Central Okanagan Division of Family Practice

Physician Opportunities

The Central Okanagan Division membership was surveyed in 2014 to better understand the needs of our local physicians and their clinics. We gathered information on when physicians are considering retirement from their practices.

Current Opportunities

This information is now kept by the Division and can be shared with physicians looking for opportunities. Please connect with us via email (mmclean@divisionsbc.ca) to inquire regarding positions in the Central Okanagan 

  • 30 clinics have expressed interest in splitting or adding a GP (immediately and within 2-4 years)
  • Most clinics in the Central Okanagan are looking for locum relief through the year.

Open Opportunities:

Orchard Park Medical - Dr. Alden Lange (Kelowna) 

Group Clinic with walk in clinic, 3 Physicians currently working WIC and Family practice, fully implemented EMR (Med Access), looking for 1 full time physician.  Newly renovated office space, great staff, centrally located in Kelowna.

Rutland Medical – Dr. Joshua Nordine (Kelowna) 

Seeking Family physicians to join our Family Practice Team.  Flexible hours available. Our clinic,  located in Kelowna, clinic is physician owned and newly renovated. EMR is fully implemented and there is full administrative support. Very positive working environment with excellent staff. OB and/or hospital privileges optional.

Bluebird Medical Clinic – Dr. Solly Motsiri (Kelowna)

A Family Practitioner is looking for 2 Family Practitioners to join him in a new Medical Clinic

with a Walk In. This excellent opportunity is in the Mission area of Kelowna. The office has state of the art Lenovo computers with Intrahealth EMR . The consultations rooms have windows that give beautiful views of the surroundings. The front desk staff are friendly, experienced and professional. No Hospital or Obstetrics obligations. Cross cover for out of hours will be 1 in 3 weeks. The doctors will fill up with patients very quickly because of the high need which has been exacerbated by retiring doctors in the area. Contact the office for details on a very competitive split on offer.

Capri Medical Family Practice – Dr. Gayle Klammer (Kelowna)

We are a family practice/walk-in clinic of six doctors looking for a seventh doctor to join us part time or full time in the Okanagan city of Kelowna, BC. We have a bright, modern clinic, have a full EMR, great staff, and a flexible schedule.  We cover for each other completely; when you are off, you are off! We no longer do inpatient hospital work, it is optional as Kelowna General now has a full complement of Hospitalists. We do after-hours coverage for our practice one week in six currently, which includes a Saturday morning after-hours clinic. We are closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays. We have a wide range of patients from the very young to the very old, with no obstetrics, but we have residential and palliative care as part of our practice, and are involved with teaching UBC medical students and residents. There are many unattached patients in Kelowna who could use a family doctor. You could come and be that doctor, or move your existing local practice into our clinic.

Medi-Kel Clinic & Walk-in - Dr. Sue McLoughlin (Kelowna) *

Exciting family physician opportunity. Well-established walk-in clinic: 5 exam rooms, tablet-based EMR with personalized training. Staff are outstanding, friendly, and supportive. Flexible hours, convenient, efficient scheduling with helpful associates. No administrative hassles, no call, no obstetrics. We offer group benefits, competitive split 75/25, lunch breaks. Enjoy winter and summer recreation in the sunny Okanagan. Kelowna has first-class schools, popular restaurants and beautiful wineries. Truly a great place to live, work and enjoy life!  EMR is EMR Advantage. 

Group One Medical – (Kelowna)*

This clinic is undertaking a reno that will allow for more full time physician to join them in the next few months.  There is also a possibility of a practice share.  This could be a full time practice if so desired as other half GP would be willing to transition out to other work to accommodate incoming GPs.  EMR is MedAccess.  Please let me know if you would like to visit this clinic and opportunity.

Centuria Medical – (Kelowna) *

A 4 practice office of family physicians in a central location.  We are looking to fill one FULL-TIME position (or two people sharing a practice) in this shared space. Overhead runs less than 25%. Your space would include 1 office and 2 exam rooms with shared reception, lab, etc. Hospital, OB, and teaching are optional.  EMR is Med Access. We have underground staff parking. Our staff is friendly, and the doctors are supportive and provide some cross coverage. 

PANDOSY VILLAGE MEDICAL CLINIC – (Kelowna) *

Description: Family Practice - 2 full time position

Dr. Leanne Armstrong is pleased to announce the opening of a Public/Private Family Practice with a walk in component at the newly built Sopa Square in the desirable area of Pandosy Village. With a spa like atmosphere, the clinic is built with patient and physician comfort in mind, with five large examination rooms, quartz countertops, and naturally lit , kitchen, work, and lounge area for physicians. The clinic will provide full MSP benefits with the addition of services not considered benefits under MSP such as booking privileges, snowbird, and executive medicals, cosmetic lesion removals etc. If you are familiar with MedAccess, a people person, and want to work smarter, not longer hours ensuring that your patients get the care they need and want in a luxury atmosphere. 

Turtle Bay Medical / Dr. Anthony Hlynka - (Kelowna) *

Recruiting 1 physician to join Turtle Bay. Lake Country/Okanagan Lake and is surrounded by nature with beautiful mountains, world class wineries and unlimited 4 season recreational opportunities.  This opportunity offers a combination of walk-in and family practice with flexible work hours and all operational/administrative support provided. Registered Nurses and Pharmacy located on site. Family practice is well supported by specialists in Kelowna General Hospital and Vernon Jubliee Hospital. MSP and private billings will be split 75/25 on the first $300,000 and 80/20 on any additional income. EMR is Oscar. 

Lake Country Medical Clinic - Dr. Paul Nickerson - (Lake Country) *

Lake Country Family Practice is expanding! We are looking for 2 or more physicians to join our established group of four practices. Busy, well rounded family practice available in the heart of the Okanagan. Two physicians who have shared a practice in Lake Country, BC for 30 years are retiring. This practice is part of a congenial five practice clinic. We have a lab and pharmacy on site. It could be taken over by one physician or by two physicians looking to share. Our EMR program is OSCAR. Currently we hold associate privileges at Kelowna General hospital. We cover nursing home and hospice patients. Active hospital privileges are an option.  There are many other opportunities to pursue special interests. 

Lake Country is the fastest growing community in BC. We are surrounded by lakes and mountains so it is a perfect spot for watersports, hiking, biking and skiing. The clinic is 10 minutes north of the Kelowna International airport. We have easy access to flights for conferences, holidays and connecting with family.

LakePoint Medical Clinic – Dr. Peter Warren (West Kelowna) *

Group Clinic, 1 Physician currently working, walk-in clinic, Oscar EMR, looking for a full 2 time physicians.

West Side Medical - Dr. Toye Oyelese (West Kelowna) *

Group Clinic, 3 Physicians currently working, EMR (Med Access), this clinic has recently moved to a brand new building.  Looking for 3-4 full time physicians.

Dr. Roy Maroney - West Kelowna *

Seeking a full-time physician to join a family physician currently working solo. Clinic located within a Pharmacy in a newly renovated space, centrally located within West Kelowna. No walk-ins. Hours of operation are 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, closed on weekends and stat holidays. Flexible hours.  Fully implemented EMR (Med Access). MOA support with low overhead, shared amongst the physicians.  Positive working environment, free parking.

West Kelowna Walk-in – (West Kelowna)*

Seeking full-time physicians to join a family physician clinic with walk-in. 

PRIME Medical – (Kelowna)*

PRIME is an integrated fitness, health, nutrition and rehabilitation center, recruiting full and part time primary care physicians for our new multi-disciplinary, five-story building, which started June 2019.

Our 5,600 sq. ft. clinic consists of 14 private treatment rooms, 3 private offices, a board room and staff room. More information can be seen on our website: https://primekelowna.ca/medical-facility

Our facility is comprised of:

Athletic and public Gym, Physiotherapy, Sports medicine, Occupational health and rehabilitation, Disability management, Kinesiology, Primary Care Physicians, Pain Clinic with guided injection suits, Pharmacy, Allied health and medical specialties such as: Psychiatry, Clinical councilors and more.

Urgent Primary Care Clinic – UPCC – (Kelowna)*

Practice Details:

  • We have an opportunity for Family Physicians to work within a multi-disciplinary team during evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays
  • The objective of the clinic is to provide after-hours access to primary care services and support existing primary care services in the community
  • EMR used is Med Access
  • The clinic will be a team-based environment with Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licenced Practical Nurses, Social Workers, and MOAs.  Other allied health care professionals will be considered in the future

Compensation:

  • Service contract with Interior Health
  • $253,215.85 - This amount will be pro-rated for part-time
  • Patients seen in the UPCC will not contribute to a Fee-for-Service patient cap
  • There is no overhead payment during shifts within this clinic

Work Schedule: This posting is for 1.6 FTE and the work will be shared between 2 or more physicians

  • Monday – Thursday    (3:00pm – 9:00pm)
  • Friday    (1:00pm – 9:00pm)
  • Saturday    (1:00pm – 9:00pm)
  • Sunday    (9:00am – 9:00pm)
  • All Statutory Holidays    (9:00am – 9:00pm)

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Certificate of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
  • Qualifications: Doctorate in Medicine; Full licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia; CCFP, Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory

Contact Details:
Please submit your application, including resume, cover letter to Dr. Mike Zwardon  (m.zwardon@gmail.com) In the subject email line: Urgent Primary Care Centre Physician.