Family Physician - Urgent and Primary Care Clinic (UPCC)

Cranbrook

Tucked between towering peaks, glistening lakes, and rolling foothills lies Cranbrook—the heart of British Columbia's scenic Kootenay region. This extraordinary haven is not just a place; it's an experience for the soul. Whether you have a passion for the arts, crave exhilarating adventures, or seek the warmth of a close-knit community, Cranbrook offers it all.

Lose yourself in the pristine beauty of Wasa and Moyie Lakes, where swimming, paddleboarding, and windsurfing await. Set off on a river safari along the mesmerizing St. Mary River, navigating its currents on a canoe, kayak, or raft. The angler's paradise of the Kootenay and Bull rivers teems with rainbow, cutthroat, and bull trout.

Swing like Arnold Palmer on any of the region's seven championship golf courses, including Shadow Mountain and Wildstone. The vast network of trails beckons you to push your limits with mountain biking, hiking, and climbing across seven unique crags.

The Powder Highway, a veritable playground for winter sports enthusiasts, runs through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, with renowned destinations like Fernie, Kimberley, and Fairmont just an hour away from Cranbrook. Experience heart-stopping, adrenaline-filled days carving down alpine bowls, shredding uncrowded trails, and conquering daring steeps.

Immerse yourself in Cranbrook's pulsating arts scene, savour locally brewed craft beer, and delight in farm-to-table cuisine. Discover a community where families flourish with a broad spectrum of recreational activities that captivate children's imaginations. Consider picturesque towns like Kimberley or Jaffray as your home base—only a 25-minute commute from Cranbrook, balancing convenience and serene beauty.

Step into a life where your dreams find space to grow, where the only limits are those of the horizon. Welcome to Cranbrook, where boundless opportunities await.

Practice Details:

Balance is important so come a join the team at the Urgent and Primary Care Clinic (UPCC) in Cranbrook either part-time or full-time depending what works with your schedule.

As a General Practice Physician, you will work with members of the care team at the Cranbrook Urgent and Primary Care Clinic (UPCC). This state of the art clinic will provide longitudinal, urgent, and episodic care to the community of Cranbrook. This is an excellent opportunity for physicians to work as part of an interprofessional team.

The UPCC team consists of general practitioners (GPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), registered nurse team lead, primary care registered nurses (RNs), social workers (SWs), medical office assistants (MOAs), and a dedicated operational manager. The team will focus on members of the general population with non-life threatening illnesses or injuries who need access to same-day care, including those who are unattached.

Imagine a career that bends to the rhythm of your life, where the balance between professional fulfillment and personal wellbeing isn't just a dream, but your daily reality.

At our UPCC, you are invited to redefine what it means to be a dedicated physician. Our flexible model allows you to tailor your hours to complement your existing practice or personal commitments.

Step into a collaborative team where your expertise as a Family Practitioner is not just needed but celebrated. Together, you ensure that urgent care flows smoothly and effectively, meeting the pressing needs of the community with precision and empathy.

If you're ready to infuse your medical practice with newfound flexibility and join a team where your clinical acumen will make a tangible difference, we invite you to consider this unique opportunity.

For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

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Qualifications:
  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Fellow of 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: 08.30-20.00 weekdays and 09.30-20.00 weekend / Stats
On call requirements: yes

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Competitive


RSA Incentives

Rural incentives include:
Recruitment bonus of $20,000
Fee Premium: 14%
Retention flat fee: $21,246.00

Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.
Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

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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Job ID:

PCRA-FPUCC-4860

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