Specialty Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Kootenay Bone and Joint Group is recruiting for an Orthopaedic surgeon to join our team. The successful candidate will be a general orthopaedic surgeon. Subspecialty training in Foot and Ankle, Arthroplasty, and/ or Trauma will be considered assets.

The successful applicant is expected to:
• Provide MOCAP level one on-call coverage, call is equally distributed and averages 1:5.
• Operate at KBRH & open an elective practice in the Trail/ Rossland area. Opportunity to join existing practice with 3 other orthopaedic surgeon with shared overhead costs and office space.
• Teach medical students and residents during their orthopedic surgery rotations
As part of the selection process, it is expected that shortlisted candidates will work as a locum for a determined period of time in order to allow the candidate to become familiar with the team, the work site, and the community before the final decision is made.

The West Kootenay region offers unparalleled outdoor recreation, including world class alpine and nordic skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and golf. The area has excellent public anglophone and francophone schools and a very friendly and welcoming community.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 - $500,000
Physician Overhead
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Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
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May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$9K within BC, $12K within Canada; $15K internatlionally
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000 for full time
Other Benefits/Incentives
Additional Rural Incentives include: • Recruitment incentive: $15,000 (for full-time) • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location • Fee Premium: 11.20% • Annual Flat Fee: $12,892.00 • 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.
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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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