Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Fantastic opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist to join the team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) 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.

EKRH is a 77 bed regional referral centre, serving a catchment area of approximately 80,000 people. The 4 floor facility offers 24/7 emergency services with 16 beds, a new 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.

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.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 - $500,000, plus MOCAP level 1

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
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 loan forgiveness programs.
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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. Hike or cycle the local trails, play a round of golf, or relax on one of the many lakes only minutes from the city. The mild winter is perfect for cross country and alpine skiing at nearby resorts, or snowmobiling on the almost limitless network of trails. For more urban pursuits, Cranbrook offers shopping, cafés, sports arenas and a lively arts and cultural community. With Cranbrook’s magnificent scenery, friendly people, and abundant activities, it is the ultimate location to live, work and play.

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