WELL Health – Wilson Family Practice in PoCo is looking for Locum and Family Physician

WELL Health

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name WELL Health - Wilson Family Practice (PoCo)
  • City Port Coquitlam
  • Specialty FAMILY MEDICINE

WELL Health – Port Coquitlam Wilson Family Practice puts patients and their family’s health first. We are committed to empowering patients with care that results in improved health outcomes. This clinic is in a nice area located in downtown PoCo (Port Coquitlam). Situated close to restaurants, businesses, across the street from PoCo Rec Centre with ice rinks, leisure pool, fitness centre. Within 5-minute walk, you will have access to the PoCo Trail for walking/biking. Plenty of new development and established neighbourhoods in the area. Affordable and convenient boasting everything you need within a 5km radius, making it a popular choice in the lower mainland for first time home buyers with a young family. Downtown Vancouver is only a short ride away via the West Coast Express or the sky train. Plenty of parks, hiking trails, bike routes, and outdoor spaces; it is perfect for your outdoor lifestyle, PoCo is for you.

Our PoCo location is a multi-disciplinary and multi-physician clinic with a very collegiate atmosphere and a physician focused MOA support team. The clinic also provides virtual and telehealth options which can be accessed at home.

The ideal physician would be able to provide full-scope family practice either full-time or part-time. This position currently doesn’t have a walk-in component. The WELL Health team will work closely with you to ensure there is a smooth transition of the practice. You can expect flexible hours and would be masters of your own schedule. You will have the opportunity to work the way you want!

Financials:
Overhead Agreement: Monthly (PCN) for Nurse Practitioners
*The financial agreement in the clinic is coordinated through with the Director of Recruitment.

Practice Details:
– Access up to 2 exam rooms during shifts and 1 office; clinic has 20 exam rooms
– Shared and dedicated office space
– Profile EMR

Hours:
Flexible! The clinic is open from Mon to Sat. The new physician will work out a schedule with the clinic.
Virtual care / Telehealth hours can be added onto the in-clinic hours.
*No strict policy around time off

Hospital and ER Dept shifts:
These are not part of the expectation of our community or clinic.

Special Services:
Podiatrist, RN offering wound care, Blood Pressure monitoring /consults

On Call Arrangement:
– All physicians in the practice will take turns in rotation with a group of physicians in the clinic.

Staff:
The clinic currently has 11 physicians working part-time and full-time, as well as office manager, 2 RN, and MOAs who can all help with the transition process.

Files:
The Clinic is currently using Profile EMR. There are no paper charts associated with the practice

Perquisites (Perks) @ Well Health:
– Virtual Health Platform to expand your practice
– Free parking
– Be a part of the Well Family (Click Here)

Amenities:
– Optometry, Dentist, Pharmacy, (offering Home Health Care Aids), Physiotherapy, LifeLabs on site
– Downtown PoCo close to restaurants, businesses
– Eagle Ridge Hospital, Royal Columbian Hospital

Contact us today to register your interest. Our email address is: [email protected]

IMGs eligible for provisional license to practice family medicine in BC are welcome to apply!

Additional Well Health Benefits:
• Potential equity-based incentives for physicians to migrate their practice into our network
• WELL will support transferring patient records, training on EMR, assist with EMR migration costs, and will often address financial obligations the physician may encounter as a part of moving their practice.
• We regularly have physicians that need to take extended time off. For physicians or locums providing extended coverage, WELL will provide competitive terms and often further incentivize them to join WELL temporarily or in a full-time capacity.
• Work with a highly collaborative and multi-disciplinary team of professionals and specialists.
• Physician-focused management team
• Tools and technology designed to empower and support physicians. A concierge-style e-booking system streamlines the way patients connect with physicians.
• You will have access to WELL Health’s Virtual Care solution (virtualclinics.ca) which can be used while in clinic or from your own home. We offer the newest digital tools, including virtual care, to help with patient care and accessibility. You will be provided with the flexibility of creating your own workflow, whether in a clinic or from home.
• Support from dedicated teams covering IT, EMR software, billing, admin and the virtual platform (virtualclinics.ca). We offer free training. You also have support from our Physician Success Team who are your advisor/advocate to ensure a positive experience within the Well network. The team works alongside you as you build your practice or take over an existing patient panel.

Qualifications:
– Hold or eligible for Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)
– Hold or eligible for full license to practice medicine in BC
– Good standing with BC’s College of Physicians and Surgeons
– Provisional license eligible applicants are welcome to apply
– Hospital privileges will be an asset

There are many more opportunities within the Well Health Network throughout the lower mainland. Our dedicated recruitment team can help you find the right fit in a clinic or assist you with our virtual care platform. To learn more, contact us directly [email protected] or visit https://join.wellclinics.ca/family-physician/

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