Anaesthesiology - IHEKH-ANES-017
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Cranbrook
Cranbrook is a thriving city with an approximate population of 20,000 and has a surrounding catchment population of approximately 26,000.
Cranbrook is located in the middle of the broad Rocky Mountain Trench, on the west side of the Kootenay River, and boasts more sunshine than anywhere else in British Columbia. The stunning surroundings and idyllic climate present perfect conditions for outdoor activities such as horse riding, hiking and biking or a relaxing afternoon boating on the lake. The winter brings great opportunities for alpine skiing at Kimberley Alpine Resort just a short 30 km drive away or cross country skiing which starts right at the Cranbrook city limits. Snowmobiling is a popular activity with the locals and there is an almost limitless network of trails to discover and explore.
Cranbrook is home to the main campus of the College of the Rockies, which has over 2,500 full and part-time students from over 21 countries. There are seven elementary schools and two middle schools that feed into the city's high school: Mount Baker Secondary School, home to approximately 1,500 students.
Forestry, mining, manufacturing, tourism, trade, service and transportation make up the economic backbone of the East Kootenay region.
Cranbrook is a railway town, a mill town, a commercial centre, and an island in a sea of golf courses. It has a modern theatre and a lively arts community, a professional hockey team, a remarkable railway museum and an abundance of outdoor activities, there really is something for everyone.
Drive times to major centres are approximately four and a half hours to Calgary (403 km), eight hours to Kelowna (526 km), and one and a half hours to Creston (107 km).
Clinic Details:
  • East Kootenay Regional Hospital
  • East Kootenay Regional Hospital is centrally located one kilometer from downtown Cranbrook, serving a catchment area of approximately 80,000 people. The hospital has on-site CT, US and traveling MRI, and offers Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Psychiatry and Radiology.
Practice Details:
  • The Rural Physicians for British Columbia provide a one-time incentive payment of $100,000 for a three-year return of service. Anaesthesiology permanent position desired for 74-bed regional facility, serving a catchment area of approximately 80,000 people. Shared responsibility of workload within Anaesthesiology Department.Hours of work are negotiable.
Qualifications:
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Anaesthesia experience
    • Qualifications: Doctorate in Medicine; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) or eligible for Fellowship; Eligible for full or provisional licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia;
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory;
    • Contact: Interior Health Authority, 204-2355 Acland Road, Kelowna BC, Telephone: 250-980-1597;
    • Contact: jane.larocque@interiorhealth.ca
Call Schedule:
  • On call requirements: Negotiable
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure:
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income:
    • Inquire to discuss.
  • RSA Incentives:
    • The Rural Physicians for British Columbia provide a one-time incentive payment of $100,000 for a three-year return of service (if eligible).
    • Recruitment incentive: $20,000
    • Retention fee premium: 14%
    • Retention flat fee: $12,240
  • Additional Incentives:
    • Relocation Reimbursement: Up to $10,000 ($15,000 if moving greater than 3,000 km). Receipts required.