Psychiatrist - Tertiary


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.

Practice Details:

We seek an Additions Psychiatrist to join our expanding team of physicians at Royal Inland Hospital/Kamloops Mental Health and Substance Use Team in Kamloops, British Columbia. We offer opportunities across the spectrum of addictions care including inpatient, consult-liaison, community and concurrent disorder/complex care. Our goal is to care for clients of all ages and their families in a comprehensive and seamless manner while eliminating health care inequities. If you pride yourself in being a team player who enjoys working collaboratively with a wide range of disciplines and stakeholders and have a passion to develop and grow programs and services, com join our multidisciplinary team and contribute to health system change.
Our site has several opportunities to participate in the development of colleagues from peers through medical students, family practice residents and the soon to launch Interior Psychiatry Residency program (July 2023). Faculty positions at UBC, Faculty of Medicine are encouraged and there is assistance available for the application process. RIH supports opportunities for leadership roles and development.
If this opportunity is intriguing, please consider joining us for a locum and explore your options. We are eager to add dedicated experienced clinicians or new graduates to our team. Apply today to work, live 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.

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC. Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Part/Full Time
On call requirements: 1:12

Estimated Gross Income

$350,000 - $400,000/yr plus MOCAP Level 2

Additional Incentives

Relocation assistance $9,000 - $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

*Incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer*

Royal Inland Hospital:

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a UBC teaching hospital and one of two tertiary hospitals in Interior Health. Our facility serves a catchment of approximately 250,000 and has 273 beds.
The Royal Inland Hospital is a unique place to work where Medical Staff culture and collegiality in combination with a collaborative relationship with Hospital Administration maximizes opportunities for job satisfaction and quality of care.

Kamloops offers high-level, specialty medical care including Cardiology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Nephrology, Respirology, and Rheumatology. Diagnostics offered include a Clinical Neurophysiology Lab and Sleep Lab, MRI, two CT scans, and Echocardiography. RIH is the regional base for the High Acuity Response Team (HART) that transports critically ill patients throughout the region. Surgical services include General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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