Specialty Anesthesiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information


Penticton, famous for its beaches, sports events, and healthy local food scene, it is the place where other people come for holidays. And now you have the opportunity to live here and call Penticton home. Penticton is a vibrant, innovative and adventurous waterfront city offering all the amenities of a larger urban centre yet preserving its small-town charm and warmth. Come experience this incredible lifestyle for yourself!

Clinic Details — Penticton Regional Hospital:

The Penticton Regional Hospital is a 134-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing and core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding South Okanagan 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.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for an Anaesthetist to come and join us at Penticton Regional Hospital! If you are looking to practice in a welcoming and collegial setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, this could be the opportunity for you. Enjoy a full practice and still have time to enjoy the adventures calling from your back door with your family and friends when the work day is done.

The PRH Department of Anaesthesiology is seeking an Anaesthesiologist for a 0.8 FTE position transitioning to full time. Interest in chronic pain would be an asset. Come join a well functioning team of 7 dedicated Anesthesiologists.

PRH currently offers three operating rooms and a urology procedure room to provide services for urology, ENT, general surgery, orthopedics, OB/GYN, chronic pain and uncomplicated pediatric cases over 2 years. There are 2 ORs at the Summerland Health Centre where we provide services alongside 2 GPAs.

Construction of the new 6 story David E Kampe patient care tower is underway at PRH and in addition to numerous improvements to patient care, will expand surgical services to 5 operating rooms, 3 minor procedure rooms, 2 endoscopy rooms, 1 cystoscopy room, PICC line/urodynamic room and infusion services. The brand new state of the art tower is expected to be ready for patients by spring 2019.

In this position you will also have the opportunity to discover the rewards of teaching. We are affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Southern Medical program thus teaching and supervision of medical students and residents is expected. We currently teach 4th year Medical students (max 16 weeks per year) and occasionally 1 GP resident per month. If teaching is one of your passions there are many more teaching opportunities you can consider.

We are excited to add enthusiastic and hardworking anaesthesiologists to our team at PRH. Come be a part of the excitement as we grow! Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 - 400,000 +MOCAP level 1
Physician Overhead
No overhead cost

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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Live and work in BC


The city of Penticton is located in BC’s scenic south central region in the Okanagan Valley. With its mild climate, easy accessibility, urban amenities and world-class recreational opportunities, it offers an attractive lifestyle. Boating, windsurfing, hiking and skiing are among the numerous outdoor leisure pursuits enjoyed here.

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