Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Community Details:

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. If you enjoy outdoor adventures - sailing, house boating, windsurfing, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing - you may never want to leave Kelowna. 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 (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. With the state-of-the-art Interior Heart & Surgical Centre and new medical inpatient units, dedicated psychiatry units for youth and adults, enhanced laboratory and clinical departments, and a satellite campus for the University of British Columbia Medical School, KGH has become one of BC’s leading healthcare centres.

Practice Details:

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 12 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.

Kelowna serves as a referral centre for the Central Okanagan. Our state of the art NICU houses 12 beds and supports babies born after 30 weeks gestation. We have a 10 bed pediatric unit with adjacent pediatric urgent care 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 family practice and senior pediatric residents. 1 week in 9 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 +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

Glistening water below lush mountains, dotted with parks frame the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre; Kelowna. Okanagan Lake is the perfect place to sail, kayak, or relax on the beach. Rolling greens offer world class golfing, minutes away from spectacular hiking and biking trails. In the winter enjoy ski resorts and skating rinks right at your fingertips. Decorated with heritage buildings and modern architecture, Kelowna offers something for everyone with orchards, vineyards and all the amenities of a major centre. From restaurants, and shops, to art galleries, live music and theatre, this city has it all. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

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