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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Columbia Primary Care Clinic is a collegial group of 6 Family Physicians sharing a spacious clinic in downtown Trail. We are looking for two part time or one full time Family Physician to join our growing team. There is the opportunity to combine family practice with other work such as OR assists, Hospitalist shifts, GP obstetrics, GP paediatrics, GP psychiatry, Long term care, or ER shifts. For those that enjoy teaching, Trail is a UBC teaching center and the clinic is involved in teaching medical students and family practice residents. The clinic MDs support each other in taking up to 8 weeks off per year for holidays and CPD.

Our office offers a friendly and efficient environment with support from our experienced MOAs and Registered Nurse with in-clinic access to a Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, and Primary Care RN. The clinic layout boasts a welcoming waiting room, a minor operating room (OR), and each GP has an office/exam room with a view of the Columbia River and a well-equipped second exam room. We currently use Intrahealth Profile as our EMR and are providing a mix of in person and virtual care.

Specialty support available at the nearby Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital includes Anesthesia, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, ICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastics, Urology, Pathology, ENT, and Ophthalmology.

Living in the Kootenays is amazing. Nearby Rossland has been named Canada’s Best Ski Town by US Today for 2 years in a row and features 2,919 feet of vertical at Red Resort. There is great cross-country skiing at Blackjack, mountain biking on over 200 kms of maintained trails, hiking, an aquatic centre in Trail, and the option to practice pretty much every organized sport. The area boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, good restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping.

Generous rural recruitment incentives available, including relocation funding, sign-on bonus, retention flat fee and CME allocation.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Up to $300,000 - based on full-time
Physician Overhead
Very competitive.

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
8 weeks
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
$15,000 based on FT
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer
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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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