Specialty Anesthesiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information


Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, on the banks of the Columbia River, the West Kootenay communities of Trail and Rossland await. Enjoy breathtaking vistas year round, powder skiing at Red Mountain Resort, biking along mountain trails and bountiful fishing, all only minutes away. As a hotbed for technology, research and development, these Kootenay mountain towns provide innovative industry and lifestyle. Offering a safe, welcoming community atmosphere, affordable real estate, and outstanding recreational facilities, Trail and Rossland are wonderful locations to raise a family. Make Trail or Rossland your home and live where you work and play!

Clinic Details — Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital:

The largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays, the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed full service regional hospital serving 80,000 people in the Kootenay Boundary region. KBRH offers core specialist physician services including 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Chemotherapy and advanced diagnostic services. 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

Practice Details:

We are looking for enthusiastic and hardworking anesthesia specialists in sharing specialty anesthesia services for the elective and emergent anesthetic care provided at our Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH). Our ideal candidate is an adaptable generalist (with potential for chronic pain work, if desired) who enjoys living in a beautiful location with abundant four season outdoor recreation options.

KBRH is a busy, modern and well-resourced referral centre and our Department provides services to the entire Kootenay region with over 86,000 people. Surgical services include General, Orthopedic, OB/Gyn, ENT, Plastics, and Urology. Labour Analgesia service provides for approximately 300 deliveries per year, an epidural rate of 15%. Anesthesia Consultation Clinic and Acute Pain Management in place.

Hours of work: 7:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Monday-Friday

On-Call: 1:6

Compensation is APP contract ~ $450,000 (for 1.0 FTE) plus on-call MOCAP, and up to 10% contract incentive

*Additional benefits include;

Recruitment incentive: $15,000 (for full-time)

Retention Flat Fee: $12,893

Retention Premium: 11.20%

(*Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer)

Live in any of the neighbouring communities including Rossland, Trail or Fruitvale with a short commute to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail. The location is perfect for sports enthusiasts with incredible mountain biking trails and a stone’s throw of Red Mountain Resort, one of the best ski mountains in Canada.

For those interested: Leadership Development Opportunities with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

Locums also welcomed, travel & accommodation covered for locums until March 31, 2023.

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Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
$450,000 (for 1.0 FTE), plus MOCAP level 1, and up to 10% contract incentive
Physician Overhead
No overhead cost

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
$9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Recruitment Incentive
$15000 (For Full-time)
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME: Up to 2 years $600; In 3rd & 4th year $3.600; after 4 years $6,600 **Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.** Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs. **This job posting with Interior Health is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the ORDER.
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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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