Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Community Details – Kelowna

Kelowna is the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre and one of Canada's most popular vacation destinations; and this is your opportunity to call Kelowna home. Fresh air, mountain landscapes and glistening water year round will entice you to explore this amazing community. Downtown Kelowna offers a spectacular landscape of lake, mountains and parks, with all the amenities of a major centre including a wide range of cafés, restaurants and patios to choose from as well as unique shops and boutiques, heritage buildings and modern architecture, art galleries and museums, music and live theatre, and even a symphony and ballet. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

Clinic Details — Kelowna General Hospital:

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two tertiary hospitals within Interior Health and is the region’s main referral center offering a full range of services with approximately 400 beds and over 78,000 ED visits yearly. Adjacent to Kelowna General is the brand new Interior Heart & Surgical Centre (IHSC) which opened in 2015 and is BC’s only cardiac critical care centre outside of Victoria and the Lower Mainland. IHSC is Kelowna General Hospital’s principal surgical site and features; 9 specialized Operating Rooms created for Thoracic, Urology, Neurosurgery, Vascular, Plastics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ears Nose and Throat, Orthopedics, General and Trauma surgeries with 2 ORs dedicated to Cardiac. Our state of the art Centennial Building also recently opened and boasts a total of 360,000 square feet, an expanded emergency and ambulatory care department, larger operating rooms and a rooftop helipad. KGH is also a teaching centre for the Southern Medical Program affiliated with UBC. KGH has become one of BC’s leading healthcare centres with dedicated psychiatry units for youth and adults, a modern maternity ward, enhanced laboratory and clinical departments and an academic campus that serves as a satellite for the University of British Columbia Medical School.

Fantastic opportunity for a FRCPC Pediatrician looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! If you are hardworking and passionate about your work, apply today to come and join us at Kelowna General Hospital and discover the rewards of career satisfaction!

You will be part of our talented and cohesive 10 member team providing general acute care, neonatal and consultant pediatric services to patients and their families at KGH. Enjoy a busy and challenging practice working alongside an excellent team of caring professionals.

KGH is a level 2B referral centre serving the central Okanagan and offers brand new state of the art 10 bed NICU and 10 bed pediatric units as well as a rapid access clinic. We also have outreach clinics from a variety of sub specialist groups from BC Children’s Hospital. In association with UBC’s Southern Medical Program, you will also participate in teaching medical students and FP residents 1 week in 7 on the Clinical Teaching Unit.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
350,000, plus MOCAP level 2

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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Live and work in BC

Kelowna

Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

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