The department of Diagnostic Imaging is taking applications for a general radiologist position at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC. This regional hospital is the referral center for the East Kootenay catchment area: from Golden in the north to Creston in the south, and to Fernie/ Sparwood in the east.
This general practice position includes all modalities with a variety of non-vascular interventional procedures. while we currently have limited mobile MRI access, a permanent fixed Magnet will be in place in early/mid 2018. The 4 person team is collegial and looking forward to introducing a new colleague to this amazing region during the summer of 2017. Plans for a 5th team member are also underway.
Candidates should be FRCPC certified or qualified to sit the Canadian Radiology Fellowship examinations.
Vacation: ~12 weeks/year
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East Kootenay Regional Hospital is centrally located in 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 and Urology.
Cranbrook is a thriving city with a population of about 20,000 and 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 4.5 hours to Calgary (403 km), 8 hours to Kelowna (526 km), 1 hour to Creston (107 km). and 3.5 hours to Spokane, WA (306 km). Cranbrook's airport runs multiple flights to Calgary and Vancouver daily.