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full time Physician - Pediatrics at Penticton Regional Hospital
Penticton, British Columbia
Job ID: 4736

Paediatric Rheumatologist

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, 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.

Clinic Details- Penticton Regional Hospital:
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).

Practice Details:
We are seeking a Paediatric Rheumatologist to provide regional services to the Interior Health region of British Columbia. The current provider will be retiring by the end of 2018. The successful applicant will be Royal College certified in Paediatric Rheumatology. The position is currently part time & renumerated by a mixed fee for service and alternative payment model. There is a clinic setting in Penticton Regional Hospital which is supported by Allied Health Professionals ( OT & PT) and a part time Nurse and Social worker, hosted in the local Arthritis Society clinic.

There is need for more service including travelling clinic possibilities to the outlying communities.

The applicant may choose to join the local Pediatricians in General paediatric practice in Penticton or could develop a focussed practice in paediatric and adolescent MSK/Sports medicine, if that is their preference.

There are close ties and supports from the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at BC Children’s Hospital and the position is affiliated with the Department of Pediatrics UBC, Clinical Associate professor status. There are opportunities to teach medical students and post graduate trainees

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

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Physician - Pediatrics
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Paediatric Rheumatologist. Penticton: Penticton, famous for its beaches, sports events, and healthy local food scene...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
$250,000 - 500,000 +MOCAP level 1
Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service 
Billing / Overhead Split
Overhead: Approximately 30% of MSP billings and covers operating costs including secretarial support. Opportunity to take over current lease in well-appointed office space plus inherit experienced MOA 
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- May be eligible for $ Relocation Funding 
Qualification Requirements
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) (Mandatory), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) (Desired) 
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Penticton Regional Hospital 
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Published on 2018-01-09
Edited on 2018-01-09