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Family Physician - Emergency

Location: Oliver, British Columbia

Job ID: POLI-FP-1170

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Surrounded by picturesque orchards, and vineyards framed by forested mountains, Oliver is known as the “Wine Capital of Canada”, and an ideal location for outdoor recreational pursuits. Oliver’s abundance of agriculture makes it easy to enjoy fresh local produce from fruit and vegetables stands. Opportunities for water sports, including windsurfing, canoeing and fishing, are almost limitless given the abundance of lakes in the area. Life in Oliver also offers activities such as cycling, wildlife viewing and horseback riding. The friendly multicultural community of Oliver is set apart by its unique story-book buildings that line the down town area and its upbeat arts and music community.

Facility Details — South Okanagan General Hospital:
The South Okanagan General Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Okanagan health service area. Located in south of Kelowna, the outpatient ambulatory, acute care, and emergency.
Practice Details:

We are looking for a 3rd Physician to join our practice.

We are a friendly and flexible group practice of two looking for a third, sharing the office with 6 exam rooms. Our office is on MedAccess as our EMR and we are paperless within the office. We have a light filled, new office located on a ground floor for easy access with a small staff room.

Our exceptional MOA team is able to work in a very fast paced environment; our MOAs handle our daily tasks efficiently and on time with ease, and maximize each day with very efficient booking and workflow systems. Our MOAs assist our patients and physicians so that everyone’s needs are taken care of in a timely, compassionate manner.

Our Office Manager bills for us as a private and separate arrangement and oversees all CDM billing/reports to make sure we maximize our billing potential.

Each physician has their own patient panel and clinic schedule, which is negotiable, but we help each other out when on leave, though we have always enjoyed good locum support as well. We care for our patients in two residential care facilities. We are 30 minutes from Penticton Regional Hospital with excellent specialist services which are very supportive of family practice and there is an active local “Division of Family Practice” engaged in improving community primary care systems.

Additional Opportunities: rural emergency room at South Okanagan General Hospital, Walk in Clinic Shifts at Osoyoos Indian Band, and Doctor of the Day rotation (approx. 1 weekend every 5 months).

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Negotiable
  • On call requirements: 1:20
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive with MOCAP level 1
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Income is FFS so depends on hours and services provided
  • Overhead
    • Overhead costs associated with private practice only
  • RSA Incentives
    • Relocation assistance: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • Recruitment incentive: $10,000 (pro-rated for less than full time)
    • Retention fee premium: 5.15%
    • Retention flat fee: $5,172.93
    • Rural CME: Max $4,400 after 4 years in practice
    • Rural incentives are subject to change and confirmed at time of offer
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.
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