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.
We are seeking a full time General Cardiologist to join our team at Royal Inland Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique niche setting and practice great medicine with lots of support. RIH sees over 1,500 patients in our emergency with cardiac related conditions.
Our vascular improvement clinic and Heart function clinic offers hospital based out patient service. Physician Services provides a full in-patient admitting and consultative service including holter monitoring, ECGs and loop recording service, heart function clinic, exercise stress testing, nuclear medicine support, cardiac CT and MRI support. The RACE and Pacemaker clinics operates in the new state of the art Clinical Services Building at RIH which opened in December 2016. The 4 bed CCU was opened in 2019. With the recruitment of additional physicians we will be expanding a community private consulting practice.
In the future there is opportunity to develop an outreach service to more remote communities. This is a great opportunity for any Cardiologists who are passionate about strong culture of teamwork and patient centered care. In addition to our ability to continuously develop our skills, we are a training site for medical students and residents going through their programs through UBC’s Southern Medical Program. Both medical students and residents rotate through Royal Inland Hospital as part of core and elective experiences.
We encourage applications for locum interest during the recruitment process.
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- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Full Licensure with CPSBC
- Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) is mandatory
- Hours of work: Full time
- On call requirements: 1:7
- Payment Structure
- Fee for Service
- Estimated Gross Income
- Additional Incentives
- Relocation Assistance: Applicable for 1.0 FTE positions, $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts). Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter
**Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer**