Emergency Medicine
Interior Physicians
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
6d ago

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 :

PRH is looking for a part-time and full-time Emergency Medicine certified individuals (either Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada Emergency or Certificate of Canadian Family Practitioners - Emergency) to join our collegial team.

We have a great group of 14 Emergency physicians from various backgrounds, who support an average of up to 38,000 visits annually.

There is very good specialist support available and double or triple physician coverage for most of the day and evenings.

PRH is fully EMR based, has excellent radiology availability with on-site Computed Tomography (CT) and part-time Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI).

We are also a Regional Trauma Referral Centre. We are proud to be actively involved in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program and you will have the opportunity to make an impact on 4th year medical students, as well as Family Practice residents.

We opened a new tower in the spring of 2019 and are looking forward to new teaching facilities and a new ED by 2021.

This is an opportunity to enjoy the South Okanagan's exceptional recreation and culture : world class wineries, beaches, boating, hiking, fishing, golf and rock climbing, while working in the Penticton Regional Hospital Emergency Department.

Locums also welcomed during the recruitment process.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications :

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)Doctorate in MedicineCertificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada-Emerg Med (CCFP-EM)Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatoryCCFP-EM or FRCPC for work at PRH
  • Call Schedule :

  • Hours of work : Full Time- Shifts are 6-9 hours in length
  • On call requirements : N / A
  • Compensation :

  • Payment Structure
  • Service ContractAlternative Payment Arrangement
  • Estimated Gross Income
  • Overhead
  • of billings2% of remuneration held back to cover overhead

  • Additional Incentives
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum (under 3,000 km) or $15,000 maximum (over 3,000 kms / international (with eligible receipts)
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