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!
Excellent opportunity for a General Neurologist to join the medical team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail. This is an office based practice with available space to join IM office or in collaboration with other specialties. This position would provide general neurology service with a combination of in- patient consultation and clinic work.
The KBRH provides a wide variety of services including MRI and access to EEGs and EMGs.
The hospital serves the entire Kootenay Boundary region with an EMG clinic in Nelson; EEG clinic in Castlegar and provides patient care from Grand Forks, Arrow Lakes, Castlegar and Nelson.
The Neurology department is fully supported by a robust acute stroke Neurology service run out of the Kelowna General Hospital. The collaboration includes weekly stroke neurology rounds with the team in Kelowna.
The successful candidate could choose an area in which to focus, including movement disorders, seizures etc or practice full general neurology. There is no call obligation. There would be opportunity to develop a TIA clinic potentially, if interested.
The collaboration in the hospital is a wide spectrum and includes both ICC and Family Practice residency programs. As an added bonus, you can enjoy the rewards of being actively involved in educating UBC medical students and residents. There is a well established ICC and Family Practices residency program.
Subspecialty interest is welcomed. Locum opportunities available throughout the recruitment process.
We encourage both new graduates an experienced Neurologists to apply and inquire for more information about this opportunity.
If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a strong culture of teamwork 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!
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.
Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca
** 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.
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
$350,000 to $400,000 range
Recruitment incentive: $15,000(based on full time)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Retention fee premium: 11.20%
Retention flat fee: $12,892.80 annually
CME funding: Up to 2 years $600, in 3rd & 4th year $3,600, after 4 years $6,600
NOTE: *Rural incentives are subject to change and 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.