Anesthesiologist - Locum


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!

Practice Details:

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail is seeking locum anesthesia support.

The hard working and dedicated team in the Department of Anesthesiology at KBRH provides Anesthesia Care for General, Orthopedic, OB/Gyn - Labour Analgesia (~300 deliveries per year, ~ 15% epidural rate), ENT, Plastics and Urology.
Anesthesia Consultation Clinic and Acute Pain Management in place.

If you are looking for a working vacation with breathtaking vistas where you can enjoy some of the area’s best mountain biking, hiking, golfing or skiing in nearby Red Mountain Resort this could be the opportunity for you!

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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.

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
  • Anaesthesia experience
  • Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full) is required; Be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons or be a non-certified specialist with additional recognized training in one of the core specialties and eligible to write the qualifying exams; Coverage with Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory; ACLS, ATLS, and/or CARE Course certification is preferred, but not a requirement;
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full-Time
On call requirements: On-call required (MOCAP Level 1)

Estimated Gross Income

Per Contract

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.

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