Interior Physicians
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
2d ago


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 :

  • Kelowna is seeking an Otolaryngologist with a Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery to join our team. Along with specialized head and neck surgery and care, the successful candidate will also be expected to provide general otolaryngology services, participate in teaching of medical students, and take call;
  • approximately 1 : 4 / 1 : 5.

    As this position is replacing a department member who is decreasing their hours, the operative time will be shared with the current three full-

    time members. One half day of Ambulatory Care time per week is available, as well as the opportunity to utilize existing office space.

    The OR is fully equipped including CO2 laser, Medtronics Fusion Image Guidance System, Medtronics Nerve Integrity Monitor, operating microscopes and paediatric bronchoscopy, making an easy start for any new physician.

    Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is also located near a BC Cancer Agency centre that provides assessment and diagnostic services, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and supportive care.

    This centre works closely with Interior Health and community partners and provides treatment and support to patients in BC’s southern Interior including the Boundary, Cariboo, Kootenay, Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson regions.

    If you are passionate about your work and looking to practice in a welcoming community where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, join us at KGH and discover the rewards of career satisfaction.

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

    Qualifications :

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)Doctorate in MedicineSurgical experience
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBCFellowship in Head and Neck Surgery or demonstrated experience and competency in Head and Neck SurgeryCoverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
  • Call Schedule :

  • Hours of work : 0.95FTE
  • On call requirements : 1 : 4 or 1 : 5
  • Compensation :

  • Payment Structure
  • Fee for ServicePlus MOCAP level 2
  • Estimated Gross Income
  • $350,000- $400,000 plus MOCAL level 2
  • Compensation Disclaimer
  • Fee for Service, income will depend on individual practice
  • 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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