Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care! If you are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today and enjoy both professional and personal satisfaction!

Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges and situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Trail is a thriving sports town offering innovative industry and lifestyle with an immediate population of approximately 8,000 people and a total regional catchment population of approximately 80,000. Trail boasts an excellent community atmosphere and bodes distinctive character, having an “Old World Feel.” A great place to raise a family, Trail is a special place with a friendly, welcoming and safe community offering affordable real estate, an active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Also known as “Home of Champions,” the city takes pride in its’ reputation for developing successful athletes, industries and arts and education leaders.

Truly a four season destination; breathtaking vistas, excellent powder skiing at nearby Red Mountain Resort, nature walks or biking along the mountain trail and bountiful fishing, are all minutes away. 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. 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. One visit and it’s easy to see why Trail is one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary region.

Imagine working AND playing. Here is your opportunity for both in Trail BC

You will be part of our team of Psychiatrists providing service to KBRH’s 12 bed inpatient unit, consults to the medical/surgical units and the emergency department, as well as maintaining a community based practice. Duties will include, but not be limited to, patient assessment and treatment, collaboration with clinicians and managers, and assistance with the development and maintenance of appropriate programs, policies, and procedures. Opportunities are available for those with a desire to pursue an administrative leadership role or further develop a subspecialty area of interest, such as child and youth, addictions, outreach or telehealth. In addition, in this position you can enjoy teaching with locally placed UBC students and Family Medicine residents.

For a Psychiatrist with additional Child and Youth background, there is an opportunity for a diverse practice. The Child Psychiatrist will work collaboratively with inpatient psychiatry, Community Mental Health Centres and in consultation with our community-based service partners. A range of possible practice options are available and additional work can be made up by adding the following activities in varying combinations if you choose:

• Community child and adolescent mental health services in collaboration with the Ministry of Children and Family Development

• General adult psychiatry community mental health and inpatient services

• Developmental delay and mental health services

• Outreach and tele-psychiatry for children and adolescents services throughout the larger region

• Private child and adolescent psychiatry services in the community

These positions also offers the flexibility to be part time or full time. There are an abundance of affordable living options in the Trail/Rossland region. Come explore the exciting opportunities for the lifestyle of your dreams.

For those interested, locum opportunities are also available during the recruitment period.

We are excited to add new graduate or experienced Psychiatrists to our team in Trail. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 - $500,000, plus MOCAP level 2
Physician Overhead
Overhead cost associated with private practice only.

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
CME funding up to a max of $6,600/year after 4 years. Rural incentives are subject to change annually

Live and work in BC


The city of Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the Rockies region of British Columbia. Known as “Home of Champions,” the city takes pride in its reputation for developing successful athletes, industries, and arts and education leaders. Trail also boasts a moderate climate with warm summers and mild winters. Residents enjoy first-class recreational facilities, two excellent golf courses as well as opportunities nearby for mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling, and skiing.

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