MEDICAL LEADERSHIP Job at Interior Health Penticton, BC


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!

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The newly opening Penticton Urgent and Primary Care Centre is looking for a Physician Lead to support this exciting new centre. The Physician Lead would be responsible for supporting the Centre in areas of Quality, Physician Resource Planning and Compensation, Supervision and Performance, and Education. Some specific responsibilities include promoting a physician quality culture by developing professional standards, protocols and policies for appropriate medical care. With an emphasis on Team Based Care, the Physician Lead, in collaboration with IHA operations, will ensure that there is oversight of medical care, including the provision of appropriate health examinations and continuity of care as required, while also assisting with process improvement initiatives. You would also assist Physician Recruitment and Medical Affairs to recruit and retain physicians at the UPCC and develop appropriate physician contracts. The UPCC group will be fully responsible for their own scheduling, the Physician Lead will be expected to oversee the scheduling of physicians, including participation in the development of an after-hours coverage system. Supervision and Performance responsibilities include coordinating and attending regular UPCC physician meetings with the site Manager and providing the physician’s perspective including but not limited to, clinic operational meetings, team development sessions, clinical educational opportunities, etc. NPs will be part of this team, including an NP lead, while this role will provide additional support in the way of providing advice and assisting in performance evaluations when necessary. You will also promote and advocate for effective educational policies, goals and objectives and CME activities that contribute to the enhancement of physicians’ and NP skills in Primary Care. It will be an asset for candidates to have experience with Team-based care. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It’s better here! Email CV to [email protected]

Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)

Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)

Doctorate in Medicine

Eligible for full licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory

Call Schedule:
Hours of work: This is a 6 months initial contract. Hours of work: 3.5 hours per week based on an assumption of a minimum of 46 weeks per year and a 0.2 FTE clinical position at a minimum is required, in addition to physician lead hours

On call requirements: n/a

Payment Structure

Service Contract

Estimated Gross Income



No overhead cost

About the Company

Company: Interior Health

Company Location:  Penticton, BC

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