Get to know Dr. Jess Beselt
Q: Where do you live?
A: Campbell River, British Columbia.
Q: What is your position at RCCBC?
A: I’m the medical co-lead for Rural Urgent Doctor in Aid (RUDI), Real-Time Virtual Support.
Q: What does that mean?
A: I work with physicians and partners across BC to foster relationships and ways to improve access to virtual care across the province. It always involves connecting people and helping them connect when they want to reach out for a little help.
Q: Describe RCCbc in three words.
A: People, strategy, care.
Q: What motivated you to join RCCbc?
A: I’m excited to be part of a team of passionate people who care and want to see things continue to improve.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The relationships I get to make and build from.
Q: What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCCbc?
A: Having the nurses call a colleague instead of me for a bear attack.
Q: What hashtags best describe your personality?
A: #energetic #passionate #hyper #compassionate
Q: What do you like to do on your days off?
A: Run, cycle, camp and farm!
Q: Where is your favourite place in British Columbia?
A: Jack Lake, in norther BC, and Desolation Sound.
Q: What one thing might we be surprised to learn about you?
A: I was born in a modular trailer/hospital at a Canadian Forces base in Germany.
Q: Who would you choose to play yourself in a movie and why?
A: My daughter, Shawn. She has a great sense of humour and has seen me in the good, bad and ugly times. She knows what I’m really like, what matters to me, and is not afraid to make fun of me!
Other team members
Digital Systems Lead
Dr. Dana Hubler
Medical Director, Rural Continuing Professional Development