Surrounded by picturesque orchards, and vineyards framed by forested mountains, Oliver is known as the “Wine Capital of Canada”, and an ideal location for outdoor recreational pursuits. Oliver’s abundance of agriculture makes it easy to enjoy fresh local produce from fruit and vegetables stands. Opportunities for water sports, including windsurfing, canoeing and fishing, are almost limitless given the abundance of lakes in the area. Life in Oliver also offers activities such as cycling, wildlife viewing and horseback riding. The friendly multicultural community of Oliver is set apart by its unique story-book buildings that line the down town area and its upbeat arts and music community.
South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) is looking for a GP Emergency physician to join our collegial team. CCFP-EM/FP-EM is not required but is always welcome.
We have a great group of 10 GP and GP-ER physicians from various backgrounds – including CCFP(EM) and FP-EM, who support the emergency at SOGH.
We are proud to be actively involved in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program and you will have the opportunity to make an impact on 4th year medical students, as well as, Family Practice Residents.
This is an opportunity to enjoy the South Okanagan's exceptional recreation and culture: world class wineries, beaches, boating, hiking, fishing, golf and rock climbing, while working in the SOGH Emergency Department.
Locums also always welcomed during the recruitment process.
For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
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** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.
Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
Doctorate in Medicine
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
USA Certified Class accepted. We will recruit USA Certified Class Physicians
****Certain specialists who are not eligible for full or provisional licensure in BC may be eligible to apply for licensure in the USA certified class ****
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
• Salary range, Competitive with MOCAP level 1
Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $10,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 5.15%
Annual Retention: $ 5172.93
Rural CME: max of $ 4400/year after 4 years in practice
Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.
Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.
South Okanagan General Hospital:
The South Okanagan General Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Okanagan health service area. Located in south of Kelowna, the outpatient ambulatory, acute care, and emergency.