Family Physician - Long Term Care

Kamloops

Set amid sandstone canyons, rolling grasslands, and magnificent evergreen woods, Kamloops is a flourishing city of 100,000 with an energetic character set against a stunning natural setting.

With its name stemming from the Secwépemc Tk'emlúps, meaning “where the rivers meet,” Kamloops reflects the land's geography where the Thompson rivers converge. The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc people have inhabited this region for millennia, nurturing a deep connection to their ancestral territory. Today, the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation continues their legacy, shaping Kamloops' cultural landscape.

Known for our welcoming spirit, our city has rightfully earned its moniker as the Tournament Capital of Canada, offering big city amenities including excellent eateries, unique shops and exceptional recreation facilities. We take immense pride in our dynamic arts community, showcased through venues like the BC Wildlife Park and Sagebrush Theatre, and annual events including the Kamloops Film Festival, Wild Lights and Music in the Park.

With eight beautiful provincial parks and over 100 lakes nearby, our city offers fantastic opportunities for outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking and camping. With mountain, parkland and desert fairways dotting the landscape here, we're fast becoming Canada's premier golf destination. Come winter, Sun Peaks Resort transforms into a mecca for skiers and snowboarders, just a quick 45-minute drive out of the city.

With 300 sun-filled days and the warmest people you'll ever meet, Kamloops is the perfect spot to set down roots and live life with passion.

Practice Details:

The site GP plays a core role at Ponderosa Lodge by providing MRP and consultative care for inpatients. The patient caseload consists predominantly of geriatric residents as well as those needing 24-hour nursing care. The work is rewarding due to the MRP’s ability to have a direct influence on the quality of life as our seniors age.
On-site hours are generally 0800-12:00 Mon-Fri with after-hours On Call support required
SCHEDULE:
• Mon – Fri 0800-12:00 – After Hours coverage is expected for all MRPs.

** 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.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to Karen.Cooper@interiorhealth.ca

Qualifications:
  • • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) OR Fellow of 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 ****Certain specialists who are not eligible for full or provisional licensure in BC may be eligible to apply for licensure in the USA certified class **** Could be eligible for USA certification
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: On call requirements: MRP’s are expected to provide after hour coverage and or provide the contact for the GP who will be covering After Hours urgent calls. . Over the past 2 months, the average after-hours calls for GPs has been 9 calls per month.

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Competitive


Ponderosa Lodge:

This is a senior's long-term care facility.

Job ID:

IHLTC-TERM-123

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