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Infectious Disease Specialist

Location: Kamloops, British Columbia

Job ID: IHRIH-ID-4109

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Kamloops
Kamloops is a vibrant city 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. Kamloops takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. 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.
Facility Details — Royal Inland Hospital:
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 254-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.
Practice Details:

Exciting opportunity for a third ID physician to join two other FRCPC ID specialists in a rapidly growing and evolving ID service at Royal Inland Hospital in sunny Kamloops.

Our current hospital based clinical service includes inpatient consultation service at RIH, weekday Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy/Acute Infectious Diseases Clinic, one weekly HIV clinic, one weekly multidisciplinary ID/vascular/wound clinic, telephone ID advice to physicians in the Thompson-Cariboo-Shuswap health service area, and participation in the regional MOCAP supported ID call program (approximately 1:6-8).

There are also opportunities for research and teaching medical students and residents. Participation in the General Internal Medicine service, and Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs are also options for interested individuals.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced candidates or new graduates to our team at RIH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications:
    • 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
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:6-8
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $200,000, plus MOCAP level 2 and sessionals
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
  • Additional Incentives
    • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)
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