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High Priority

RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Cranbrook (RGPLP)

Role and Facility Information

Cranbrook is nestled in the southeast of BC, between the Rockies and Purcell Mountains. Cranbrook is the commercial and regional referral centre for the East Kootenays and is located on the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation. A family oriented town bustling with artists and small businesses. Airport nearby. It takes just minutes to get to get to excellent golf courses, beautiful lakes, world class mountain biking and hiking trails, and the Kimberley Alpine Resort.

Population: 20,047

Four family practice clinics, and the East Kootenay Regional Hospital.

Specialities include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesia, Urology, Pathology, Orthopedics, Radiology, Rheumatology.

Excellent support and collegiality.

Terms

Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Mar 01 2021 to Dec 31 2021
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday (0900-1600)
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Call hours and dates will depend on the clinic schedule

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Each clinic includes 6-9 family physicians with excellent MOA support. Access to social work and chronic disease nurses,

Local Resources

Community based laboratory and diagnostic services

Emergency Framework

Formal ER at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital. Open 24/7. Staffed by EM trained physicians and nurses.

Call Expectations

Depends on clinic

CME Schedule

EK CPD Steering Committee coordinates local CME. Currently offering physician wellness workshops, LEAP course, and monthly webinars featuring local specialist physicians. Accredited rounds to begin in September

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Child Psychiatry / Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obs and Gynae, Pediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Anaesthesia, Urology, Pathology, Orthopeadics, Radiology, GP Oncology, Rheumatology

EMR Information

EMR System

Depends on clinic, Accuro or Wolff

What training is provided for the EMR System

Onsite support available

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Welcome information provided by host clinic and East Kootenay Division of Family Practice

Orientation

Orientation takes place in clinic by previous arrangement

Social Involvement

Limited by COVID. Depends on clinic

Clinic Policy

None provided

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Numerous accommodation options are available upon request.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Rental car or own transportation

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Safeway, Save-on Foods, Real Canadian Superstore

Community Centre

Please see our website https://cranbrooktourism.com - It takes just minutes to get to get to excellent golf courses, beautiful lakes, world class mountain biking and hiking trails, and the Kimberley Alpine resort.

Other Closest Amenities

Please see our Cranbrook recruitment video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejSSdk534Kc&t=2s

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