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General Internist

Location: Penticton, British Columbia

Job ID: IHPRH-IM-4179

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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 134-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.
PRH is scheduled for expansion with a new Patient Care Tower. Phase one will include the construction of a new patient care tower with a 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 will involve the renovation in the current hospital to allow the expansion of the emergency department four times its current size.
Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist to join the collegial team at Penticton Regional Hospital. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a strong culture of teamwork and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today and discover the rewards of professional and personal satisfaction!

In this General Internal Medicine position you will be part of our talented group of collegial, dedicated and vibrant professionals in the Internal Medicine division providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Enjoy a stimulating mix of acute inpatient medicine including ICU care as well as independent outpatient clinics with a variety of options. Working alongside an excellent team of general surgeons and internal medicine subspecialists you will experience how this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for! You will also have the opportunity to be actively involved in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical Program, teaching and mentoring Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residents. Experience growth and excitement and be a part of the legacy as PRH expands with the brand new Patient Care Tower scheduled to open in April 2019.

Dr Sarah Broder shares:

"I came over 20 years ago to do a locum and I never left. This community is wonderful because I am supported in my desire to be a half time physician and with the freedom that provides, I have taken on medical leadership roles and supervise residents in both General Internal Medicine and Family Practice. I have the best of the academic world with the freedom to live somewhere that I can hike right out my back door. Here in the Okanagan Valley, I have found a great work-life balance. I live in an outdoors enthusiasts paradise and I pinch myself regularly that I get to practice here too"

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at PRH.

Subspecialty interest is welcomed particularly in endocrinology, diabetes, benign hematology or geriatrics, but not required.

Those interested in a locum experience are encouraged to apply as a locum will be required as part of the recruitment process.

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

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
    • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CPMA) mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:6-7 GIM, including 1:6 weekend coverage
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
  • Additional Incentives
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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