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Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Rheumatology

Role and Facility Information

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!

Clinic Details — 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 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.

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 is set to be completed in December 2021 and 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 Rheumatologist to join the collegial team in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! The team of professionals in Penticton include 2 experienced rheumatologists, a team of internists and other medical subspecialists are looking to add a third Rheumatologist!

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Enjoy a stimulating independent outpatient clinic with an option to join an existing clinic or open your own practice with no call requirements and a flexible work schedule. 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 residents. .

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

For those interested, there are opportunities to locum during the recruitment process.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Competitive

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 * Relocation Assistance is applicable for 1.0 FTE positions and is based on move location (with eligible receipts). Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter *Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*
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Live and work in BC

Penticton

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. Here you can indulge in wineries, golf courses, and famous sandy beaches in the summer, and skiing and snowshoeing when the snow falls. Come experience this incredible lifestyle for yourself.

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