New Opportunity for Emergency Medicine Physicians

The Emergency and Health Services Commission (EHSC) is launching a new provincial service called Emergency Physician Online Support (EPOS). This service will connect EM physicians by phone with paramedics that require immediate clinical advice while responding to a 911 call and paramedics, nurses, and physicians that are involved in inter-facility transfers (excluding critical care transport, neo natal, feto-maternal, and pediatrics).

A large group of EM physicians will be required to support this service 24/7/365 initiative, which will be phased in starting May 2013. Recruitment for these positions is being handled through the BC Government’s BC Bid process. The competition will close on March 27th 2013, 2:00 pm Pacific Time. Please do not reply to this email, the process for all enquiries about this opportunity is outlined in the RFQ on the BC Bid website. Link to RFQ

For your convenience, additional information about this opportunity, including how to apply, has been outlined in the attached file. Thank you for considering this new emergency health opportunity.