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:

Fantastic opportunity for an Ob/Gyn to join a team of three physicians at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. If you are passionate about your work, and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless be it golf, mountain biking, hiking, rivers for fishing and other water sports, and skiing this is it!

You will have equal share of OR time in an excellent hospital with supportive specialties and share equally in on-call obligations. We have a neo-natal unit and dedicated pediatricians on site as well as urology, psychiatry, IM and general surgery. Additional support in the region, includes a group of obstetrical family physicians who do primary obstetrics as well as 4 midwives.

There are up to 35 rural surgical locum days coverage available annually. Additionally, incentives apply to physicians living and working in rural communities in BC and provide service at least 9 months a year. If interested, you have the option to join the private clinic with the other group members with shared overhead or start your own practice.

Locum opportunities also available! Please enquire.

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.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca

There is a contract in place and that we are happy to discuss details with interested applicants

** 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.

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Obstetric experience
  • CMPA coverage is mandatory Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full) is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: 1:3

Estimated Gross Income

Please enquire

Additional Incentives

Recruitment bonus: $20,000 (1.0 FTE)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 14%
Annual retention: $21,246.00
Rural CME: max of $7,800/year after 4 years in practice.

Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

Rural Incentives are subject to change and 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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