Specialty Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Practice Details:

Kamloops is seeking a full time general Otolaryngologist to join our collegial group.

Candidates with additional fellowship are encouraged to apply 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 supervise candidates on a provisional license.

Community:

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, rafting, hiking, mountain biking and camping. In the winter, fun and adventure awaits you with the opportunity for skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating.

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:

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.

It's better here! Apply now and come work where others only play!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Competitive
Physician Overhead
To be discussed

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
$10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if international or over 3,000 km's (with eligible receipts)
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Live and work in BC

Kamloops

Kamloops is a vibrant city that takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come here and play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day kayaking, or head up to Sun Peaks for mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding. With something for everyone, Kamloops is a great place to live, work and play.

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