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Medical Lab Director

Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

Job ID: Medical Laboratory Director

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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:

Medical Director, Laboratory, leadership opportunity now available within Interior Health. If you are a physician administrator and leader who strives to achieve a collaborative inter-professional environment to deliver high quality laboratory services, then we’d love to hear from you.

Reporting to the VP Medicine & Quality, you will work with various stakeholders in laboratory services across the Interior Health region such as program directors, area directors, practice leads, medical-staff colleagues, site leadership, and provincial committees to provide practice guidance, medical expertise, and expert leadership relating to Laboratory services. You will participate in all relevant administrative/operational functions such as budget planning, quality assurance, utilization management, and strategic planning. You will also lead the engagement of laboratory staff members in understanding and helping to implement decisions made by the Leadership Team as related to laboratory services.

This leadership opportunity is a part-time positions based out of Kelowna General Hospital. This role is ideal for a licenced pathologist interested in pursuing a more administrative role while maintaining their pathology practice.

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    • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
    • Medical leadership training and/or experience
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: 46 weeks of service per year at .5FTE
  • On call requirements: N/A
  • Payment Structure
    • Service Contract
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  • Estimated Gross Income
    • To be discussed
  • Overhead
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  • Bill Split
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