Staff Anesthesia Assistant


Interior Health Authority




Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH), located in Kamloops, B.C., has an immediate permanent, part-time (0.52 FTE) Staff Anesthesia Assistant opening.

Days of work are rotating; 06:00 to 14:00, 07:00 to 15:00, 09:30 to 17:30.

What we offer:
• Competitive Compensation
• Strong benefit package
• Relocation Allowance
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship and practice support
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Career laddering opportunities
• Work/Life balance

Staff Anesthesia Assistants play a crucial part in performing technical duties related to anesthesia such as testing, preparing and maintaining anesthesia equipment and supplies. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of our interdisciplinary team, you make a substantial contribution to assisting Anesthesiologists with the induction, maintenance and recovery phases of anesthesia.

RIH is a 273-inpatient bed, tertiary referral hospital offering high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. The RIH Department of Anaesthesiology provides Anaesthesia Care for General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT, Plastic Surgery, Urology, as well as managing multiple trauma cases for pediatric and adult patients. The group is home to six highly qualified Staff Anesthesia Assistants.

We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy with leadership that is committed to teamwork, engagement, and innovation. Join us at Royal Inland Hospital! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.

About this location | Set amid sandstone canyons, rolling grasslands, and magnificent evergreen woods, Kamloops is a flourishing city of 100,000 with an energetic character set against a stunning natural setting. Known for its welcoming spirit, Kamloops has rightfully earned its moniker as the Tournament Capital of Canada, offering big city amenities including excellent eateries, unique shops and exceptional recreation facilities. Locals take immense pride in the dynamic arts community, showcased through venues like the BC Wildlife Park and Sagebrush Theatre, and annual events including the Kamloops Film Festival, Wild Lights and Music in the Park. With eight beautiful provincial parks and over 100 lakes nearby, Kamloops offers fantastic opportunities for outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking and camping. With mountain, parkland and desert fairways dotting the landscape here, it is fast becoming Canada's premier golf destination. Come winter, Sun Peaks Resort transforms into a mecca for skiers and snowboarders, just a quick 45-minute drive out of the city. With 300 sun-filled days and the warmest people you'll ever meet, Kamloops is the perfect spot to set down roots and live life with passion.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.


• Graduation from a recognized school of Respiratory Therapy plus three years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Completion of an accredited post-graduate Anesthesia Assistant diploma program.
• Current certification with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT).
• Eligible for registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and CSRT.
• Current certificates in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).


$40.53 - $50.62/hr





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