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Emergency Medicine

Location: Kamloops, British Columbia

Job ID: IHRIH-EM-703

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Kamloops
Kamloops is a vibrant city of 100,000, set on a vast landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Here you can enjoy all the amenities of a big city, while having eight provincial parks at your door step. Come play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day fishing and kayaking or head up to Sun Peaks Four Season Resort for world class mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. Blue skies with endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.
Clinic Details — 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, RIH is a no refusal centre with an Emergency Department that receives over 250 major trauma and 72,000 visits per year.

Kamloops offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Ambulatory and Outpatient Clinics, and Diagnostic Services Support services including: a full complement of diagnostic equipment, a Clinical Neurophysiology Lab and Sleep Lab, 1.5T MRI, two CT scans, and Echocardiography. RIH also features, Stroke Thrombolysis, and provincial Tertiary Neuropsychiatry Programs. RIH is the regional base for the six-person, 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) that is utilized in remote emergency transport situations. Surgical services include General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and 24/7 Anesthesia coverage.
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.
Practice Details:

Kamloops is a vibrant city of 90,000, set on a vast and rugged landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Famous for its’ hospitality and known as the Tournament Capital of Canada, Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city; first class accommodations and dining, a lively downtown district, modern shops, full range of businesses and wonderful recreation facilities. Kamloops also takes pride in its vibrant arts community and its First Nations culture, represented in various cultural sites throughout the city, and in theatre and music festivals and events held annually.With eight beautiful provincial parks and more than 100 lakes it is an ideal setting for fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and camping. Or play a round at Tobiano golf course, ranked as one of Canada’s best! In the winter, fun and adventure awaits you with the opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just an easy 45 minute drive away, Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area.Blue skies, endless sunshine, spectacular landscapes and friendly, welcoming people make Kamloops the natural place to call home and experience life to the fullest. The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 246-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, RIH is a no refusal centre with an Emergency Department that receives over 250 major trauma and 70,000 visits per year.Kamloops offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Ambulatory and Outpatient Clinics, and Diagnostic Services. Specialty services include Acute Inpatient Psychiatry, Tertiary Inpatient and Community Psychiatric Services, non-interventional Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Gastroenterology and others. Support services include: a full complement of diagnostic equipment, a Clinical Neurophysiology Lab and Sleep Lab, 1.5T MRI, and CT scan, and Echocardiography. RIH also features TPA Stroke, Stroke Thrombolysis, and provincial Tertiary Neuropsychiatry Programs. RIH is the regional base for the six-person, 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) that is utilized in remote emergency transport situations. Surgical services include General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and 24/7 Anesthesia coverage. A dynamic, collegial and lifestyle oriented 29 person group is looking to add additional team members, and encourage both full time and part time applicants. We work under an APP contract for emergency and a MOCAP contract for our Trauma Team Leader (TTL) program, working 14 shifts a month between the two programs (if you are full time). This leaves plenty of time to take advantage of the outdoor wonderland that surrounds Kamloops. Enjoy skiing at Sun Peaks or the back country, mountain biking year round (if you dare), beautiful lakes, golf courses and world class sports facilities in the Tournament Capital Centre. And you instantly have 29 friends to do these activities with! Royal Inland Hospital is a one of the two tertiary care hospitals in the interior of British Columbia. Our department sees approximately 75,000 visits per year and is the third busiest trauma centre in BC. The hospital has just added a new clinical care tower and our department is going to be fully renovated and expanded in the next two years. Our group maintains current practice standards by holding monthly journal clubs, quality rounds and trauma rounds often at our homes, combining learning and socializing. Our learners include 3rd year medical students doing their core rotations in our hospital, 4th year students on electives, a family practice residency program with 8 residents per year, and starting in 2023 a third year CCFP EM program with 2 residents per year. In addition to seeking permanent members we are looking for short or long terms locums immediately, until we have completed our hiring. Candidates with their CCFPEM, FRCPC or ABEM are encouraged to apply.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.

Qualifications:
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada-Emerg Med (CCFP-EM)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • • Canadian College of Family Practitioners – Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM)• FRCPC EM• Doctorate in Medicine• Full License with CPSBC, CMPA Coverage• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)• Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full Time: 12-13 shifts per month with shifts of up to 9 hours
  • On call requirements: 2 days/month
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Service Contract
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $342,000 + MOCAP level 1 + FFS billings for Trauma
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
  • Additional 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*
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