Interior Health - Kamloops, BC (22 months ago)

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Kamloops is a vibrant city of 90,000, set on a vast landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Here you can enjoy all the amenities of a big city, while having eight provincial parks at your door step. Kamloops takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day fishing and kayaking or head up to Sun Peaks Four Season Resort for world class mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. Blue skies with endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.

Facility Details — Royal Inland Hospital:
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 258-bed facility that serves as the referral centre for approximately 250,000 people, and is located in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap Health Service Area. As one of two Interior Health tertiary referral hospitals, RIH is a no refusal centre with an Emergency Department that receives over 250 major trauma and 72,000 visits per year.

Kamloops offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Ambulatory and Outpatient Clinics, and Diagnostic Services Support services including: a full complement of diagnostic equipment, a Clinical Neurophysiology Lab and Sleep Lab, 1.5T MRI, two CT scans, and Echocardiography. RIH also features, Stroke Thrombolysis, and provincial Tertiary Neuropsychiatry Programs. RIH is the regional base for the six-person, 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) that is utilized in remote emergency transport situations. Surgical services include General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and 24/7 Anesthesia coverage.
The Royal Inland Hospital is a unique place to work where Medical Staff culture and collegiality in combination with a collaborative relationship with Hospital Administration maximizes opportunities for job satisfaction and quality of care.

Practice Details:
Royal Inland Hospital is seeking full time Emergency Physicians to join our dynamic team. RIH is the third busiest trauma hospital in BC, providing a great opportunity for a diverse and professionally rewarding career. RIH is also affiliated with the Southern Medical Program of UBC and we are actively involved in teaching of both medical students and residents.

For those interested, there may be opportunities to do outreach, locums or other short-term work within other Interior Health Communities.

We welcome applications for locum interest during the recruitment process.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation - it's better here! Email CV to physicianrecruitment@interiorhealth.ca

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
Doctorate in Medicine
Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada-Emerg Med (CCFP-EM)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
Emergency experience
CCFP-EM or FRCPC both welcome to apply;
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)mandatory
Full License with CPSBC

Call Schedule:
Hours of work: Full time
On call requirements: 2 days/ month

Payment Structure
Service Contract
Estimated Gross Income
$332,000 + MOCAP level 1 + Fee For Service billings for Trauma
No overhead cost
On an Alternative Payment Plan
Additional Incentives
Relocation assistance for full time positions is up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)