Locum UPCC


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!

Practice Details:

Practice Details:
The Penticton UPCC is seeking family physicians to locum this summer!

Dates are flexible throughout July, August and September. The Penticton UPCC is open Monday to Friday from 17:00-20:00 and weekends from 12:00-18:00, with multiple shifts options to choose from.

Travel and accommodation coverage is available! Please reach out to us for details regarding these incentives.

With the shift flexibility offered by the Penticton UPCC, you can have time to fully explore the South Okanagan! Relax by or on the water, enjoy the extensive bike trails throughout the area, or check out the incredible culinary scene offering true farm to table experiences. Penticton is surrounded by lakes, vineyards and orchards, making it a truly beautiful destination. This is a fantastic opportunity to vacation in Penticton and pick up some shifts at the Penticton UPCC to combine work and play!

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.

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

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Flexible
On call requirements: n/a

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RSA Incentives

Travel and accommodation coverage is available! Please reach out to us for details regarding these incentives.

Penticton Urgent & Primary Care Centre:

The Penticton UPCC consists of family physicians (FPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), registered nurse team lead, primary care registered nurses (RNs), social workers (SWs), medical office assistants (MOAs), and a dedicated operational manager.

The Penticton UPCC focuses on members of the general population with non-life threatening illnesses or injuries who need access to same-day care, including those who are unattached, both those that are on the Patient Attachment List (PAL) actively awaiting attachment in the South Okanagan and those not yet on the PAL.

Urgent primary care services will be available to the public: Monday to Friday - 17:00 to 20:00, Saturday, Sunday and statutory holidays – 12:00 to 18:00

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