Cranbrook is a thriving city, cradled on a gentle plain by snow-capped mountains. Boasting the most sunshine in British Columbia, Cranbrook’s idyllic climate presents the perfect conditions for outdoor adventure in all four seasons. Hike or cycle the local trails, play a round of golf, or relax on one of the many lakes only minutes from the city. During winter, enjoy cross country and alpine skiing at nearby resorts, or snowmobiling on the almost limitless network of trails. Cranbrook offers unique shops, farmers markets, cafés, sports arenas, an aquatic centre, cinema as well as two theatres and heritage culture. With Cranbrook’s magnificent scenery, friendly people, and small town charm, it is considered by many the ideal place to raise a family and the ultimate location to live, work and play.​

Practice Details:

The regional hospital in Cranbrook, BC, is looking for a collegial anesthesia specialist to join the group in sharing specialty anesthesia service to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. Our team supports three Operating Rooms, procedures in Ambulatory care, and a pre-screening clinic three days a week. If you enjoy teaching, there are opportunities with medical students, residents, and supporting rural doctors in the area to maintain/upgrade their skills.

The location is perfect for sports enthusiasts, this beautiful valley between the Rockies and the Purcells allows for incredible skiing, mountain biking, fishing, and more! The area also has a thriving performing arts community and history of bringing lively entertainment to town. We are excited to add an enthusiastic and hardworking anesthesiologist to our team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital, come be a part of the excitement as we grow!

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

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** 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.

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • •Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) – Anesthesiology •Doctorate in Medicine •Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: 1:5

Estimated Gross Income

Competitive (for 1.0 FTE), plus MOCAP level 1, and up to 10% contract incentive

RSA Incentives

RSA Incentives:

•Rural Incentives include:
•Recruitment bonus: $20,000
•Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
•Fee Premium: 14%
•Annual retention fee: $21,246.00
•RCME: Up to 2 years $1,800; In 3rd & 4th year $4,800; after 4 years $7,800

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.

*Incentives are subject to change & current rates are confirmed at time of offer.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital:

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook is an 80 bed regional referral centre, serving a catchment area of approximately 82,000 people in the East Kootenay Area. This facility offers 24/7 Emergency services with 16 monitored beds, a modern 6 bed ICU, and supported by a comprehensive Medical Imaging program. The East Kootenay Regional Hospital is currently under construction to support a new SPECT CT that will be ready for use in Fall of 2022.

A full range of medical and surgical services is offered including Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Anesthesia, Radiology, Urology and Family Practice inpatient care service.

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