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Interior Health

Anaesthesiologist Locums Needed for Urgent Summer Coverage

Canada-British Columbia-Cranbrook

EKH ANA Loc-1517356

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development.

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

Job Description

We are looking for locum anesthesia coverage at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC. for the summer of 2017.

As a regional hospital, we serve a catchment area of about 75,000 and our team shares equally in supporting three Operating Rooms, procedures in Ambulatory care, and a pre-screening clinic three days a week. This past spring we opened a new 6-bed state-of-the-art ICU, and in 2018 we expect to have a fixed MRI. Specialist services include: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Radiology, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. 

We share call equally (24/7), typically 1/5 weekends + 1 day/week. Post-call is typically a day off or a day in the pre-screen clinic. 

If you enjoy outdoor activities, you will love the many amazing opportunities that await you in this beautiful valley between the Rockies and the Purcells. The area has a thriving performing arts community and history of bring good entertainment to town. Come check us out! 

Cranbrook has an airport with regular service to Calgary, Vancouver and Kelowna. And we are an hour from the US border and a 4 hour drive to Calgary. Come live and work where others only play!


  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Anaesthesia experience
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory


  • $2,000/day minimum income guarantee contract, averaged over the assignment
  • In addition, $616 MOCAP payment per 24 hours of emergency on-call availability
  • Travel costs as per Interior Health’s Locum Policy

Looking for endless recreation this Summer in one of sunniest communities in BC? If so, Cranbrook is the
destination for you! Located in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Trench, the stunning surroundings and idyllic
climate of this community present perfect conditions for hiking, biking, boating, golfing and more.

Contact us at to talk about this opportunity!


Contact Information

Interior Health
Cheryl Bethune
Posting Date: 16-Aug-2017Anesthesiology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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