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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Family Practitioner at the West Kelowna Urgent Primary Care Centre. Be part of a cohesive team of clinicians who each have their own unique role and scope in the provision of patient care. You’ll work together to ensure that the patient’s needs are met in the most effective way possible.

We currently have an opening for a Family Practitioner to join our expert team of professionals. Our team consists of Family Practitioners (FPs), Nurse Practitioners (NP’s), registered nurses (RNs), social workers (SWs), physiotherapists (PTs), and Medical Office Assistants who each contribute to safe, trauma informed team based care. This position is flexible within a group contract with the expectation that everyone share vacation coverage, weekends, and statutory holidays. Hours of UPCC operation are M-F 1630-2030 Sat, Sun and Stats 1130-2030.

Responsibilities include:
• Accountability for the comprehensive assessment of patients/clients/residents including diagnosing diseases, disorders, and conditions is key to this role.
• The ability to initiate treatment including health care management, therapeutic interventions and prescribe medications in accordance with the statutory and regulatory standards, limits, and conditions, and provide client care and follow up based on the client’s needs, urgency and best practices.
• The opportunity to practice autonomously and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, while providing professional mentorship to other health professionals.
• Collaborating with patients/clients/residents and other health providers to identify and assess trends and patterns that have implications for patients/clients/residents, families and communities.
• Participating in peer review and self-review to evaluate the outcome of services at the patient/client/resident, community and population level.

Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have:
• Current practicing registration CPSBC, CCFP (eligible - mandatory or full), CMPA insurance
• Relevant, clinical primary care experience.
Professional/Technical capabilities will include:
• Your clinical knowledge and real passion for providing quality, culturally safe, compassionate care to motivate and inspire others.
• Ability to perform the full scope of Nurse Practitioner duties and responsibilities.
• Strong skills in communication and collaboration with patients and families about health findings, diagnosis, treatment, self-care and prognosis.

The Facility:
The West Kelowna Urgent Primary Care Centre (UPCC) is a partnership between the Ministry of Health, Interior Health and the Division of Family Practice. It operates 365 days a year, evenings and weekends for same day urgent and episodic care.

Please contact UPCC Manager, Stephanie.paulson@interiorhealth.ca for further details.



Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract

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