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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity for someone wanting only half time radiology position! Enjoy half time, or with coverage for colleagues, expand the work into something more.

The ideal candidate for this half time Radiology position will be someone with Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Royal College certification and someone who enjoys outdoor recreation and the family life that a rural community can provide. Our collaborative general radiology team provides CT (two 64 slice units), Ultrasound including echocardiography, Bone Mineral Density, Diagnostic Digital Mammography with stereotactic biopsy, and MRI services. The successful candidate would be expected to be competent in core interventional radiology and mammography. We share pro rata in the workload for each modality and our on-call rotation is 1-2 days a week and 1 in 8 weekends.

Trail is home to the regional hospital for the Kootenay Boundary area of about 70,000 people. All specialist services excluding thoracic surgery and neurology/neurosurgery are provided, affording the opportunity to build close collegial relationships with specialists from other disciplines. The hospital has a renal unit, oncology suite and 6 bed ICU.

While we do not currently take advantage of UBC Teaching opportunities, there is the opportunity to do so as the Kootenay Boundary is a UBC teaching site.

Consider a locum to check out the area! Nuclear Medicine is not needed for locum interest.

Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! The Trail-Rossland area benefits from a variety of recreational activities. Our local ski hill, Red Mountain, is along the powder highway. Rossland claims to be the mountain biking capital with over 300km of maintained trails. Numerous lakes and golf courses for summer fun are present within the area. Recreational opportunities abound!!

The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed facility that offers specialist services, core medical services and advanced diagnostic services to the residents throughout the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. As one of four service area hospitals operating in the Interior Health Authority network of health care facilities, KBRH provides hospital services to a regional population base of approximately 80,000 people. Located between Grand Forks and Nelson, KBRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, and Chemotherapy. KBRH is the regional base for the 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) consisting of dedicated critical care transport nurses, and as required, respiratory therapists, who respond to support rural and remote clinicians in the transport and management of critically ill and injured patients. Transport is supported by BC Ambulance Services (BCAS) for major medical care with transfer to Kelowna that is 313 kilometers from Trail.

Trail is a safe, relaxed city with an immediate population of approximately 8,000 people and has a total regional catchment population of approximately 80,000.

The City of Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia; it is a community with outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities.  In addition, it has an active art and culture community and a variety of service clubs and organizations. 

For residents and visitors alike Trail offers a wealth of activities, from golfing and fishing to mountain biking, hiking, skiing and hockey. Not only is this Kootenay mountain town blessed with a central location and a temperate climate, but it is also a hotbed for technology, research and development. The Teck Lead-Zinc Smelter complex is located in Trail and drives the regional economy. The city is also home to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, the largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays. Trail’s exceptional education, financial and retail services ensure that its residents have everything they need at their disposal without the need to travel outside of the region. Driving times to major centres are approximately five hours to Kelowna (309 km), eight hours to Vancouver (625 km), eight hours to Calgary (656 km), and three hours to Spokane, Washington (220 km).

Contact Information

Kailee Thornekailee.thorne@interiorhealth.ca2504697070
Posting Date: 16-Mar-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Part-Time Open 1 ASAP
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