General Practitioner Physician
Date Posted: July 3, 2019 11:51 am
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019 11:59 pm
Position: General Practitioner Physician
Job Type: Contract
Join a young vibrant organization committed to optimizing athlete performance for life. Located in Burnaby, BC – Fortius Sport & Health is a state-of-the-art 148,000 sq ft facility that is home to a performance and fitness training centre, FIFA-standard turf pitch, NBA/FIBA/collegiate lined gymnasium, human performance lab, sports medicine clinic, 50-room lodge and a chef-inspired bistro. Our vision is a sport culture strengthened by athletes achieving their full potential and realizing the life-long benefits of sport. Our mission is to optimize athlete performance for life by integrating sport medicine, science and healthcare experts in an athlete development centre that is strengthened by philanthropy.
Opportunity for a General Practitioner Physician to Join Our Team
We have an exciting opportunity for a P/T or F/T GP primary care physician with training in musculoskeletal/sports medicine to join our multi-disciplinary team providing clinical care at Fortius. The primary focus of this position is to support the Health and Wellness Initiative now underway with local fire departments. Responsibilities will include conducting firefighter medical visits, providing pre-employment medicals, and supporting injury management and prevention programming by appointment. This physician will also share our interest in conducting longitudinal research within this opportunity and be part of some ground breaking work in the field of industrial athletes.
The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with Fortius practitioners and liaise as necessary with identified family physicians for individuals registered in the program.
Some of the Perks:
• Discounted Fitness & Performance Centre membership and team fitness classes
• Food & Beverage and retail discounts for onsite bistro and sporting goods store
• Free parking and a central convenient location
• Opportunity to actively participate in the professional practice community with research studies and community events
PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY
We appreciate your interest in Fortius Sport & Health and we will review your application as soon possible. Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of our professional commitment to privacy, all candidate information will be kept in the strictest of confidence.
*All successful candidates will be subject to a background check, including criminal and education verification.