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.
Kamloops is seeking a full time general Otolaryngologist to join our collegial group.
Candidates with additional fellowship will be considered as we have capacity to allow development of subspecialty interest, providing general otolaryngology services and call are shared. Our group works well together which allows us flexibility with our work schedules. We have a brand new clinic space 5 blocks from the hospital set up to be used by all Otolaryngologists in town. We currently have 3 OR days and 1 ambulatory care day per week that will be shared equally between all members of the group. There is also a private surgical centre in town. The operating room is completely set-up including CO2 laser, Medtronics Fusion Image Guidance System, Medtronics Nerve Integrity Monitor, and Paediatric Bronchoscopy, making an easy start for any new physician. Capacity exists to consider candidates eligible for provisional licensure.
Locum opportunities are also available for those interested.
Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.
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- Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
- Doctorate in Medicinr
- Candidate will be considered if eligible for provisional licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- CMPA Coverage is Mandatory
- Hours of work: Full time
- On call requirements: 1:5
- Payment Structure: Fee for Service
- Estimated Gross Income: Competitive
- Overhead: To be discussed
- Additional Incentives: Relocation: $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if international or over 3,000 km's (with eligible receipts)