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.
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, Neurology, 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.
A job opportunity is available for a full-time Gastroenterologist at Royal Inland Hospital in beautiful Kamloops. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellent patient care. Come join our group of Gastroenterologists who provide service to RIH, as well as maintain a community based practice, and have 2 days of endoscopy time per week. A referral based practice in general gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as participation in the provincial Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, ensures a varied practice. The gastroenterologists have set up a centralized referral system and are on one EMR database (Accuro) that the successful new recruit will be invited to join. Additional GI subspecialty training is welcomed, but not required. Members of the Division of Gastroenterology provide service to the hospital on a consultative and MRP basis, as well as GI on-call service. There is a Hepatology/Viral Hepatitis clinic with specialized nurses and Fibroscan capability. Hepatology clinic participation ½ day per month or more if desired. We have EUS, ERCP, endoluminal stenting, pH studies, esophageal motility and cancer therapy (apart from radiation). RIH has interventional radiologists and have gastroenterology fellows rotating through our hospital. Great working relationships and well supported with a great group of general surgeons, GPs/Hospitalists, and highly trained RNs. There is a strong and vibrant medical staff association.
The Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower opened at RIH in the summer of 2022. The tower includes new operating rooms 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 this position you also have the opportunity to teach as RIH is a UBC site for the Faculty of Medicine including medical students and residents.
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** 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 Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
•Doctorate in Medicine
•Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
•Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
•$450,000 - $550,000, plus MOCAP level 2
• 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 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).