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Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

Job ID: IHKGH-EM-4252

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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:

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Kelowna General Hospital is seeking emergency physicians to join our rapidly expanding and dynamic group. Demonstrated academic interest/experience in medical education, simulation, research, and/or quality improvement would be an asset.

Kelowna General Hospital is a 400-bed tertiary hospital serving the Southern Interior of B.C. and acting as a referral center for Interior Health. Facilities are brand-new, including new patient care towers, a new ED, and the Interior Heart and Surgical Center. The hospital is a Level 2 Trauma Center, performs coronary revascularizations, open heart surgery and ECMO, and is the pediatric referral center for the Region.

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Kelowna General Hospital is seeking emergency physicians to join our rapidly expanding and dynamic group. Demonstrated academic interest/experience in medical education, simulation, research, and/or quality improvement would be an asset.

The Emergency Department serves a population of 200,000, in the fastest growing city in B.C. and the fifth fastest in Canada. Our ED volumes are increasing rapidly, seeing 85,000 in 2017. We are a full-service ED and have excellent specialist and consultant back-up. Our Department has an active FRCPC Emergency Residency program and we teach residents and medical students, including visiting students. We are affiliated with UBC-Southern Medicine Program and have department members who have leadership roles within the Medical School. We have an active research program, ultrasound program, and simulation program. Compensation is extremely competitive for B.C.; we are paid fee-for service with excellent rates for teaching and quality improvement work.

If you have an interest in participating in the further development and enhancement of our group, 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
    • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada-Emerg Med (CCFP-EM)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • Eligible for full licensure with CPSBC
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full Time- Shifts: 6-8 hours
  • On call requirements: N/A
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $325,000 Average
  • 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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