Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Geriatric Psychiatry

Role and Facility Information

This is an excellent opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join the Department of Psychiatry at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) and the Kamloops Mental Health & Substance Use Center (KMHSU). This position provides a variety of opportunities for a fulfilling practice. At RIH, roles include management of geriatric patients on the new 30-bed inpatient psychiatry unit as well as on the high volume Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry service. KMHSU has a Seniors Mental Health Program encompassing short-term assessment and treatment for moderate to severe psychiatric diagnoses including Major Neurocognitive Disorders and case management for those with severe and persistent mental illness. Additional opportunities include virtual outreach services to rural communities and in-reach to Long Term Care Homes both local and rural.
Application for University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine positions are available and recommended leading to teaching opportunities including medical students, family practice residents and the soon to launch psychiatry residency program (July 2023) .RIH supports opportunities for Leadership roles and development.
If this position is intriguing, please consider joining us for a locum and explore your options.
We are eager to add dedicated and hardworking experienced clinicians or new graduates to our team. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It’s better here!

** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 - $400,000, plus MOCAP level 2

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
Other Benefits/Incentives
• Relocation assistance up to $15,000 based on move location (with eligible receipts) *Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer* • Initial housing available if needed
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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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