In the heart of the Selkirk and Monashee Mountains, Trail is surrounded by crystal-clear lakes and lush forests that are home to a variety of wildlife. Together with nearby Rossland, these two towns provide abundant opportunities to raise families, forge lasting friendships within the community, and get involved locally. Here, you’ll find a fulfilling career and an extraordinary lifestyle that nourishes your soul.

In Trail and Rossland, winter adventures become a part of your everyday life; that’s the life you can have when you live near Red Mountain Resort, a key destination on British Columbia’s legendary Powder Highway. Imagine gliding through fresh Kootenay snow and soaring down steep slopes, minutes from your own front door.

You’ll find endless opportunities for outdoor adventure here. Hike Sunningdale or Miral Heights for breathtaking views. If you’re a mountain biker, you’ll love the singletrack trails; if you’re a water enthusiast, you’ll enjoy kayaking or paddleboarding on the numerous lakes that dot the landscape.

Hit the links at Birchbank, known for its sprawling greens, and jaw-dropping shifts in elevation. Challenge yourself at Champion Lakes’ vibrant fairways. Tee off at Redstone, where Les Furber’s artistic brilliance shines, enhanced by striking rock formations, tranquil streams, glistening ponds, and immaculate white silica bunkers.

With spectacular landscapes and affordable real estate, you’ll find the ideal setting to establish your roots. Trail and Rossland are perfect for raising families, with wide open spaces and supportive communities. Come and see for yourself—we can’t wait to welcome you to our neighbourhoods!

Practice Details:

Dive into the heart of otolaryngology innovation at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail, BC. We’re on the lookout for two otolaryngologists who are as passionate about advancing ENT care as we are. Our department is on an exciting growth trajectory, aiming to meet the evolving needs of the West Kootenays community with precision and compassion.

Why KBRH? Our ENT suite is a testament to our commitment to excellence, boasting the latest in technology—operating microscopes, mastoid drills, nerve monitoring, and sinus surgery image guidance systems. These tools are at your disposal to ensure that every procedure you perform is marked by unmatched precision and patient outcomes. With allocated OR and ambulatory care times, your days will be rich with opportunities to tackle a wide array of surgical cases scenarios.

Collaboration is the cornerstone of our practice. By joining us, you’ll become part of a cohesive network of specialists across disciplines—orthopedics, general surgery, urology, OB/GYN, and plastic surgery. This multidisciplinary synergy not only enriches head and neck surgery practices but also sets the stage for groundbreaking patient care and outcomes.

Innovation is in our DNA. At KBRH, you’ll have the platform to harness cutting-edge technologies that redefine surgical precision, enhance outcomes, and minimize invasiveness. Whether you’re a generalist or bring subspecialty expertise to the table, you’ll be stepping into a community that values forward-thinking and supports your professional journey every step of the way.

Make a difference where it counts. KBRH isn’t just another job opportunity; it’s a place where your work has a profound impact on the lives of patients and the broader community. We’re calling on dedicated ENTs who are ready to take their careers to new heights and play a pivotal role in the dynamic future of otolaryngology.

Shape the Future of Healthcare: Begin Your Legacy Here
Join us at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital and be part of a team that's shaping the future of ENT care in Trail. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! Email your CV to Physician Recruitment today. 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.

Call Schedule:

Hours of work: We want you to love life in and outside work, and we're committed to helping you achieve that perfect balance.
On call requirements: The on-call schedule offers a favourable 1:3 rotation through the Medical On-Call/Availability Program (MOCAP). Past ENTs have found on-call to be moderate, and the flexibility in scheduling effortless.

Estimated Gross Income

As an ENT in Trail, you'll earn between $350,000-$500,000, thanks to the fee-for-service model MOCAP level 2.

RSA Incentives

Recruitment incentive: $15,000, prorated for physicians working less than full time
Relocation: $9,000 if moving within BC, $12,000 within Canada, and $15,000 from outside Canada
Fee premium: 11.48%
Annual retention fee: $17,790
RCME funding: $600 for up to 2 years in Trail, $3,600 during your 3rd and 4th year, and $6,600 after 4 years, in addition to the Doctors of BC CME funds.

The above numbers are based on a full-time position and may be prorated for physicians working less than full time. Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at the time of offer.

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital:

With a steadfast commitment to the health and wellness of the 85,000 residents across the region, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) guarantees personalized and comprehensive care for each member of our community.

Our capabilities extend from providing round-the-clock emergency and trauma care to specialized units for intensive care, acute medical conditions, renal dialysis, and neonatal intensive care. This means we’re equipped to handle the most critical demands with precision and compassion, ensuring no need goes unmet.

Transitioning from emergency to specialized care, the expertise of our dedicated specialists encompasses areas like ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, plastic surgery, psychiatry, urology, general surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, neurology, oncology, and internal medicine. Their knowledge and skills make them the cornerstone of our healthcare services and patient outcomes.

Central to our mission is the 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART), which highlights our role as the regional hub, offering expert care to critically ill and injured patients. This underscores our position as the key healthcare facility in the region, ready and equipped to tackle high-acuity cases with skill and care.

At KBRH, our identity goes beyond being a healthcare provider; we’re a community dedicated to medical excellence and compassionate care. Join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives we touch and contributing to a legacy of health and well-being.

Job ID:

IHKBH-OTO-4212 1570

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