Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care)

Position Summary

An exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner interested in working collaboratively with the Hospitalists at Kelowna General Hospital!

In this part time (0.80 FTE) position, the Nurse Practitioner will be a member of the Hospitalist team and will be responsible for the direct care of a group of inpatients. A population of focus will be the older adult patients admitted to the Hospitalist Program with sub - acute and complex chronic care needs. A high level of autonomy is expected along with collaboration, consultation and referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team. Together with another part time partner NP, seven day per week care is provided.

Days of work will be rotating on a seven day per week rotation with hours 07:00 to 17:00 hours. Statutory holidays included. No after hours on-call attached to this position. Credentialing and privileging to the acute care site will be required, in compliance with Medical Staff by-laws and rules.

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is the Central Okanagan’s primary acute care health facility and one of two Interior Health tertiary referral hospitals. KGH offers high-level, specialty medical care including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services.

Interior Health offers a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills; access to many clinical resources; interdisciplinary environments where patients are at the centre of care; 100 percent employer paid comprehensive benefits’ package and pension plan; and excellent vacation entitlement.

Come and join us! We are committed to team work, integrity, and respect. Our focus is on giving people room-to-grow and to make an impact in the lives of others.


• Current Nurse Practitioner registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Successful completion of the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) and the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Centre) examinations.
• Current Basic Life Support (BLS).
• Two years Nurse Practitioner clinical experience. Recent acute care experience is an asset.
• Strong general medicine/geriatric skills.
• ACLS and Blood transfusion education is an asset


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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