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.
Hillside Center – Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) – Adult Psychiatrist- part time and/or full time
Hillside Psychiatric Centre is a 47 bed Acute Tertiary facility located on the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) campus.
The Hillside is a regional psychiatric center placed in the heart of Interior Health that services both adults and older patients with acute illness and/or behaviours that need very special care.
Core skills and competencies:
• Exceptional assessment and diagnostic skills
• A general understanding of rural and remote community care systems
• Advocacy experience
• Experience with a broad range of complex psychiatric illness with a particular focus on severe and persistent mental illness,
• Knowledge in substance use disorders and neuropsychiatric conditions
• General Psychiatry skills required for call responsibilities at RIH
There is a lot of flexibility in this role – it can be as part time or full time as you want and the vision for the future is wide open with so much potential to grow!
If you have a real appetite for academics – there are opportunities for academic positions with UBC. If you think this is you…contact us!
For those interested, 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.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
** 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)
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC.
Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
Full and/or Part-Time
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
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*