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Interior Health

Pediatrician

Canada-British Columbia-Penticton

Posted 20 Days AgoPRH-PED-1288-1545314

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,500 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

Fantastic opportunity for a Pediatrician looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! Come and join our existing team of 4 pediatricians at Penticton Regional Hospital! This position offers a wide spectrum of practice with a friendly, easy-going and supportive team environment. We have a well-equipped paediatric ward with 8 inpatient beds that is shared with adult services and a level 1 capacity nursery for infants 36 weeks and over. The maternity care is shared between 4 Consulting Obstetricians, a Family practice based Maternity Clinic and 4 Midwives. Candidates are required to maintain NRP and PALs certification.

An additional pediatrician is needed to replace a retiring paediatrician with a long standing (27yrs) busy referral practice. The practice is fully EMR based and integrated between the collaborating paediatricians. Duties include consultation to the emergency department, LDR, and covering the paediatric ward and nursery.  Teaching to 1st year family practice residents and 3rd and 4th year medical students will be expected periodically. We participate in the regional assessment team for Complex developmental disability and FASD and autism programs. There is a Child Development Centre in Penticton where we do some sessional work. For those interested, there is an opportunity to provide service periodically in the PRH Diabetes clinic, the Child Development Centre, the Child and Youth Mental team, as well as the outreach clinic in Princeton. The retiring paediatrician has a subspecialty in Pediatric Rheumatology and provides outpatient consulting services to the IHA region on a part time salaried basis, an ideal candidate would have this subspecialty, but this is not a requirement.

Penticton Regional Hospital has a full complement of specialists, full service family physicians who admit to the hospital, a busy Emergency Room with qualified Emergency Room physicians, and an expansion underway to give additional outpatient facilities and on site MRI capacity. Practicing as a Consultant Paediatrician in Penticton is a fulfilling career with opportunity to have a well-balanced practice mix of patients, with an active lifestyle in one of the warmest areas of Canada.

The Penticton Regional Hospital is a 134-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing and core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding South Okanagan population of approximately 90,000 people. PRH offers 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Acute Services, Ambulatory and Out-patient Clinics, and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services. As a regional facility and secondary referral centre for the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valley, you will be joining an excellent complement of medical and surgical specialists.  

Qualifications:

  • Fellowship with the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:4

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure: Fee for service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $250,000 - 500,000 MOCAP level 1
  • Overhead: Approximately 30% of MSP billings and covers operating costs including secretarial support. Opportunity to take over current lease in well-appointed office space plus inherit experienced MOA

Additional Incentives:

  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to physicianrecruitment@interiorhealth.ca.


Contact Information

Interior Health
Physician Recruitment
http://www.BetterHere.ca