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.
Fantastic opportunity for a Rheumatologist to join the collegial team in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! The team of professionals in Penticton include 2 experienced rheumatologists, a team of internists and other medical subspecialists are looking to add a third Rheumatologist!
Enjoy a stimulating independent outpatient clinic with an option to join an existing clinic or open your own practice with no call requirements and a flexible work schedule. You will also have the opportunity to be actively involved in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program, teaching and mentoring Family Medicine residents. The Penticton Regional Hospital is opening a brand new Patient Care Tower at the end of April 2019.
We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team in Penticton. There are opportunities to locum during the recruitment process.
For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
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- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Canadian Medical Protective Association (CPMA) mandatory
- Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
On call requirements: No Call Required
- Payment Structure: Fee for Service
- Estimated Gross Income: Competitive
- Overhead:No overhead cost
- Additional Incentives
- Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)