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!
The Penticton Regional Hospital, is seeking a General Pathologist (AP/CP) to complete our 4.8FTE pathology team. Our group performs approximately 10,000 (17,000 LFE) surgical pathology cases/year, 100 bone marrow biopsies/year; 500 cytopathology cases/year, and 50 autopsy cases/year, quality assurance activities, and teaching of medical and laboratory students. Most services are covered under the provincial contract but additional fee for service billings are possible for bone marrows and coroner autopsies. In conjunction with a diverse, well-rounded practice our group holds very close ties to the local physicians and surgical community we meet as consultants and are an integral part of the larger diagnostic team.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced general pathologist, extra experience in dermatology, breast, or GI is an asset. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships with the hospital and laboratory staff are also imperative.
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.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.
Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
To be determined
Estimated Gross Income
Provincially negotiated grid; Full time average starting ~$340,000, pro-rated for part time
Applicable for 1.0 FTE positions, $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts).
Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter
*Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*
Penticton Regional Hospital:
The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a 158-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 full time Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI). PRH has a ten-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 the David E. Kampe Tower (DKT), a new, state of the art Patient Care Tower. DKT 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 was completed in December 2021 and includes the full renovation and expansion of the emergency department to four times its previous size.