Hospitalist - Locum


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:

At East Kootenay Regional Hospital, your expertise propels hope and exceptional care. Step into a locum role where your impact is immediate, your work meaningful, and your dedication to patients, paramount.

Collaborate with a close-knit team to deliver advanced medical care, including intricate conditions and specialized treatment. Benefit from strong support and collaboration from ICU and specialist colleagues, and contribute to comprehensive, quality care throughout the hospital.

Your responsibilities span a broad spectrum of medical care, overseeing and addressing the healthcare needs of admitted patients, from acute ailments to chronic conditions. As the primary physician during patients' hospital stays, you'll orchestrate complex treatment plans while collaborating with a multidisciplinary healthcare team comprising nurses, specialists, surgeons, and allied healthcare professionals.

Step In, Stand Out: Make a Difference as a Locum
Curious about the mountain towns that have won over our physicians' hearts? Discover it firsthand with a locum in this remarkable corner of the world. Reach out to Dr. Elena Schroeder to find out more.

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: Working a standard 8-hour shift, you'll engage with an average of 14–18 inpatients per rotation.
On call requirements: You’ll contribute to after-hours call duties, which are a mandatory aspect of our practice.

Estimated Gross Income

You’ll be compensated on the APP clinical service contract’s hourly rate of $187.38, plus MOCAP level 2.

Additional Incentives

At EKRH, we offer a locum exception for hospitalists that covers travel and accommodations, enabling you to focus on care as you discover the wonders of this unparalleled destination.

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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