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locum Physician - Emergency Medicine at Penticton Regional Hospital
Penticton, British Columbia
Job ID: 5057

Emergency Medicine

We are looking for a Full-time Emergency Medicine certified individual (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada Emergency or Certificate of Canadian Family Practitioners – Emergency), to cover maternity leave and the introduction of our EMR. We would certainly consider part-time and shorter-term applicant(s) if interested.

We have a great group of 14 Emergency physicians from various backgrounds – fully certified (Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Canada-Emergency), Certificate of Canadian Family Practitioners (Emergency) and experienced family physicians staffing our Department, which has an average of 36,500 visits annually. We are paid an hourly stipend for each shift type on an alternate payment service contract with Interior Health, which is very competitive and gives a predictable amount per shift. There is very good specialist support available and double physician coverage for most of the day and evenings. Excellent radiology availability with on site Computed Tomography (CT) and part-time Medical Resonance Imaging (MRI). We do some teaching of University of British Columbia 4th year medical students, as well as, Family Practice Residents. We are also a Regional Trauma Referral Centre.

This is an opportunity to enjoy the South Okanagan’s exceptional recreation and culture: world class wineries, beaches, boating, hiking, fishing, golf and rock climbing, while working in the Penticton Regional Hospital Emergency Department.

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Hours of Work
ER Department Shifts (6-9 hrs)

On Call Hours
No On-Call

Additional Comments
We are looking for fully certified (Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada-Emergency) or (Certificate of Canadian Family Practitioners – Emergency)

Last Refreshed
This vacancy was last refreshed on on February 16, 2018.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on February 16, 2018.

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Physician - Emergency Medicine
British Columbia
Employment Type
Emergency Medicine. We are looking for a Full-time Emergency Medicine certified individual (Fellow of the Royal Colle...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Compensation Type: Alternative Payment Arrangement 
Billing / Overhead Split
Overhead: Currently 2% of renumeration held back to cover overhead 
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Other Incentives: If you are a lifestyle oriented person, this is the place to come and enjoy a great work -leisure balance! 
Qualification Requirements
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (Mandatory), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) (Mandatory), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) - Emergency Medicine (Mandatory), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Emergency Experience (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 2018-02-02
Edited on 2018-02-02