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Penticton

Flanked by tree trimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and Okanagan and Skaha Lake, Penticton is one of the larger cities in the BC interior. Its lush surroundings and ideal climate, with over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, combine to create a paradise. Indulge in, wineries, golf courses, and famous sandy beaches in the summer and skiing and snowshoeing when the snow falls. Penticton is an innovative and adventurous waterfront city offering all the amenities of a larger urban centre while preserving its small-town charm and warmth. With an array of fine dining, shops, recreational facilities and local vendors and agriculturalists at its weekly farmer’s market, Penticton has it all. Come experience this incredible lifestyle for yourself!

Facility Details — Penticton Regional Hospital:

The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a 155-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding 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. Excellent radiology availability with on site Computed Tomography (CT) and part time Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI). PRH has a seven-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

PRH also serves as the referral base for hematology/transfusion medicine for the smaller local hospitals in Oliver and Princeton.

In April 2019 PRH opened phase one of its new, state of the art Patient Care Tower. The Patient Care Tower includes a brand new ambulatory care centre, surgical services center, 84 medical/surgical inpatients beds in single patient rooms, a new medical device reprocessing unit and space for the UBC Faculty of Medicine Program. Phase two is now underway and will involve the renovation in the current hospital to allow the expansion of the emergency department four times its current size.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for a General Clinical Neurologist looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! Come and join us in Penticton!

You will be part of our talented team working with 2 neurologists dedicated to the comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with a wide variety of neurological disorders. Enjoy a busy, challenging community based practice with hospital privileges. As well, there is as an excellent team of general internists, subspecialists to work with; this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for! Experience growth and excitement as PRH’s expansion plans include dedicated neurology clinics in the new Patient Care Tower that is completed and ready to open at the end of April 2019. For those interested, there is also the opportunity to discover the rewards of being actively involved in teaching medical students and residents from UBC.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at PRH. Diagnostic Neurophysiology (EMG/EEG) is desirable but not essential.

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

Qualifications:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 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: Yes

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $275,000 - $350,000, plus MOCAP level 1
  • Overhead
    • Overhead cost associated with private practice only
  • Additional Incentives
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)