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Specialty Anatomical Pathology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital, located at the foot of the Rockies in beautiful Cranbrook, BC, is seeking an Anatomical or General Pathologist to complete our 4.75 FTE pathology team. Our group performs approximately 10,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical cases and 10-15 hospital autopsies per year, as well as non-gynecological cytopathology, and frozen sections. There is also an opportunity to perform coroner’s autopsies if interested. We provide medical leadership for all of the Interior Health laboratories in the East Kootenay region. The vibrant, dedicated technical and support staff and engaging relationships shared with our clinical colleagues make for an exceptional work environment. In conjunction with a diverse, well-rounded practice and location which engenders work-life balance, pathology in Cranbrook offers a highly fulfilling career.

The ideal candidate will have strong skills in surgical pathology and be able to work well within an independent practice in a small group environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships with the hospital and laboratory staff are also important.

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital serves a catchment of approximately 80,000 people, and supports a Level 4 BCCA oncology clinic, on-site MRI, and specialist services in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Urology, ENT, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, and Radiology.

Cranbrook is an outdoor paradise with breathtaking scenery and wildlife, within 2 hours drive of 5 ski hills, a 30 minute drive to your choice of 6 golf courses, and home to world-renowned rivers and lakes for fishing, boating, kayaking or rafting. There are also multiple sites for camping and hunting as well as a plethora of hiking, mountain biking, and road biking trails waiting to be explored. Cranbrook has a robust educational system with great public and private schools including French immersion, and a local community college with courses available to the public and access to the arts with a modern theater and local symphony. We are a thriving community – something for everyone! Cranbrook is home to the College of the Rockies and an international airport, and is located 4 hours (392 km) from Calgary and 6 hours (529 km) from Kelowna.

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
$363,030 for 210 service days
Physician Overhead
No overhead cost

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
14%
Retention Flat Fee
$12,240
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000-$15,000 based on move location
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000

Live and work in BC

Cranbrook

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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