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High Priority

RSLP - Psychiatry Specialist needed for East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Role and Facility Information

Locum call coverage needed in Cranbrook for any weeks between April 2022 and March 2023. Locums provide call coverage of acute inpatient ward as well as consultation liaison for ED, Pediatric and Medical wards. Mental Health assessment team assists with Emergency patients. Psychiatrist on call will receive calls from regionwide physician requesting on-call assistance. The workload is facility based and no clinics. The site is a level 2 On Call MOCAP. Cranbrook has many hiking & biking trails and multiple lakes within 10-20 minute drive.


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Apr 01 2022 to Mar 31 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Wednesday 9:00AM to Wednesday 9:00AM shift rotation

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Outpatient clinic is on site at EKRH

Local Resources

X-ray, Mammography, CT, Ultrasound, Bone Densitometry, MRI

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

On call rotation is Wednesday to Wednesday 24-hr shifts, provide coverage for psych inpatients, liaison for emergency, pediatric and medical ward patients. Receive calls from physicians from the region who require on-call assistance at their site.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

No information specified

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

meditech instructions provided in site orientation guide

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Welcome package and site tour provided.


Contact site medical administration for hospital privileges. Orientation package emailed prior to start date.

Social Involvement

No information specified

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

To ensure full reimbursement, contact the Locums office to assist with all travel arrangements, based on the government accommodations rate. For more information, email or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada and Pacific Coastal Airlines to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport, or drive.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Major city amenities.

Community Centre

recreation centre with spin studio, pool, squash court with in 1 block from facility.

Other Closest Amenities

Major city amenities.