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:

Elevate ENT in the heart of Cranbrook at East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH), where your unique blend of expertise and empathy positions you at the forefront of otolaryngology. We’re seeking an otolaryngologist ready to embrace the challenge of delivering comprehensive care across our community, using state-of-the-art technology to ensure optimal outcomes for patients.

Why choose EKRH? Our ENT facilities reflect our dedication to clinical excellence, equipped with the latest advancements in the field. From cutting-edge CT and MRI for unparalleled surgical planning to advanced nerve monitoring systems safeguarding patient safety during procedures, our technology suite—including image guidance tools and modern endoscopes—supports your ability to perform a broad spectrum of minimally invasive sinus and airway surgeries with precision and confidence.

Here, you’ll benefit from dedicated operating room availability, designed to complement your schedule and support the full scope of ENT surgical procedures. Our collaborative environment brings you together with a skilled team of nurses, surgeons, radiologists, and various specialists, promoting an interdisciplinary approach to care that’s both enriching and educational.

At EKRH, innovation isn’t just a buzzword—it’s a practical aspect of your daily practice, allowing you to offer leading-edge ENT solutions that make a real difference in our community. Whether your passion lies in general otolaryngology or a subspecialty, you’ll find a supportive network eager to welcome your expertise and drive for advancement.

Join us at EKRH and be part of a team dedicated to shaping the future of otolaryngology in Cranbrook. This is more than a career opportunity; it’s a chance to make a significant impact on patient lives and contribute to the evolution of ENT care in a community that values and supports your professional growth.

Shape the Future of Healthcare: Begin Your Legacy Here
If you’re a tenacious and fervent otolaryngologist, 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 warmly welcome your preference for balance and flexibility! We recognize the vital role of talented ENTs, 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 promote your work-life balance.
On call requirements: Expect approximately 1:3 rotation for on-call duties – plenty of time to relax and reset in between.

Estimated Gross Income

As an ENT in Cranbrook, you can expect total annual compensation of around $600K, through a fee-for-service payment structure, plus MOCAP level 2.

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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