Kamloops is a vibrant city 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 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.
Excellent opportunity for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join the expanding Psychiatry department at Royal Inland Hospital in beautiful Kamloops. Two positions available to discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care! In this position you will be part of a team of dedicated psychiatrists providing inpatient and outpatient child and youth mental health services within the hospital and the steadily expanding local community.
Hospital work would involve psychiatric assessment and treatment of patients up to and including 18 years of age, who are usually admitted through the Emergency Department. This service is supported by a Youth Crisis worker and a Mental Health Liaison worker to assist with access to community-based programs.
Community work would involve supporting family physicians, pediatricians, and child & youth mental health services. A collaborative program exists to serve the needs of youth in transition to adulthood. Subspecialty areas include eating disorders and substance use disorders.
Duties will include, but not be limited to, patient assessment and treatment, collaboration with clinicians and managers, and assistance with the development and maintenance of appropriate programs, policies, and procedures. You will have active staff privileges at RIH and be the Most Responsible Physician when your patients are admitted to hospital. You will assume care for a portion of new child & youth psychiatric admissions. Participation in the general on call schedule is expected.
This role also offers teaching opportunities to medical students and residents as RIH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program.
We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at RIH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!
- Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Provisional Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
- Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) mandatory
- Demonstrated expertise and experience in Child & Adolescent psychiatry
- Hours of work: Full time
- On call requirements: 1:10
- Payment Structure
- Combined Fee for Service plus Sessions
- Estimated Gross Income
- $300,000 - $400,000, plus MOCAP level 2
- Overhead costs associated with private practice only
- Additional Incentives
- Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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