certification with the College of Family Physicians, or equivalent, is mandatory. Education and training requirements include the provision of opioid agonist treatment.

Experience in Correctional Health and / or additional certification or training is an asset.

To apply in confidence, please send your curriculum vitae along with a letter of

interest to : Kevin P.W. Wang

Kevin P.W. Wang

Advisor, Talent Acquisition Physician and Scientific Recruitment

Email : kevin.wang phsa.ca

Application deadline : July 5th, 2020

What we do

BCMHSUS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC.

PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include :

Respect people

  • Be compassionate
  • Dare to innovate
  • Cultivate partnerships
  • Serve with purpose.
  • PHSA together with BCMHSUS took on responsibility for the delivery of health care services in BC Corrections facilities in October 2017.

    PHSA is mandated to improve the quality and continuity of care for clients across the province during their time in correctional facilities and as they reintegrate into the community.

  • This will help to improve access to primary health care, as well as mental health and substance use support for inmates;
  • key needs that have been identified not just in BC, but internationally.

    Provide trauma informed nursing care to clients with physical or mental health needs and / or concurrent psychiatric and / or substance abuse / misuse disorders.

    For more information about BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services please visit the website at : bcmhsus.ca .

    The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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