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Gastroenterologist

Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

Job ID: IHKGH-GASTRO-4249

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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 brand new 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. KGH is entering its third year of training Royal College Emergency Medicine Physicians and also participates in training Family Physicians. With the state-of-the-art 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 now available for a Gastroenterologist with Hepatology sub-specialty in beautiful Kelowna! Join our dedicated and collegial team of professionals at KGH and enjoy the rewards of making a difference in your community. You will be providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. With this combination of specialties, you will have an opportunity to establish a program to help assess, treat and follow patients who may need, or who have had, liver transplants in Vancouver and who live within the IHA catchment area, and you will support the Cancer Clinic, BC Transplant, interventional radiology and surgical service in-patients with cirrhosis, requiring transplant or treatment of HCC. You will also have 1-2 days endoscopy/week + endoscopy day following call. We encourage successful applicant to be involved with the UBC Department of Medicine, but it is optional.

Enjoy a busy, stimulating practice in a place where your presence will be welcome, and where you will make an impact.

Apply now! Come live and work where others only vacation.

Qualifications:
    • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: Please enquire; Level 2 MOCAP
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
    • + Level 2 MOCAP
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $400,000+ Estimate only
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Please enquire to understand income/potential income avenues.
  • Overhead
    • Please enquire
  • RSA Incentives
    • Relocation available up to $15,000 if over 3,000 km; up to $10,000 if under 3,000 km
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