Cariboo Memorial Hospital (Williams Lake)

Williams Lake is in BC’s Central Interior Region, otherwise known as the Cariboo Chilcotin Region, and is famous for the annual Williams Lake Stampede. There is a population of approximately 11,000 residents locally, and 25,000 residents in the surrounding areas. A vast array of lakes, rivers and hiking and biking trails, makes Williams Lake and the surrounding area a great place for outdoor enthusiasts to camp, fish, hunt and play during the summer months while winter months bring the enjoyment of snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding, and ice fishing for the winter months. Williams Lake has something for everyone.

CMH is a Level 2 Community Hospital in Williams Lake with a 24-hour emergency room. The Emergency Department includes 1 trauma bay, 5 Acute Monitored Beds, 1 Gyne Negative Pressured Room, 1 Psychiatric Lock Up Safe Room, 2 Cast Rooms, and 5 Streaming Chairs.

Support Resources

CMH is supported by a team of General Surgeons, OB/GYN’s, Pediatrician’s, ED Physicians, Internal Medicine, GPA, and Primary Care Physicians
The hospital provides 28 Acute Care Inpatient beds, 2 Operating Rooms, and an Obstetrical Unit.

Inpatient and outpatient services for Laboratory, Electrocardiogram (ECG), Radiology (X-Ray, U/S, and CT), Renal, Physiotherapy, and Respiratory are available. Additional Services including Home Support, Transition Liaison, Social Work, Mental Health and Substance Use, and Aboriginal Patient Navigator are also available.

ED Volume
• ED averages 20,000 visits per year, about 60 patients per day, and upwards of 70-80 in the winter months

EMR
• Meditech

Shift length
• 06:00-14:00
• 12:00-20:00
• 14:00-22:00
• 22:00-06:00

APP or FFS?
• APP

Compensation range (estimate)
• Compensation at APP rates (Emergency Medicine Area A or B, as appropriate) and RRP. PMA After Hours Premiums will also be applied for eligible hours.
• An exceptional, temporary locum recruitment incentive of $1,000 per baseline shift is available through March 31, 2024
• An exceptional, temporary locum recruitment incentive of $650 per overlap shift is available through March 31, 2024

Travel & Accommodation
• Per diem rates for meals while traveling payable per IH travel guide rates.
• Accommodations per IH travel policy.
• Paid travel time honorarium to a maximum of $1,500 reimbursed, with the amount payable based on duration of travel.

Cariboo Memorial Hospital
517 North 6th Avenue
Williams Lake BC V2G 2G8

Phone:
(250) 392-4411

Website

 

Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre (Merritt)

Rolling hills, sparkling lakes, and endless hours of sunshine every year make Merritt a haven for four-season outdoor recreation for approximately 12,000 people plus travelers. The summer offers some of the best sailing and windsurfing in North America, and nearby Nicola Lake offers endless choices for water activities. The area is also known for the beautiful horseback riding opportunities as well as camping, and fishing. An almost endless trail system renowned for mountain biking and hiking, is also at your fingertips. Winter brings champaign powder and opportunities for Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and curling.

Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre is a Level 1 community hospital with a 24-hour Emergency Room. The Emergency Department has 12 beds, with a 2-bed trauma bay, 6 monitored beds, 3 fast track beds, and 1 fast track chair.

Support Resources
The hospital also provides 11 Acute Care Inpatient beds, Inpatient and outpatient services for Laboratory, Electrocardiogram (ECG) Service, Radiology, Physiotherapy, and Spirometry. Additional services include Home Care, Home Support, Public Health, Diabetes and Dietician Teaching, as well as Mental Health services.

ED Volume
• ED averages 12,000 visits per year, about 35 patients per day

EMR
• Meditech

Shift length
• 24hrs On Call (0800 – 0800)

APP or FFS?
• FFS

Compensation range (estimate)
• $3000-$4000/day + MOCAP + REEF

Travel & Accommodation
• Locums scheduled until March 31, 2024 are eligible for travel expenses according to the IH Locum Policy.
• Paid travel time honorarium to a maximum of $1500 reimbursed, with the amount payable based on duration of travel.

Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre
3451 Voght Street
Merritt BC V1K 1C6

Phone:
(250) 378-2242

Website

South Okanagan General Hospital (Oliver)

Located in the Okanagan Valley region of BC, with its hot sunny days and fertile soil is home to several award-winning wineries and its farm-to-table offerings. Servicing a population of approximately 12,000 residents from the Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanagan Falls area as well as another 10,000 residents in surrounding rural areas. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a variety of trails in the area that appeal to hikers and mountain cyclists alike, from the leisurely hiking and biking path along the Okanagan River, to the challenging hikes of Mount Baldy and McIntyre Bluff. Fishing, golfing, and other outdoor pursuits are on hand in this beautiful area of the Okanagan Valley.

SOGH is a Level 1 Community Hospital in Oliver with a 24-hour emergency room.

Support Resources
The hospital also provides 18 Acute Care Inpatient beds, outpatient ambulatory care services including laboratory and radiology.

ED Volume
• ED averages 15,000 visits per year, about 42 patients per day

EMR
• Meditech

Shift length
• Day shift: 0700-1500
• Afternoon shift: 1300-2000
• Night shift: 1900-0700

APP or FFS?
• APP

Compensation range (estimate)
• Compensation at APP rates (Emergency Medicine Area A or B, as appropriate) and RRP. PMA After Hours Premiums will also be applied for eligible hours.

Travel & Accommodation
• Locums scheduled until April 30, 2024 are eligible for travel expenses according to the IH Locum Policy.
• Paid travel time honorarium to a maximum of $1500 reimbursed, with the amount payable based on duration of travel.

South Okanagan General Hospital
911 McKinney Road
Oliver BC V0H 1T3

Phone:
(250) 498-5000

Website