Otolaryngology Opportunities in Kamloops & Trail

KAMLOOPS

Community Details
Interior Health logoKamloops 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:
Kamloops is seeking a full time general Otolaryngologist to join our collegial group.

Candidates with additional fellowship will be considered as we have capacity to allow development of subspecialty interest, providing general otolaryngology services and call are shared. Our group works well together which allows us flexibility with our work schedules. We have a brand new clinic space 5 blocks from the hospital set up to be used by all Otolaryngologists in town. We currently have 3 OR days and 1 ambulatory care day per week that will be shared equally between all members of the group. There is also a private surgical centre in town. The operating room is completely set-up including CO2 laser, Medtronics Fusion Image Guidance System, Medtronics Nerve Integrity Monitor, and Paediatric Bronchoscopy, making an easy start for any new physician. Capacity exists to consider candidates eligible for provisional licensure.

Locum opportunities are also available for those interested.

For more information and to apply contact Raimey Olthuis at Raimey.Olthuis@InteriorHealth.ca


TRAIL

Community Details

Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, on the banks of the Columbia River, the West Kootenay community of Trail awaits. Enjoy breathtaking vistas year round, powder skiing at Red Mountain Resort, biking along mountain trails and bountiful fishing, all only minutes away. As a hotbed for technology, research and development, these Kootenay mountain towns provide innovative industry and lifestyle. Offering a safe, welcoming community atmosphere, affordable real estate, and outstanding recreational facilities, Trail is a wonderful location to raise a family. Make Trail your home and live where you work and play!

Clinic Details — Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital:
The largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays, the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed full service regional hospital serving 80,000 people in the Kootenay Boundary region.  KBRH offers core specialist physician services including 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, a Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Primary Care, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Oncology, Radiology, and advanced diagnostic services.

Practice Details:
The department of Otolaryngology in Trail is currently seeking a General Otolaryngologist. The ENT program currently has 1 full time Otolaryngologist who offers the full range of ENT services.

This is a new position due to needs in the community which currently has one Otolaryngologist. Flexibility within work schedules can be arranged.  We currently have 1.5 OR days per week that will be divided equally between the 2 surgeons.

RSA Incentives:

  • Recruitment incentive: $15,000
  • Retention fee premium: 11.34%
  • Retention flat fee: $11,401.56
  • CME: Up to 2 years $600; In 3rd & 4th year $3,600.00; Over 4 years $6,600.00
  • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.

Note:  Some eligibility requirements apply and rates are subject to change annually; current rates are confirmed at time of offer)

For more information and to apply contact Raimey Olthuis at Raimey.Olthuis@InteriorHealth.ca

Reference #: S-824