A job opportunity is available for a full-time Gastroenterologist at Royal Inland Hospital in beautiful Kamloops. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellent patient care. Come join our group of Gastroenterologists who provide service to RIH, as well as maintain a community based practice, and have 2 days of endoscopy time per week. A referral based practice in general gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as participation in the provincial Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, ensures a varied practice. The gastroenterologists have set up a centralized referral system and are on one EMR database (Accuro) that the successful new recruit will be invited to join. Additional GI subspecialty training is welcomed, but not required. Members of the Division of Gastroenterology provide service to the hospital on a consultative and MRP basis, as well as GI on-call service. There is a Hepatology/Viral Hepatitis clinic with specialized nurses and Fibroscan capability. Hepatology clinic participation ½ day per month or more if desired. We have EUS, ERCP, endoluminal stenting, pH studies, esophageal motility and cancer therapy (apart from radiation). RIH has interventional radiologists and have gastroenterology fellows rotating through our hospital. Great working relationships and well supported with a great group of general surgeons, GPs/Hospitalists, and highly trained RNs. There is a strong and vibrant medical staff association.
The Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower opened at RIH in the summer of 2022. The tower includes new operating rooms and surgical services suite, more beds, respiratory therapy services, mental-health and substance-use inpatient unit, obstetrics services, labour and delivery and a rooftop helipad.
In this position you also have the opportunity to teach as RIH is a UBC site for the Faculty of Medicine including medical students and residents.
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Kamloops is a vibrant city of 100,000, at the northern extension of productive wine country in south central British Columbia. We sit in the middle of lakes, mountains, ski hills, and river systems. We enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, water sports, all right here in our backyard. Our community has an excellent educational system, organized sports, music and theatre. There are amenities not often found in small urban centres. University affiliations provide rejuvenation and an atmosphere to keep learning. Blue skies, endless sunshine, spectacular landscapes and friendly, welcoming people make Kamloops the natural place to call home and experience life to the fullest.
Estimated Gross Income
•$450,000 - $550,000, plus MOCAP level 2
•Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
•Doctorate in Medicine
•Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
•Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.