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 are seeking a full time General Cardiologist to join our team at Royal Inland Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique niche setting and practice great medicine with lots of support. RIH sees over 1,500 patients in our emergency with cardiac related conditions. Our cardiac rehab clinic and heart function clinic offers hospital based out patient services with an opportunity to join the cardiology private practice. Physician Services provides a full in-patient admitting and consultative service including Holter monitoring, ECGs and loop recording service, heart function clinic, exercise stress testing, nuclear medicine support, cardiac CT and MRI support. Royal Inland Hospital has a full service echo lab performing TTE, TEE, exercise stress echo and dobutamine stress echo. The RACE and Pacemaker clinics operates in the new state of the art Clinical Services Building at RIH which opened in December 2016. The four bed CCU was opened in 2019. The Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower opened at RIH in the summer of 2022. The tower includes a new operating room and surgical services suite, more beds, respiratory therapy services, mental-health and substance-use inpatient unit, obstetrics services, labour and delivery and a rooftop helipad.
In the future there is opportunity to develop an outreach service to more remote communities. This is a great opportunity for any cardiologists who are passionate about strong culture of teamwork and patient centered care. The Cardiology group is actively involved in clinical research and are currently involved with 4 national and international trials.
In addition to our ability to continuously develop our skills, we are a training site for medical students and residents going through their programs through UBC’s Southern Medical Program. Both medical students and residents rotate through Royal Inland Hospital as part of core and elective experiences.
We encourage applications for locum interest during the recruitment process.
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*This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer's mandatory COVID-19 vaccine order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Doctorate in Medicine
•Fellowship with the Royal College Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in Cardiology
•Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
• 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*
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.