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A full time position for a General Pathologist is available with Kamloops Pathology Associates Ltd.  The successful candidate will be joining an onsite collegial group of nine other laboratory physicians (3 Anatomic, 5 General, one medical microbiologist) and reporting to the Area Laboratory Medical Director.  Duties will include: participation in surgical/autopsy pathology, hematopathology (including transfusion medicine), non-gynecological cytology, and medical biochemistry.  Participation in committee work and some limited regional lab oversight is expected.  The site is closely linked to the University of British Columbia, so teaching residents and medical students is also possible. We can provide strong mentorship for a new general pathology graduate.  Kamloops Pathology Associates Ltd. is based at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. and primarily provides Anatomical and Clinical Pathology Services within the Interior Health West Health Service Area.

Clinic Details — Royal Inland Hospital:

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 246-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 62,000 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. Specialty services include Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, Tertiary Inpatient and Community Psychiatric Services, non-interventional Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Gastroenterology and others. Support services include: a full complement of diagnostic equipment, a Clinical Neurophysiology Lab and Sleep Lab, 1.5T MRI, and CT scan, and Echocardiography. RIH also features TPA Stroke, 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, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and 24/7 Anesthesia coverage.

Qualifications:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in General Pathology (or equivalent).
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Full Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia in General Pathology
  • CMPA Coverage

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full-time
  • On call requirements: approximately 1:8

Compensation:

  • Service Contract As per provincial service contract grid, plus MOCAP level 2
  • Estimated Gross Income: Starting service contract rate depends on qualifications and experience
  • No overhead cost
  • Relocation: $10,000 max if 3,000 km)

 

Kamloops is a vibrant city of 90,000, set on a vast and rugged landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Famous for its’ hospitality and known as the Tournament Capital of Canada, Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city; first class accommodations and dining, a lively downtown district, modern shops, full range of businesses and wonderful recreation facilities. Kamloops also takes pride in its vibrant arts community and its First Nations culture, represented in various cultural sites throughout the city, and in theatre and music festivals and events held annually.

With eight beautiful provincial parks and more than 100 lakes it is an ideal setting for fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and camping.  Or play a round at Tobiano golf course, ranked as one of Canada’s best!   In the winter, fun and adventure awaits you with the opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just an easy 45 minute drive away, Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area.

Blue skies, endless sunshine, spectacular landscapes and friendly, welcoming people make Kamloops the natural place to call home and experience life to the fullest.

Apply now and come work where others only play!