Kamloops is a vibrant city of 100,000, at the northern extension of productive wine country in south central British Columbia. We sit in the middle of lakes, mountains, ski hills, and river systems. We enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, water sports, all right here in our backyard. Our community has an excellent educational system, organized sports, music and theatre. There are amenities not often found in smaller urban centres. University affiliations provide rejuvenation and an atmosphere to keep learning.
We seek Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist physicians to join our team at Royal Inland Hospital. As a Level II Trauma Centre, services are highly developed to address complex poly-trauma, brain injury, stroke, and post-intensive care rehabilitation. Broad outpatient services and a Physical Medicine Ambulatory Clinic are integrated with allied health colleagues in Speech Language Pathology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics and Prosthetics.
The opportunities include PMR focus in EMG and Trauma, with a fully accredited Neurodiagnostic lab. A second PMR focus is neuro-rehabilitation with the Stroke Unit, Stroke Team and Rehabilitation Ward. A third PMR focus is general medical inpatient rehabilitation including Geriatric and complex medical cases. We also have outpatient clinics for inpatient aftercare, musculoskeletal consultations and interventional spasticity management.
Kamloops is the northern extension of productive wine country in south central British Columbia. We sit in the middle of lakes, mountains, ski hills, and river systems. We enjoy biking, hiking, skiing, water sports, all right here in our backyard. Our community has an excellent educational system, organized sports, music and theatre. There are amenities not often found in smaller urban centres. University affiliations provide rejuvenation and an atmosphere to keep learning. Commuting to larger centres is easy, along with highly developed online support. We have a supportive network of PMR specialists in British Columbia and western Canada. Our national association, the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (CAPM&R), is active, inclusive, and supportive.
The successful candidate must possess a keen desire and have the ability to work in all areas of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation practice. Locum opportunities are available throughout the recruitment process and we look forward to welcoming you to our team.
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Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
No call required
Estimated Gross Income
$300,000 - $350,000/yr
Relocation Assistance: $9,000 -$15,000*
*Relocation Assistance is applicable for 1.0 FTE positions and is based on move location (with eligible receipts).
Part-time opportunities may be eligible for a pro-rated reimbursement, please discuss with your IH Medical Staff Recruiter
*Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*
Royal Inland Hospital:
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 273-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 and Level 1 Trauma Centres, RIH receives over 250 major trauma and 72,000 ED visits per year.
The Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower opened at RIH in the summer of 2022. Among other services, the tower includes child and adolescent mental-health and substance-use inpatient unit as well as a 30 bed general psychiatric unit (20 general and 10 high observation beds and 3 seclusion beds).