Obstetrician/Gynecologist - Locum


Find your paradise in Vernon, BC, where the sun shines bright, the lakes sparkle like diamonds, and the rolling hills stretch as far as the eye can see. Welcome to Vernon, the quintessential destination for outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for a superior quality of life.

Experience the idyllic lakeside lifestyle in Vernon, where Okanagan Lake's crystal-clear waters shimmer like a diamond, offering endless opportunities for boating, swimming, and sun-soaked beach days. Just south of the city, Kalamalka Lake's lush green hues provide an exquisite setting for kayaking and paddleboarding, promising an unparalleled experience for those seeking to call the area home.

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With a warm and welcoming community of around 40,000 residents, Vernon is the ideal place to call home. Friendly hellos and genuine smiles are part of everyday life, making you feel like you belong from the moment you arrive. With a low cost of living, excellent schools, and a strong sense of community, Vernon is a fantastic place to raise a family or start a new chapter in your life.

Come and experience Vernon for yourself and see why it's the perfect place to live, work, and play.

Practice Details:

As an OBGYN joining our cohesive team in beautiful Vernon, you'll quickly appreciate the professional camaraderie and the quality of life this location offers. Here, your work extends beyond a job — it becomes a passion.

You'll have the opportunity to support the community with on-call consultative Obstetrics, taking on unique cases like twin pregnancies or complex obstetrics. In addition, you'll provide on-call Gynecology services. Your schedule may include home call, offering the chance for late-night work or the possibility of spending most of the night snug in your bed. With our hospital averaging 800 to 900 deliveries each year, you'll work closely with our trusted GP and midwifery partners, fostering excellent professional relationships.

You can look forward to generous OR time, with frequent opportunities to collaborate on challenging cases. Your clinic commitment typically varies from 1 to 4 days a week, and 2-3 OR days each month. You'll be covering a broad spectrum of Gynecology, from infertility care and urogynecology to vaginal surgery and complex laparoscopic cases.

And getting here? It’s a breeze. We're only a 30-minute drive from the Kelowna airport, ensuring easy access to and from the Interior.

We are a 30 minute drive from the airport in Kelowna, making access to and from the Interior easy.

Your skilled and helping hands are urgently required for locum coverage for:

• December 5-7, 13-15, 20

Join us for a locum at VJH and let your OBGYN expertise shine against the stunning backdrop of Vernon. We also welcome both new graduates and experienced hospitalists with open arms! Live, work and play where others only vacation! Email your CV to Lisa.McAteer@interiorhealth.ca. It's better here!

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.

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)

    Mandatory coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association

Call Schedule:

Hours of work: We are committed to accommodating your preferences and ensuring a suitable work-life balance.

On call requirements: Call typically spans 24 hours, and weekends 48 hours of coverage. We're adaptable when it comes to call requirements for a new team member; you can anticipate 3 to 5 twenty-four-hour call shifts each month.

Estimated Gross Income

Fee-for-service income guarantee, minimum $3000/24hrs plus $678 MOCAP/24hrs

Additional Incentives

VJH has an OBGYN Locum Exception available, with travel and accommodations reimbursed.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital:

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a prominent 196 bed healthcare facility located in Vernon, British Columbia, serving the North Okanagan. VJH provides a broad spectrum of medical services, advanced care, and leading-edge facilities to the community it serves. In addition to having the largest diagnostic facility in the region, its services encompass emergency care, surgery, critical care, maternity and newborn care, mental health services, laboratory services, and rehabilitation. Vernon Jubilee Hospital serves as a cornerstone of healthcare in the North Okanagan region, serving a catchment area of 86,000 people, and plays a vital role in delivering quality healthcare services to residents and visitors in the region.

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