Infectious Disease Specialist

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.

Practice Details:

Opportunity to experience fulfilling work and your ideal lifestyle as an Infectious Diseases Specialist in beautiful Kelowna, BC!

This part time (0.5 FTE) position in our developing Infectious Diseases program includes 24/7 coverage to Kelowna General Hospital, providing general infectious diseases consultative practice supporting complex full service ICU, cardiac, medical and surgical services in addition to a variety of outpatient clinics. Come be a part of the excitement as we grow a regional service with innovative tech to support clinicians practicing in a diverse region the size of France with varied geography. Enjoy being well supported by motivated microbiology group, IPAC, as well as hospital structured around quality improvement.

This role also offers teaching opportunities to medical students and residents as KGH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates who want to build a world-class program to our team at KGH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications:
  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: 0.5
On call requirements: 1:4

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

$250,000-400,000


RSA Incentives

• Relocation assistance $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts)
*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.

Job ID:

IHKGH-ID-2150

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