Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Creston has a unique climate and incomparable scenery along with agricultural diversity, award winning farmer's market, VQA wineries and exceptional artists and artisans. Enjoy unlimited recreational resources: clear waters of Kootenay Lake at your backdoor, accessible skiing in several locations nearby, state-of-the-art swimming facility, ice arena, curling, several active ball diamonds, and a recently opened destination skate board park! Creston Valley Hospital (CVH) is a 20-bed Acute Care Hospital with an active 24-hour Emergency Department. All Creston GP's provide approximately 1:11 on call emergency services. Acute patient services at CVH include GP Surgery/Anesthesia/Low Risk Obstetrics, inpatient services, and Dialysis. Local Diagnostics are provided through laboratory services, imaging, ultrasound. Support departments at the hospital include pharmacy, dietary, physiotherapy and occupational therapy as well as other ancillary services.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Approx $300,000
Physician Overhead

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
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The peaceful community of Creston is located south of Kootenay Lake, sheltered between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains. Those who call Creston home enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures thanks to these mountains. This great town takes pride in its many local artisans skilled in areas such as blacksmithing, pottery, quilting, and painting, hosting annual events to display their creations.

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