Radiologist

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:

Fantastic opportunity for a General Radiologist to join the expanding Diagnostic Imaging team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH). If you are passionate about your work, enjoy variety in your work and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today and discover the rewards of professional and personal satisfaction!



In this new position you will be the 7th radiologist in our diverse group, practicing all modalities with a variety of non-vascular interventional procedures. Peripheral hospitals and imaging clinics are linked by PACS.



In 2018, a new state of the art MRI unit was built next to a new ICU tower. It houses a Siemens Magnetom Aera 1.5T magnet (wide bore) with a large technologist suite and patient prep area. This past fall, a new SPECT CT was installed in our Nuclear Medicine department. The preferred candidate will be qualified (or eligible) to read Echocardiography and/or Nuclear Medicine but all General Radiologist applicants are encouraged to apply.



We welcome locum interest during the recruitment phase – anything from 1 week to multiple months!



We are excited to add a new graduate or experienced Radiologist to our team in Cranbrook. Live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here in the Kootenays! Email CV to physicianrecruitment@interiorhealth.ca



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.



Qualifications:
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full-time
On call requirements: 1:7 with stand-by fee and call back payments

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Competitive, plus MOCAP level 1


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:

Recruitment Incentive: $20,000 (for full-time, pro-rated for part-time position)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee premium of 14%
Annual Flat fee o $$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 BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.


East Kootenay Regional Hospital:

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC presents an exceptional opportunity for healthcare professionals seeking a rewarding career, serving as an 80-bed regional referral centre for approximately 82,000 individuals in the East Kootenay Area. We have 24 hour emergency and trauma services with 16 dedicated beds, and a 6 bed ICU. The high-acuity-response-team (HART) team provides mobile critical care for rural patients requiring advanced medical support, to stabilize and transfer patients to higher-level care. This four floor facility includes a level 3 laboratory, complete with a recently purchased PCR machine and MALDI/TOF. In the new MRI suite, there are new MRI and SPECT CT machines, with a new CT scanner earmarked for purchase. Upcoming construction projects and facility upgrades include a new NICU, renovation of the emergency department triage, and new oncology and renal departments. Our dedicated team is committed to delivering top-notch healthcare to Cranbrook and the wider East Kootenay region. With a comprehensive range of services, including internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, ENT, pathology, psychiatry, pediatrics, anesthesia, radiology, urology, and family practice inpatient care, our hospital offers an expansive platform to showcase your expertise. Join us in our unwavering pursuit of excellence and active community engagement, and experience a transformative journey as a healthcare professional.

Job ID:

IHEKH-RAD-4694

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