Kamloops is a vibrant city of 100,000, 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.
Clinic 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.
Royal Inland Hospital is seeking multiple Anaesthesiologists to come and join our team. If you are looking to practice 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 provides Anaesthesia Care for General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Urology, and also manage Multiple Trauma cases for pediatric and adult patients. The group is also assisted by 6 highly qualified Anesthesiology Assistants. The Department also provides teaching to senior residents that rotate through RIH during their elective time.
This is a hospital-based position with 15 hour weekday and 12 hour weekend calls (approx. 1 weekend/month), on-call remuneration, and the potential for 10-12 weeks off per year to enjoy the local recreational activities. Public holidays distributed equally among colleagues. Full pre- and post-call to maintain good working conditions. For those interested, there may be opportunities to do locums or other short-term work.
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.
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!
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Anaesthesia experience
- Coverage with Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
- Hours of work: Full-time
- On call requirements: 1:9
- Payment Structure: Service Contract
- Estimated Gross Income: Group Clinical Services Contract ~ $550,000 + MOCAP Level 1
- Overhead: No overhead cost
- Relocation assistance: $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 km’s with eligible receipts.