Specialty Hospitalist

Subspecialty Family Practice or Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Fantastic opportunity for a Hospitalist to join the team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a strong culture of teamwork, dedicated to quality improvement and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today and discover the rewards of professional and personal satisfaction!

In the Hospitalist position, you will be part of our talented group of 15 dedicated and collegial professionals providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Our team of hospitalists’ work in the acute inpatient medicine setting and function in a MRP (most responsible physician) role for complex medical and co-management of surgical patients, as well as palliative care. Working throughout the hospital, except in the ICU, we enjoy excellent support from our specialist and ICU colleagues.

Working 8 hours a day we see an average of 12-16 inpatients per shift. Participation in the after-hours call is mandatory.

Our program is involved with the UBC-Okanagan medical undergraduate program, and the family medicine residency program, which both include rotations with the Hospitalist team. Other teaching opportunities are available on-site (i.e. tutoring, clinical teaching) if desired on your off days. Committee and quality improvement work is optional and encouraged.

We are excited to add a new graduate or experienced Hospitalist to our team in Trail.

Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

** This job posting 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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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$292,629 annual max for full-time (1680 hours) on BC hourly rate of $174.18, plus MOCAP level 2 & incentives as indicated below.

Benefits and Incentives

Relocation Funding Available
Other Benefits/Incentives
Community Incentives: Rural content Rural Incentives include: Recruitment bonus: $15,000 Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location Fee Premium: 11.20% Annual Retention: $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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