General Internist


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:

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.

For those interested, 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.

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** 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. USA Certified Class accepted. We will recruit USA Certified Class Physicians ****Certain specialists who are not eligible for full or provisional licensure in BC may be eligible to apply for licensure in the USA certified class ****
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Please enquire
On call requirements: 5-6 days/mo.

Estimated Gross Income

$300,000 – $400,000, plus MOCAP level 1

RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000 (For Full time)
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

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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