Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Adult

Role and Facility Information

Two fantastic positions now available for Adult Psychiatrists to join a welcoming rural community setting with terrific lifestyle opportunities! Join a collaborative mental health team of social workers, therapists and outreach nurses as well as community general practitioners committed to developing innovative approaches to meet needs for psychiatric services across the lifespan.

Our primary shared goals include meeting community needs using innovative integrated care models, and collaborating with family practitioners to develop and implement a patient medical home model, consistent and aligned with the IHA Mental Health and Substance Use Program and with Ministry and Government priorities. The successful candidate, in collaboration with local family practitioners, will provide urgent consultative support to the Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH)medical/surgical units and emergency department.

KLH is a 30-bed community hospital providing high quality health care services to residents and visitors of Nelson and the surrounding area of approximately 28,000 people.

For interested candidates, there may also be an opportunity to participate in providing regional call services to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail.

For those interested, locum opportunities are also available during the recruitment period.

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 new graduate or experienced Psychiatrists to our team in Nelson. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 - $400,000

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
11.62%
Retention Flat Fee
$12,107
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000
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Live and work in BC

Nelson

Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world-class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the storybook charm and community welcome you.

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