Anaesthesiologist

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Fantastic opportunity for an Anaesthetist to come and join us at Penticton Regional Hospital! If you are looking to practice in a welcoming and collegial setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, this could be the opportunity for you. Enjoy a full practice and still have time to enjoy the adventures calling from your back door with your family and friends when the work day is done. Penticton is a charming, sun-soaked town with rugged hills nestled along two beautiful bodies of water, whether you prefer paddles, pedals, passive exploration, or fitness facilities, Penticton has it all.

The PRH Department of Anaesthesiology is seeking a full time Anaesthetist who functions well in team setting to join our group of 8 dedicated Anesthesiologists. PRH currently offers three operating rooms and a urology procedure room to provide services for urology, ENT, general surgery, orthopedics, OB/GYN, chronic pain and uncomplicated pediatric cases over 2 years. There are 2 ORs at the Summerland Health Centre where we provide services including pediatric dental.

Construction of the new 6 story David E Kampe patient care tower is underway at PRH and in addition to numerous improvements to patient care, will expand surgical services to 5 operating rooms, 3 minor procedure rooms, 2 endoscopy rooms, 1 cystoscopy room, PICC line/urodynamic room and infusion services. The brand new state of the art tower is expected to be ready for patients by spring 2019.

In this position you will also have the opportunity to discover the rewards of teaching. We are affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical program thus teaching and supervision of medical students and residents is expected. We currently teach 4th year Medical students (max 16 weeks per year) and occasionally 1 GP resident per month. If teaching is one of your passions there are many more teaching opportunities you can consider.

Clinic Details — Penticton Regional Hospital:
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:

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

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:7

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure: Fee for service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $350,000 - 400,000 MOCAP level 1
  • Overhead: No overhead
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

Penticton, famous for its beaches, sports events, and healthy local food scene, it is the place where other people come for holidays. And now you have the opportunity to live here and call Penticton home. With one of the best year round climates in Canada and over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, it is easy to enjoy the two pristine lakes surrounded by tree lined mountains, acres of parks and wilderness trails perfect for swimming, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing – the list of world class recreation opportunities are endless! Penticton is a vibrant, innovative and adventurous waterfront city offering all the amenities of a larger urban centre yet preserving its small-town charm and warmth. Come experience this incredible lifestyle for yourself!

We are excited to add an enthusiastic and hardworking anaesthesiologist to our team at PRH. Come be a part of the excitement as we grow! Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!