Psychiatrist - General Adult
Interior Health
Penticton, British Columbia
3d ago


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 opportunities for Psychiatrists looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! Multiple psychiatrist opportunities are available to come and join us at Penticton Regional Hospital as we expand our team!

You will be part of our dedicated team of 7 psychiatrists providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality client centred care to individuals and their families.

The 16 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (IPU) offers Acute Mental Health and Substance Use services in a safe, secure and accessible facility for the South Okanagan region.

In addition to Inpatient services, our well established integrated Mental Health programs include Short Term Counseling, Community Case Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Physical Activation, Anxiety and Depression, DBT groups, as well as Seniors Mental Health and Rural Outreach.

Enjoy a diverse practice supported by a collaborative and experienced group of caring inter-disciplinary professionals; this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for! In addition, in this position you have the opportunity to teach medical students and participate in quality improvement and program development activities.

In addition to general psychiatry, applicants with interest in child and youth psychiatry would be welcomed.

For those interested, locum opportunities also available during the recruitment period.

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

Qualifications :

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
  • Call Schedule :

  • Hours of work : Full time
  • On call requirements : 1 : 5-6 and rotating weekends
  • Compensation :

  • Payment Structure
  • Combined Fee for Service plus Sessions
  • Estimated Gross Income
  • $300,000-$450,000, plus MOCAP level 2
  • Overhead
  • No overhead cost
  • Additional Incentives
  • Relocation incentive of up to $10,000 maximum or up to $15,000 for relocation over 3000kms / international with eligible receipts
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