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:

Step into a role at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail, BC, where your path in neurology isn’t just a job—it’s a canvas for innovation and real-world impact. With an analytical mind and unwavering dedication to patient care, you will be instrumental in shaping the future of neurology in our community.

You’ll seamlessly blend office-based practice with interdisciplinary collaboration. In this role, you’ll provide comprehensive care through a mix of in-patient consultations and clinic work, making a tangible difference in the lives of patients across the Kootenay Boundary region. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including MRI, EEGs, and EMGs, will be at your fingertips, empowering you to deliver holistic care with precision.

Supported by the infrastructure of our acute stroke service from Kelowna, you’re part of a network that ensures top-tier care and seamless collaboration. Your influence will stretch from Nelson to Castlegar, reaching communities like Grand Forks and Arrow Lakes, amplifying your impact far and wide.

At KBRH, we understand every neurologist has unique interests and aspirations. Whether you’re drawn to the intricacies of movement disorders, the complexities of seizures, or the full spectrum of general neurology, you’ll have the freedom to sculpt your practice to align with your passions. There’s also room to innovate by leading the charge in establishing a TIA clinic, marking a leap forward in regional healthcare.

We’re actively engaged with the UBC Faculty of Medicine and residency programs, creating exciting opportunities for mentoring and immersive clinical teaching. The best part? You can weave these enriching experiences into your schedule, ensuring a rewarding blend of professional growth and contribution to medical education.

Join us at KBRH, where your work in neurology will be deeply valued, leaving an indelible mark on the well-being of the Kootenay Boundary community. This is your invitation to embark on a gratifying career journey, where your analytical prowess, empathy, and collaborative nature can flourish in an environment that champions ethical care and nurtures lifelong learning and adaptability.

Shape the Future of Healthcare: Begin Your Legacy Here
If you’re an adaptable and resilient neurologist, elevate your career at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, where your expertise can change lives. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! Email your CV to Physician Recruitment today. It's better here!

Are you interested in practicing at KBRH, but prefer part-time hours? We warmly welcome your preference for balance and flexibility! We recognize the vital role of talented neurologists, even on a part-time basis.

Step In, Stand Out: Make a Difference as a Locum
Curious about the mountain towns that have won over our physicians' hearts? Discover it firsthand with a locum! Reach out to Dr. Heather Stefanison to find out more.

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: Say goodbye to overnight calls–your evenings and weekends belong to you.

Estimated Gross Income

As a full-time neurologist in Trail, you'll earn between $300,000-$500,000, thanks to the fee-for-service model.

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.

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