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Interior Health

Neurologist

Canada-British Columbia-Penticton

NEU-1177-1508358

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,500 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.


Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a General Clinical Neurologist looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless! Come and join us in Penticton!

You will be part of our talented team of 3 Neurologists dedicated to the comprehensive diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with a wide variety of neurological disorders. Enjoy a busy, challenging community based practice with hospital privileges. As well, there is as an excellent team of general internists, subspecialists to work with; this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for! Experience growth and excitement as PRH’s expansion plans include dedicated neurology clinics in the new Patient Care Tower. For those interested, there is also the opportunity to discover the rewards of being actively involved in teaching medical students and residents from UBC.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at PRH. Diagnostic Neurophysiology (EMG/EEG) is desirable but not essential.

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.
 
Qualifications:
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory;
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:3
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $275,000 - $350,000, plus MOCAP level 1
  • Overhead cost associated with private practice only
  • 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!

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


Contact Information

Interior Health
http://www.betterhere.ca
Posting Date: 23-Nov-2017Neurology Permanent, Practicing physician 1 ASAP
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