Role and Facility Information
Kamloops is a vibrant city of 86,000, set on a vast and rugged landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Famous for its’ hospitality and known as the Tournament Capital of Canada, Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city; first class accommodations and dining, a lively downtown district, modern shops, full range of businesses and wonderful recreation facilities. With eight beautiful provincial parks and more than 100 lakes it is an ideal setting for fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and camping.
Blue skies, endless sunshine, spectacular landscapes and friendly, welcoming people make Kamloops the natural place to call home and experience life to the fullest.
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. Surgical services include General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and 24/7 Anesthesia coverage.
Excellent opportunity for a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join the Mental Health department at Royal Inland Hospital in beautiful Kamloops. 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.
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!
- Compensation Type
- Estimated Remuneration
- $250,000 - $400,000, plus MOCAP level 2
- Physician Overhead
No overhead cost
Benefits and Incentives
- Relocation Funding Available
- $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)