Shellbridge Family Health Clinic

Vancouver Coastal Health

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Shellbridge Family Health Clinic
  • City Richmond
  • Specialty FAMILY MEDICINE

Come work as a Family Physician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for family physicians who are interested in providing primary care in a team based care environment that is enabled and supported by VCH. The Shellbridge Family Health Clinic will be located in Richmond East, adjacent to the new Urgent Care Center. Our communal goal is to attach, ensure access and provide comprehensive medical care to patients living in the local community using the principles of the patient medical home (PMH). VCH is committed to doing this in a team-based model with family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, community support liaison workers, practice coaches and medical office assistants working together to support patients. As a family physician on this team, you will be providing the full spectrum of primary care/family medicine including prevention, maternity, acute illness, palliative care, chronic disease, and mental health and substance use, over the lifetime of the patient. The primary care clinic will be a place of learning for all medical disciplines, and we will use data from our Profile Intrahealth EMR to support best practices.

Our ideal candidate is someone who loves the broad perspective of a family physician, who wants to teach and learn, who is ready to be part of a dynamic, innovative team.

VCH primary care clinics actively foster a positive, respectful, and supportive working environment, and we are looking for someone who is positive, energetic, and empathic with strong communication skills and natural attention to detail. We support a healthy work-life balance and will focus on the professional development and satisfaction of its multidisciplinary team.

Interested in applying? Feel free to reach out to Ben Murphy, Executive and Medical Staff Talent Acquisition Advisor: [email protected]

Please note that a resume and coverletter are required to apply for this position.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and “going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities

Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families

Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers

Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2023.

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