Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

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:
Fantastic opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist to join the team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a strong team and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, this may be the position for you!

The Internal Medicine group consists of 6 dedicated and collegial professionals, providing services in a busy acute inpatient hospital setting. The ideal candidate will be a true general internist, with comfort providing prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide breadth of diseases and conditions. This individual should be motivated in becoming a strong member of the local medical community, have an interest in providing robust IM inpatient care hospital services, coupled with a desire to provide outpatient services. Electrodiagnostics (Holters, ECGs) as well as cardiac stress testing are available. For specific other skills that an internist can provide, we are likely able to accommodate a range of interests. We are associated with UBC and have ICC medical students and family practice residents here as their home site, as well as visiting UBC IM Fellows. Participation in Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) projects is encouraged (supported by DoBC). Critical care services are covered separately and not part of this position. On-call requirements are generally light and include inpatient consults at the Trail hospital as well as phone support for our surrounding communities.

We are excited to add passionate and hardworking new graduates or experienced candidates to our team at KBRH. A locum or elective at the site is required prior to offer.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 – $400,000, plus MOCAP level 1

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
$15,000 (for full time)
Other Benefits/Incentives
**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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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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