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Interior Health

Chief of Staff

Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna

Posted 5 Days AgoKGH-COS-1570116

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

Join our leadership team as Chief of Staff at Kelowna General Hospital.

The Chief of Staff is a key medical leadership role at this tertiary academic hospital. Working in collaboration with medical staff and Medical Advisory Committee, the COS has a primary focus on the quality of medical care, in addition to medical leadership mentorship and evaluation. The position works in partnership with local and IH-wide administration and the Site Medical Director.

This is a 3 day/week position for 46 weeks/year to be complemented by a clinical role and requires a minimum of 5 years
progressive leadership experience in a large community hospital or academic health sciences facility. The preferred candidate will be able to join in July and have experience in the engagement of medical staff in research and teaching.
Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is a tertiary care academic hospital within Interior Health with over 400 beds and over 86,000

ED visits yearly. The new Interior Heart & Surgical Centre (IHSC) has specialized Operating Rooms created for Cardiac,
Thoracic, Urology, Neurosurgery, Vascular, Plastics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ears Nose and Throat, Orthopedics, General
and Trauma surgeries. Our recently opened Centennial Building boasts 360,000 square feet, an expanded emergency
and ambulatory care department and a rooftop helipad. 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.

The largest and liveliest lakeshore community in the Okanagan, Kelowna is well-known as a year round outdoor playground.

Kelowna’s sunny weather, spectacular mountain scenery, lakes, beaches, canyons and many attractions are the perfect
combination for those who enjoy an active lifestyle and an urban setting. Go from work to playtime and downtime in minutes; enjoy biking, hiking, golfing, boating, swimming, camping or fine dining, vineyard wine tours, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. In the winter, world-class skiing and snowboarding is only a short drive away at Big White, Canada’s largest ski-in/ski-out village and a host of family friendly winter activities.

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

Contact Information

Interior Health
Physician Recruitment