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Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

Job ID: IHKGH-CARD-4152

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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.

Facility Details — Kelowna General Hospital:

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two tertiary hospitals within Interior Health and is the region’s main referral center 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 also recently opened and boasts a total of 360,000 square feet, an expanded emergency and ambulatory care department, modern operating rooms and a rooftop helipad. KGH is also a teaching centre for the Southern Medical Program affiliated with UBC. With the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre and new medical inpatient units in the Centennial Building, dedicated psychiatry units for youth and adults, a modern maternity ward, enhanced laboratory and clinical departments in the new Dr. Walter Anderson Building, and 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.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Cardiac Electrophysiologist to join the highly collegial team of talented and dedicated professionals developing our new EP program at Kelowna General Hospital’s Interior Heart & Surgical Centre.

Located in the city of Kelowna, the Interior Heart & Surgical Centre is the main referral center for Interior Health (IH) with a catchment population of approximately one million people. The Cardiac Services program provides residents of the BC Interior with the cardiac care they need, right here in the heart of the Okanagan Valley and offers the whole spectrum of cardiac surgical services short of transplantation. Currently our group consists of 4 Interventionists, 9 General Cardiologists, 4 Cardiac Surgeons and 4 Cardiac Surgical Assistants and 5 NPs. KGH has an 18 bed Cardiac Medical Unit, a 6 bed Coronary Care Unit (CCU), a 6 bed Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CSICU) and a 14-bed Cardiac Surgery Inpatient (CSIP) ward. Heart transplants and pediatric (child) cardiac surgeries are not performed at KGH. The Cardiac Surgery Program is comprised of more than 100 medical and clinical staff, including cardiac anaesthetists, perfusionists, clinical nursing staff, anaesthesia assistants and support staff.

In this position you will provide knowledge and expertise, assisting the EP lead in program development and delivery of cardiac EP services within IH, working in a forum of interdisciplinary collaboration as well as with other provincial health authorities, Cardiac Services BC & the BC Ministry of Health. EP services for IH at KGH will include patient consultations, device implantation and follow up and the full spectrum of ablative services in a new state of the art EP lab. If you enjoy working in a highly integrated team setting and are excited to further develop our programs and cardiac service delivery, this could be the opportunity for you!

We are excited to add passionate and experienced candidates to our team in Kelowna. Applications will be accepted until October 23, 2019. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications:
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
    • Subspecialty certification in cardiology and electrophysiology
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full Time
  • On call requirements: Favourable
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
  • RSA Incentives
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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