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!
Fantastic opportunity for a FRCPC Respirologist to join a dynamic and collegial team in Penticton.
Join an established group of respirologists covering a community and hospital-based consult service for the South Okanagan.
Enjoy a general respiratory practice with a wide breadth of outpatient and inpatient responsibilities, including ample support for bronchoscopy and pleural procedures, and management of a level 4 pulmonary laboratory.
Choose to be actively involved with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program, teaching and mentoring both Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Residents. Available Internal Medicine/ICU Call (1:8 to 1:10) for interested candidates with the support of multiple general internists and other subspecialists.
The lifestyle in Penticton is a major part of the satisfaction that our physician team enjoys.
Locum opportunities available to meet and work with the larger medical team in our community.
We welcome both new graduates and experienced physicians to apply.
** 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 Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible for full licensure with CPSBC
Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
1:8 to 1:10
Estimated Gross Income
Amount:$ Relocation assistance $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts) *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.