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Anesthesiologist 200-0988 (locum Specialty), Nanaimo, Island Health

Published 2023-01-23
Expires 2023-02-23
ID #1358972588
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Anesthesiologist 200-0988 (locum Specialty), Nanaimo, Island Health
Canada, British Columbia, Nanaimo,
Published January 23, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Anesthesiologist 200-0988 (locum specialty)


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The Department of Anesthesia at NRGH is seeking a locum Anesthesiologist to join their close knit and collegial group of 16 full-time FRCP(C) anesthesiologists for a period of 1 year from September to September. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is a bed regional hospital with an immediate population of , residents, and serving as a referral centre for Central and Northern Vancouver Island with a total catchment population of approximately ,. NRGH has a total of 10 ORs in the main operating room and 2 ambulatory ORs used for ophthalmology and procedures under local anesthetic. Members of our group also provide coverage at our outpatient consult clinic, two private surgical centres, and an oral surgery clinic. Surgical specialties at NRGH include: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Otolaryngology, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, and Opthalmology. We are supported in our day to day clinical work by a dedicated group of four Anesthesia Assistants.

The surgical program at NRGH completes approximately 13, surgeries per year including 8, daycare surgeries and 4, in-patient surgeries. We have a busy emergency service conducting approximately 2, emergency surgeries per year. Our perinatal unit does approximately 1, deliveries per year and is supported by a level 2 NICU. Our main OR was constructed in and is equipped with state of the art wireless HD laparoscopic equipment. We utilize Drager Zeus anesthetic machines and share access to four ultrasound machines to facilitate regional anesthesia and vascular access. We do a large volume of elective and emergency orthopedic surgery and incorporate regional blocks into patient care as appropriate. We run an outpatient consult clinic three days per week. NRGH is in the process of building a new ICU tower which will include a 12 bed high acuity unit. We enjoy good support from critical care and most medical subspecialties.

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