Psychiatrist - General Adult with Rural Outreach
Interior Health
Kelowna, British Columbia
5d ago

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 :

Fantastic opportunity for a general adult Psychiatrist to join the expanding Psychiatry team in Interior Health. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care in a regional setting!

In this Kelowna based regional position, you will provide general psychiatric care through the Kelowna Mental Health and Substance Use unit (0.

50 fte). There is also a dedicated rural outreach component to this position (0.50 fte) with a mandate to provide general psychiatric services to the Kootenay Boundary and East Kootenay regions.

This would include providing telepsychiatry support and periodic in-person outreach to the Mental Health and Substance Use units in communities such as Trail, Nelson and Cranbrook.

Duties will include, but not be limited to, patient assessment and treatment, collaboration with clinicians and managers, and assistance with the development and maintenance of appropriate programs, policies, and procedures.

This role also offers teaching opportunities to medical students and residents as KGH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at KGH. 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)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
  • Call Schedule :

  • Hours of work : Full Time
  • On call requirements : 1 : 16
  • Compensation :

  • Payment Structure
  • Combined Fee for Service plus Sessions
  • Estimated Gross Income
  • $300,000 - $400,000, plus MOCAP level 2
  • Overhead
  • Overhead costs associated with private practice only
  • Additional 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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