A fantastic opportunity awaits for Anaesthesiologists to come and join us at the Royal Inland Hospital. If you are looking to practice in a welcoming and collegial setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, this could be the opportunity for you. Enjoy a full practice and still have time to enjoy the adventures calling from your back door with your family and friends when the work day is done.
The RIH Department of Anaesthesiology is seeking multiple full time Anaesthesiologists to join the group of 16 FTE, who provide Anaesthesia Care for General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT (ears, nose, and throat), Plastic Surgery, Urology, and also manage Multiple Trauma cases for pediatric and adult patients. The Department also provides teaching to third year medical students that will rotate through anesthesia as part of their core medical education.
This is a hospital-based position with 12 hour on-call shifts, on-call remuneration, and the potential for 10-12 weeks off per year to enjoy the local recreational activities. For those interested, there may be opportunities to do locums or other short-term work.
Clinic Details — Royal Inland Hospital:
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 254-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 70,000 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.
- Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) – Anaesthesiology
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
- Hours of work: Full time
- On call requirements: 1:7
- Payment Structure: Fee for service
- Estimated Gross Income: $350,000 - 400,000 MOCAP level 1
- No overhead
- Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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.
We are excited to add enthusiastic and hardworking anaesthesiologists to our team at RIH. Come be a part of the excitement as we grow! Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!
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