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Psychiatrist - Locum - Psychiatry

Location: Kamloops, British Columbia

Job ID: Kamloops Locum

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Kamloops
Kamloops is a vibrant city of 90,000, 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. 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.
Clinic Details — Royal Inland Hospital:
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 258-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:

Locum location is Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in the Emergency Department and Acute Psychiatric Unit as well as Community MHSU Clinic Intake Program. RIH has a 26-bed acute psychiatric unit and provides acute psychiatric services to a range of individuals and families from throughout the Interior Health West region. This unit accepts referrals from smaller regional hospitals, community mental health programs, primary care physicians and other departments of the hospital. The Community MHSU Clinic is an Interior Health-funded mental health clinic that provides clinical services to people living in Kamloops and surrounding areas. The Clinic offers intake services as well as clinical care through multiple clinic programs including, Substance Use, Early Psychosis, ACT, Intensive Case Management, Seniors Mental Health, Counselling, and Treatment Support and Rehabilitation. There are also Telehealth opportunities to our more rural communities to provide consultation to the local general practitioners. This 3-month LOCUM position is in general psychiatry and is divided amongst two sites: RIH (80%) and Community MHSU Clinic (20%). This position provides an opportunity to work in two dynamic programs, providing inpatient care to individuals and their families as well as outpatient consultation. You would work with Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Nurses, Physicians, and others to provide the most client-centred, comprehensive care possible. You would have access to a range of medical specialists. Both programs offer the opportunity to teach medical students and family practice residents and to participate in quality improvement and program development activities. Teaching is an option given that the candidate already has an appointment through UBC Department of Psychiatry. Applicants interested in less than a full-time locum position should still apply.

Qualifications:
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full)Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full Time
  • On call requirements: 1:10
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Combined Fee for Service plus Sessions
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Fee for Service & Sessions
  • Overhead
    • N/A
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