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General Internist

Location: Cranbrook, British Columbia

Job ID: IHEKH-IM-559

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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.
Clinic Details — East Kootenay Regional Hospital:

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook is a 77 bed regional referral centre, serving a catchment area of approximately 82,000 people in the East Kootenays. The 4 floor facility offers 24/7 emergency services with 16 beds, a brand new state of the art 6 bed ICU, a full range of medical and surgical services including Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Psychiatry and Radiology and Urology.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist to join the team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a cohesive team and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, this is it.

In this General Internal Medicine position you will be part of our dedicated and talented group of 4 general internists and 1 respirologist in the Internal Medicine division providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Enjoy a stimulating mix of acute inpatient medicine as well as outpatient consultations services, including a rapid access TIA clinic, a chronic pulmonary disease clinic and a CHF clinic with home monitoring. In this position you will also do regular cardiac stress tests, MIBI's and stress Echo as well as holter and event monitors. Call is shared evenly between the members and involves Internal medicine consults as well as ICU. The ICU has 6 beds and is a closed unit, run by the Internists.

Future expansion may include the initiation of a pacemaker clinic, palliative care program, and we would invite additional ideas to improve outpatient care of chronic illness. Come be a part of the excitement and advancement of care at EKRH.

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!

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Eligible for full licensure with CPSBC
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full Time
  • On call requirements: 1:4 -1:5
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $400,000 plus MOCAP Level 1
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Income dependent on billings
  • RSA Incentives
    • Rural Incentives apply. Eligibility and rates are subject to change and are confirmed at time of offer.
  • Additional Incentives
    • Recruitment bonus: $20,000
    • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • Fee Premium: 14%
    • Annual retention fee: $14, 076
    • RCME: Up to 2 years $1,800; In 3rd & 4th year $4,800; after 4 years $7,800
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.
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