Supervising Physician, UBC Primary Care Clinic

Vancouver Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • City Vancouver

The UBC Primary Care Clinic in the UBC Department of Family Practice at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for apart-time preceptor faculty position as a Supervising Physician at UBC Vancouver Campus.

This position is located within a health-care facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.

The UBC Primary Care Clinic, or known as the UBC Health Clinic, is a dedicated family practice teaching clinic which provides full service primary care to over 5000 patients in our community of all ages. We provide care in the clinic, by phone, video, home visits, at one long term care home, in two outreach clinics and BC Women’s hospital for obstetrical care. Our care providers are a dedicated group of specialists including and not limited to family physicians, psychiatrists, a pediatrician and internal medicine specialists. We supervise and teach over 20 learners yearly in the clinic. Our learners are family medicine residents, other specialty residents, and medical students. Our learners also have learning experiences alongside UBC’s social work and physical therapy students, the Vancouver Primary Care Network (PCN), and has the support from the PCN Interprofessional Team. Outside of clinic hours, we provide on-call care for our registered patients. We work collaboratively with UBCIT to optimize electronic records with the highest standard of security and efficiency.

The Supervising Physician reports to the Head of Department in the UBC Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: resident supervision in the care of patients, resident feedback, supporting academic rounds, and contributing to overall team-based patient care at the UBC Primary Care Clinic. Applicants must have experience in clinical education and medical leadership, a passion for teaching, and a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with empathy and understanding across a range of perspectives and backgrounds.

Applicants must be eligible for a UBC academic or clinical faculty appointment, and must have their Certification in the College of Family Physicians of Canada and be in good standing with the CPSBC.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is 0.2 –0.3 FTE (8 to 12 hours per week) with a 1-year appointment with an opportunity for annual extension.

If interested, please submit the following to Marni Fraser, Director of Administration at [email protected]:

•Letter of Interest

•Curriculum Vitae(CV)

•Names and contact information for three (3) references

Your typical work availabilities on Mondays to Fridays between 9am-12:30pm/1:30-5pm PST Review of applications will begin on a rolling basis starting in August 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2022 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s entrepreneurial spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

Our Vision: To Transform Health for Everyone.

Ranked among the world’s top medical schools with the fifth-largest MD enrollment in North America, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is a leader in both the science and the practice of medicine. Across British Columbia, more than 12,000 faculty and staff are training the next generation of doctors and health care professionals, making remarkable discoveries, and helping to create the pathways to better health for our communities at home and around the world.

The Faculty -comprised of approximately 2,200 administrative support, technical/research and management and professional staff, as well approximately 650 full-time academic and over 10,000 clinical faculty members -is composed of 19 academic basic science and/or clinical departments, three schools, and 24 research centres and institutes. Together with its University and Health Authority partners, the Faculty delivers innovative programs and conducts research in the areas of health and life sciences. Faculty, staff and trainees are located at university campuses, clinical academic campuses in hospital settings and other regionally based centres across the province.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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