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Interior Health

Physiatrist

Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna

PMR-436-1508386

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.


Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join a well-established group practice with two other full-time physiatrists in beautiful Kelowna!

Kelowna General Hospital serves as a regional rehabilitation center with a large catchment area covering the Southern Interior and the Kootenays. KGH and provides tertiary rehabilitation services in both highly developed inpatient and outpatient services across the spectrum of rehabilitation needs, including but not limited to Stroke, Brain Injury, Prosthetics & Orthotics (with in-house shop), Spinal Cord Injury (incomplete), Multi-trauma, Complex Orthopedics, and Medical areas. In-patient service is currently divided equally between 3 full-time physiatrists, providing consultation service to the acute care hospital and directive care to the 38 beds on the rehabilitation unit. Current out-patient services include all general physiatry consults, as well as spasticity management, MS Clinic, and EMG services. EMG equipment and clinic time is available both within this group practice as well as at Kelowna General Hospital. Come and join us and be a part of the well-formed interdisciplinary team providing high standard quality rehabilitation care.

For those interested and appropriately qualified, this opportunity could also involve department head duties combined with clinical work.

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 78,000 ED visits yearly. Adjacent to Kelowna General is 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;  9 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. 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, larger 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.

Qualifications:
  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) - Manadatory;
  • EMG practice requires certification meeting the BC College Diagnostic Accreditation Guidelines
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: Secondary call only, primary call by Hospitalist or Family Physician services. No evening/weekends
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $300,000 - $500,000
  • Overhead cost associated with pricate practice only
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

Kelowna is the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre and one of Canada's most popular vacation destinations; and this is your opportunity to call Kelowna home. With such a perfect lakeshore community, it is easy to believe that Kelowna is known to some as the Summer City. Fresh air, mountain landscapes and glistening water year round will entice you to explore this amazing community. If you enjoy outdoor adventures - sailing, house boating, kayaking, windsurfing, fishing, golfing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing - you may never want to leave Kelowna. Downtown Kelowna offers a spectacular landscape of lake, mountains and parks, with all the amenities of a major centre including a wide range of cafés, restaurants and patios to choose from as well as unique shops and boutiques, heritage buildings and modern architecture, art galleries and museums, music and live theatre, and even a symphony and ballet. 

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


Contact Information

Interior Health
http://www.betterhere.ca
Posting Date: 25-Aug-2017Physiatry Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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