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.
The family medicine clinic in Oliver is a great opportunity for a comprehensive rural care. This is truly full scope rural medicine and residents quite enjoy this challenge and opportunity. There are opportunities for emergency medicine, managing acute hospital patients, long term care and even obstetrics if you like. Dr. Evans is the main obstetrics provider in the south Okanagan and if you would like to have this opportunity it is available in this clinic. Dr. Dixon has won the resident teaching award and has a history of teaching medical students as well for the last 5 years. They have created a friendly easy going environment with a focus on resident autonomy and preparation for practice.
Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
Current CPSBC license
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
Rural Incentives include:
•Recruitment bonus: $10,000 (pro-rated on FTE)
•Relocation$9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
•Fee Premium: 4.73%
•Annual retention fee: $ 7,170.53
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 BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs for those living and working in rural community.
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.