General Surgeon


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:

A job opportunity is available for a full-time General Surgeon 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.
RIH has a collegial group of General Surgeons with a variety of clinical interests and subspecialty training. The position includes operating room resources, endoscopy, ambulatory care procedural time, on-call duties, and an in-patient trauma service. Come join our group general surgical practice to provide service to Kamloops and surrounding areas. The group has a central referral patient in-take and equally shares clinical resources.
The Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Tower opened at RIH in the summer of 2022. The tower includes new operating rooms and a surgical services suite, inpatient beds, respiratory therapy services, obstetrics services, labour and delivery and a rooftop helipad.

RIH is affiliated with UBC Faculty of Medicine. Our surgeons are involved in teaching medical students and residents.

Locum opportunities are required as part of the recruitment process.
We welcome new graduates or experienced surgeons to apply.

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In accordance with the Order of the Provincial Health Officer for Hospital and Community, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all employees and healthcare workers with Interior Health

  • • 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 • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full-time
On call requirements: Shared with all members of Division of General Surgery

Estimated Gross Income

Competitive + MOCAP level 1

RSA 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*

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).

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