Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

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. With one of the best year round climates in Canada and over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, it is easy to enjoy the two pristine lakes surrounded by tree lined mountains, acres of parks and wilderness trails perfect for swimming, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing – the list of world class recreation opportunities are endless! 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!

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.

Come enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle in the centre of BC’s wine country! The Medical Imaging Department at Penticton Regional Hospital is seeking a full-time Diagnostic Radiologist to join our team consisting of 6 other radiologists in a hospital based practice. Our department provides CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Digital Mammography including stereotactic biopsy, Bone Mineral Density, and General X-Ray and Fluoroscopy services. Our Regional Hospital is undergoing construction of a brand new Patient Care Tower scheduled to be completed in April 2019. Here will be new equipment placed into the tower includes a 1.5T fixed MRI scanner as well as SPECT-CT unit.

We welcome locum interest during the recruitment phase – opportunities from 1 week to multiple months!

We are excited to add a new graduate or experienced radiologist to our team in Penticton.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Competitive, please enquire!

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

Live and work in BC

Penticton

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!

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