Kamloops is a vibrant city, located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, with an immediate population of approximately 86,000 and a medical catchment population of approximately 250,000.
Set on a vast and rugged landscape, with eight beautiful provincial parks, and more than 100 lakes it is an ideal setting for fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, and camping. Award winning mountain biking is available at Sun Peaks Resort Bike Park and the Tobiano golf course is ranked as one of Canada’s best. Winter brings the opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just 45 minutes out of town Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area.
Clinic Details: Royal Inland Hospital
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 246-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 62,000 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 Trombolysis, 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.
Royal Inland Hospital has a full-time opening for a Gastroenterologist. Come join a group of 3 other FTE Gastroenterologists who provide service to RIH, as well as maintain community practice, and have 2 days of endoscopy time per week. A referral based practice as well as participation in the provincial FIT program ensures a varied practice. Additional training in IBD, Hepatology or motility is preferred.Members of the Division of Gastroenterology provide service to the hospital on a consultative and MRP basis as well as a 24/7 on-call service.
On call remuneration is Level II through the provincial MOCAP program. There is also teaching opportunity as RIH is a UBC site for medical students.
Hours of work: Full-time
On call requirements: 1:4 (one in four) Medical On-Call Availability Program, Level Two (MOCAP, Level 2)
Fee for Service Estimated Gross Income $400,000 - $500,000
RSA Incentives: Relocation assistance: $ 10,000 maximum or $ 15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 km’s with eligible receipts.
NOTE: Amounts stated above are current at time of printing as per Ministry of Health and Interior Health policies and are subject to change. Please contact us for current information.
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