Fantastic opportunity for an Anaesthetist with additional training in chronic pain 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 a full time Anaesthetist (0.6 acute care and 0.4 chronic pain) who functions well in team setting to join our group of 6 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. 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 occasionally 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.
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.
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
- Additional training in Chronic Pain
- Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
- Hours of work: Full Time
- On call requirements: 1:7
- Payment Structure: Fee for Service
- Estimated Gross Income: $350,000 - $400,000, plus MOCAP level 1
- No overhead cost
- Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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!
We are excited to add passionate 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!