Adult Infectious Diseases ConsultantThe Island Health Division of Infectious Diseases - Victoria, BC
The Island Health Division of Infectious Diseases – South Island seeks an enthusiastic, dedicated adult infectious diseases consultant to join a group of six.
We are a rapidly growing division of six physicians based in Victoria. In the South Island, we provide services to 2 tertiary care hospitals and one community hospital which include surgical subspecialties such as orthopedics, cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, urology and all medical subspecialties including BC Cancer agency. We have a well -functioning outpatient parenteral antibiotics therapy clinic (OPAT) at 2 sites and provide telehealth support to the OPAT clinic in Duncan.
Community consultation practice options include the opportunity to join an existing practice or establish your own. HIV and Hepatitis B and C practices are run through our community offices. An affiliation with the University of British Columbia and the Island Medical Program, provides the opportunity to teach medical students and residents. There are opportunities for hospital based or outpatient clinical research as well.
Applicants should have experience in acute care consultation and management of adult infectious diseases in a tertiary hospital setting. An interest in providing care for patients with HIV, viral hepatitis, and immunodeficiency will be valued.
Shift/Hours of Work
Part time – 50% FTE on call and clinical service responsibilities (18-25 weeks of service per year)
Remuneration: Remuneration is a combination of fee-for-service and on-call stipend.
Education, Training and Experience Required
- FRCPC in Infectious Diseases
- Eligible for full licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Start Date January 2, 2023.