Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Community:
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 restaurants, as well as unique shops, 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 (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. With the state-of-the-art Interior Heart & Surgical Centre and new medical inpatient units in the Centennial Building, dedicated psychiatry units for youth and adults, a modern maternity ward, enhanced laboratory and clinical departments in the new Dr. Walter Anderson Building, and an academic campus that serves as a satellite for the University of British Columbia Medical School, KGH has become one of BC’s leading healthcare centres.

Practice Details:
Fantastic opportunity now available for a General Internist in beautiful Kelowna! Come join a dedicated team of professionals at KGH and enjoy the rewards of making a difference in your community. You will be part of our talented team of three other dedicated and collegial professionals in the General Internal Medicine division providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Enjoy a busy, stimulating inpatient and emergency department consultative practice as well as clinical service to the outpatient Rapid Access Medical Assessment Clinic (RAMAC). Discover the rewards of an academic position in a community setting where you will be teaching on the hospital’s 15-18 bed Clinical Teaching Unit (CTU). Your presence will make an impact and ensure that undergraduate students and residents have effective, stimulating learning opportunities.

Current rotation of:
1:4 weeks Clinical Teaching Unit (7 day coverage)
1:4 weeks Ambulatory Care Unit Rapid Access Medical Assessment Clinic (weekdays only)
1:4 weeks Inpatient & Perioperative Consultative Service (weekdays only)

"There are many advantages to living and pursuing a medical career in Kelowna. Kelowna is a beautiful city with great restaurants, amazing wineries, and many great outdoor activities for all seasons. On the professional side, it is an exciting time in Kelowna with an evolving Internal Medicine representation and opportunities for involvement with the UBC Southern Medical Program."
~ Doctor. KGH Internist

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at KGH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination

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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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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