Cranbrook, situated in the stunning Kootenay region of British Columbia, offers a lifestyle rich with cultural and outdoor adventures, backed by a strong sense of community. This unique place isn't merely a location but a setting where dreams flourish, and life brims with possibilities.

The landscape around Cranbrook is a playground for the active soul, with Wasa and Moyie Lakes for water enthusiasts, and the St. Mary River providing a scenic route for canoeing and kayaking. The nearby mountains offer trails for hiking, biking, and rock climbing, while winter brings skiing and snowboarding adventures along the Powder Highway.

Cranbrook’s cultural life pulses with energy, from local art galleries and performances to unique brewpubs and cafés. The community is engaging, offering events and activities that welcome newcomers and integrate them into the local fabric.

Families benefit from Cranbrook’s reputable K-12 education system, including public and private schools. Newcomers find a warm welcome through various events and volunteer opportunities, with housing options ranging from affordable single-family homes to condos and townhouses, catering to diverse preferences.

Embrace a lifestyle where breathtaking scenery and plentiful activities integrate seamlessly with a warm, welcoming community. This singular blend makes Cranbrook make it an unparalleled place to call home.

Practice Details:

Shape the future of radiology in Cranbrook. At East Kootenay Regional Hospital, your expertise as a general radiologist and your compassion will be pivotal in delivering the highest quality diagnostic care to our patients.

Joining our team empowers you to use a broad spectrum of modalities and partake in a diverse array of non-vascular interventional procedures. Through our PACS system, you’re seamlessly connected to peripheral hospitals and imaging clinics, ensuring a cohesive workflow and immediate access to patient data for better-informed diagnostic decisions.

In our Medical Imaging Department, innovative technology is at your disposal to enhance the comprehensive diagnostic services you provide as a general radiologist. Central to our facilities is the Siemens Magnetom Aera 1.5T wide bore MRI, a tool you’ll rely on for producing detailed, high-definition images. Conveniently positioned next to the ICU tower, a spacious technologist suite and patient prep area are available to streamline your workflow and patient interactions. Our facility’s recent upgrade to a SPECT CT in the Nuclear Medicine Department enriches your diagnostic toolkit, especially valuable if you bring expertise in echocardiography and nuclear medicine.

Your wide-ranging skills as a general radiologist form the foundation of our practice, and we are committed to creating an environment that values your expertise and supports your dedication to delivering outstanding diagnostic services to our patients.

As part of EKRH’s affiliation with UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, you’ll integrate mentoring and hands-on learning into your routine, advancing your teaching abilities. Through regular CME sessions and abundant bedside teaching opportunities with residents and medical students at EKRH year-round, you’ll further develop your skills. This blend of patient care and clinical education creates a professional experience that is both fulfilling and impactful.

Your involvement in initiatives aimed at Physician Quality Improvement (PQI), supported by Doctors of BC, empowers you to lead meaningful advancements in healthcare, growing as a clinician and feeling energized by talented specialist colleagues.

Discover a career where your impact is immediate, and your contribution is crucial. Welcome to a new era of healthcare at EKRH, where every day is a chance to reshape the future of medicine.

Shape the Future of Healthcare: Begin Your Legacy Here
If you’re an innovative and patient-centred radiologist, elevate your career at East Kootenay Regional Hospital, where your expertise can change lives. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! Email your CV to Physician Recruitment today. It's better here!

Are you interested in practicing at EKRH, but prefer part-time hours? We welcome your preference for balance and flexibility! We recognize the vital role of talented radiologists, even on a part-time basis.

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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.

Call Schedule:

Hours of work: We want you to love life in and outside work, and we'll do our best to support your work-life balance.
On call requirements: Expect a 1:7 on-call rotation with standby fee and call-back payments–plenty of time to relax and reset in between.

Estimated Gross Income

As a radiologist in Cranbrook, you can expect total compensation of around $600K annually, through a fee-for-service payment structure, plus MOCAP level 1.

RSA Incentives

Recruitment incentive: $20,000, prorated for physicians working less than full time.
Relocation: $9,000 for moves within BC, $12,000 for moves within Canada, and $15,000 for those relocating from outside Canada.
Fee premium: 14%
Annual retention fee: $21,696
RCME funding: $1,800 for up to 2 years in Cranbrook, $4,800 during your 3rd and 4th year, and $7,800 after 4 years, in addition to the Doctors of BC CME funds.

Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at the time of offer.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital:

Join us at East Kootenay Regional Hospital, an 80-bed regional referral centre serving approximately 82,000 individuals in the beautiful East Kootenay region of BC.

Our 24/7 emergency and trauma services feature a 16-bed unit and a 6-bed ICU. Our high-acuity-response-team provides mobile critical care to stabilize and transfer rural patients.

The hospital includes a level 3 lab with new PCR and MALDI/TOF machines, plus new MRI, SPECT CT, and upcoming CT scanners in the radiology department. Construction is also underway for a new NICU, renovated ER triage, and oncology and renal departments.

With our dedicated team, you’ll find top-notch care across our comprehensive range of services: internal medicine, OB/GYN, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ENT, pathology, psychiatry, pediatrics, anesthesia, radiology, urology, and family practice inpatient care.

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