FAMILY PRACTITIONER/GENERAL PRACTITIONER/SPECIALTY: ONCOLOGY
WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU:
Kootenay Lake Hospital:
Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) is a 30-bed community hospital providing high quality health care services to residents and visitors of Nelson and the surrounding area of approximately 28,000 people.
KLH has the busiest maternity services in the region with a very active integrated maternal/child health program including obstetric/gynecology and pediatric specialist support. In addition, KLH offers specialty clinics such as Healthy Heart, diabetes education, oncology and liver clinics as well as cardiac lab with stress testing, echocardiography and Holter monitoring.
Fantastic opportunity to craft half of your practice (.5 fte) as a General Practitioner in Oncology (GPO), working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team in an expanding, evolving, dynamic learning environment and innovative model of care that incorporates virtual technology. You will primarily work at Kootenay Lake Hospital, yet be affiliated and collaborate with a group of approximately 5 other GPO’s within the Kootenay Boundary region.
The successful candidate will be a physician with compassionate instincts who engages people in a deep meaningful way and enjoys working in a collaborative care team that is committed to excellence. The applicant must be a General Practitioner in Oncology (GPO) or a General Practitioner open to completing the Enhanced Skills Oncology training (the Department is willing to support the development of the successful applicant).
Interior Health is committed to the vision of improving access to services in collaboration with BC Cancer Agency, enhancing the continuum of cancer care throughout the Kootenay Boundary Region. As a GPO, you will provide medical care to patients which includes, but is not limited to; diagnostic procedures, implementation, management and monitoring of treatment plans as well as pain and symptom management.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team and make a difference to an entire region in the naturally beautiful surroundings of the Kootenay Boundary area. You will enjoy a lifestyle that most people only dream about!
For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviors and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the story book charm and community welcome you!
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES:
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
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Great Community • Vibrant Medicine • Sweet Life!
Offering a safe, welcoming community atmosphere, affordable real estate, and outstanding recreational facilities, Trail and Rossland are wonderful locations to life in and raise a family.
The largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays, the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed full-service regional hospital serving 80,000 people in the Kootenay Boundary region.
Enjoy breathtaking vistas year-round, powder skiing at Red Mountain Resort, hiking/biking along mountain trails and bountiful fishing, all only minutes away.
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Contact us with your questions
Our KB Physician Guides, Kim Robinson and Sylvain Turgeon are available to answer all your questions, they can:
- Help you find the best fit for your skills and interests
- Support you through every step of the process (licensing, privileging etc.)
- Help you and your family with finding a home, exploring work opportunities for your spouse, schooling and generally building community from the moment you set foot in this amazing place :)
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