Psychiatrist - General Adult


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:

Excellent opportunity for a General Adult Psychiatrist to discover the rewards of career satisfaction working within a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care! If you are looking for a diverse practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today!

In this role, you will be part of a team of Psychiatrists providing service to KBRH’s 12 bed general adult inpatient unit, providing consults to the medical/surgical units and the emergency department, and maintaining a community based practice. This position entails a mixture of inpatient and outpatient work and offers the flexibility to be part-time or full time. Duties will include, but not be limited to;
• patient assessment and treatment,
• collaboration with clinicians and managers,
• and assistance with the development and maintenance of appropriate programs, policies, and procedures.

Our team strives to provide quality psychiatric care to residents throughout the Kootenay Boundary region and there are opportunities to engage in outreach to outlying communities and provide telehealth services. This role offers teaching opportunities to locally placed UBC students and Family Medicine and Psychiatry residents. Opportunities are also available for those with a desire to pursue an administrative leadership role or further develop a subspecialty area of interest, such as addictions.

Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

We are excited to add a passionate and hardworking psychiatrist to our team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. There are an abundance of affordable living options in the Trail/Rossland area. Apply today and explore the exciting opportunities for the lifestyle of your dreams. Email CV to

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.

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Flexible
On call requirements: 1:4

Estimated Gross Income

$300,000 - 500,000, plus MOCAP level 2

RSA Incentives

Rural incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 11.20%
Annual retention fee: $12,892.80
CME funding: Up to 2 years $600, in 3rd & 4th year $3,600, after 4 years $6,600
REAP bursary for 5th year residents

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 BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.

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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