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.
Incredible opportunities are available for Gastroenterologists with a sub-specialty in addition to core training. Physicians with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are encouraged to apply. Kelowna Gastroenterology Associates has a full complement of GI subspecialty services including nutrition, therapeutics, hepatology and IBD and two colorectal surgeons dedicated to advanced IBD surgical support. Our IBD population has heavily expanded with influx to the Okanagan. Our services include two IBD nurses, small bowel ultrasound, a newly established IBD clinic and IBD clinical trial opportunities with a huge potential. The Kelowna Gastroenterology Associates are a group of 12 Gastroenterologists serving the interior of BC. There is no Internal medicine service or call requirements.
As part of the Gastroenterology team you will share an equal share of on-call and endoscopy time. You will provide the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. You will be part of a rapidly growing Department of Medicine helping to serve the fastest growing community in the Interior. There are opportunities for involvement in teaching in the UBC Department of Medicine if desired in addition to other creative professional activities
Enjoy a busy, stimulating practice in a place where your presence will be welcome and you are sure to make an impact. Join our dedicated and collegial team of professionals at KGH and enjoy the rewards of making a difference in your community.
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.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
** 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.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full); Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
To be discussed
Estimated Gross Income
To be discussed
Relocation Assistance:$9,000 - $15,000 * Relocation Assistance is applicable for 1.0 FTE positions and is based on move location (with eligible receipts). Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter *Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*
Kelowna General Hospital:
Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two tertiary hospitals within Interior Health and is the region’s main referral centre offering a full range of services with approximately 400 beds and over 84,000 ED visits yearly. Kelowna General Hospital is home to the 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 12 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 Surgery. Our state of the art Centennial Building boasts a total of 360,000 square feet, an expanded emergency and ambulatory care department, new medical inpatient units, modern operating rooms and a rooftop helipad. Within the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre, KGH has a modern maternity ward and adjacent Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. KGH has a dedicated pediatric ward, as well as, adolescent and adult psychiatry units. Enhanced laboratory and clinical departments are found in the new Dr. Walter Anderson Building. KGH is also a teaching centre for the Southern Medical Program affiliated with UBC, and has 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.