Hospitalist

Trail

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee Mountain ranges in Trail and Rossland. Discover a flawlessly orchestrated work-life synergy, indulging in nature's playground during your well-deserved days off. 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; they are home to the world-renowned Red Mountain Resort. Imagine the exhilaration of carving through fresh powder and gracefully soaring down steep slopes, all just minutes away from the comfort of your own front door.

Take your golf game to new heights at Birchbank, known for its sprawling greens, vibrant fairways, and jaw-dropping shifts in elevation. Tee off at Redstone, where Les Furber's artistic brilliance shines through, enhanced by striking rock formations, tranquil streams, glistening ponds, and immaculate white silica bunkers.

On your days off, indulge in what you love most, whether it's mountain biking, hiking, or leisurely walks along the scenic trails. Seek solace in the refreshing alpine waters of Nancy Green Lake, perfect for paddling, fishing, and swimming. Just a short drive away is the mighty Columbia River, where river surfing and kayaking await you.

With stunning landscapes and affordable real estate, you'll find the ideal setting to establish your roots. Our towns are the idyllic place to raise a family, with plenty of space to roam and a strong sense of community. Come and experience the magic for yourself – we can't wait to welcome you to our neighbourhood!

Practice Details:

When you become a part of KBRH's hospitalist team, you'll be a key player in delivering unparalleled patient care in our dynamic healthcare environment. Join our close-knit group of 15 dedicated and empathetic professionals, where your commitment is essential in providing advanced, comprehensive, and patient-centred care. Your expertise in hospital-based medical care will encompass a wide range of cases, from complex medical conditions to surgical patients and specialized care needs.

In this role, you'll be at the heart of medical care, tending to a wide spectrum of patient needs. From managing acute ailments to chronic conditions, you'll be the key physician during their hospital stay, creating intricate treatment plans, interpreting diagnostic insights, prescribing medications, and making crucial medical decisions. Collaboration is key here, as you'll work closely with a multidisciplinary healthcare team, including nurses, specialists, surgeons, and allied healthcare professionals, all aimed at providing comprehensive patient care. Navigating complex medical situations, often involving multiple comorbidities, will be your expertise, vital for making timely decisions during critical emergencies. Your day to day will include these essential tasks.

Your active participation in transitioning patients through various care phases, engagement in initiatives that uplift care quality, involvement in medical education endeavours, and steadfast advocacy for patients' medical needs. These activities will collectively enhance the overall patient care quality and continuity of their healthcare journey. Your unwavering dedication to patient-centred care and cooperative teamwork will be pivotal in nurturing a healthcare environment prioritizing excellence and compassion.

Our vibrant hospitalist program is engaged with the UBC faculty of medicine and residency programs, creating exciting opportunities for mentoring and immersive clinical teaching. The best part? You can effortlessly weave these enriching experiences into your schedule, ensuring a rewarding blend of professional growth and contribution to medical education.

Beyond moulding the minds of tomorrow's medical professionals, we also promote engagement in projects centred around enhancing Physician Quality Improvement (PQI), backed by support from DoBC. Step into a role where your input drives real change, fostering an environment of innovation and progress.

If you are a motivated and conscientious hospitalist, 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 PhysicianRecruitment@interiorhealth.ca. 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 hospitalists, even on a part-time basis.

Curious about the magic of the mountain towns that have won over our physicians' hearts? Discover it firsthand with a locum in this remarkable corner of the world. Contact Dr. Stéfanie Houde at stefhou@hotmail.com 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.

Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Licensure, or eligible for licensure, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)

    Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP) or equivalent

    Mandatory coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association


    If you’re a US-trained specialist with ABMS certification in Internal Medicine, you may be eligible to practice medicine in British Columbia under the USA Certified Class.

Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Working a standard 8-hour shift, you'll engage with an average of 12–16 inpatients per rotation.


On call requirements: You’ll contribute to after-hours call duties, which are a mandatory aspect of our practice.

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Experience the peace of mind that comes with a guaranteed income of $314,795 through an APP clinical service contract, along with MOCAP level 2, prorated for part-time positions.


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: $17,421
RCME funding: $440 for up to 2 years in Trail, $2,640 during your 3rd and 4th year, and $4,840 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:

Discover exceptional healthcare at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, the leading diagnostic and acute care facility in the West Kootenays. Committed to meeting the healthcare needs of 85,000 residents in the Kootenay Boundary region, we provide a comprehensive array of services. These include round-the-clock emergency and trauma care, a Level 2 containment laboratory (CL2), an intensive care unit, acute care facilities, a renal dialysis unit, and a neonatal ICU. Our steadfast team of specialists covers various fields such as ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, plastic surgery, psychiatry, urology, general surgery, obstetrics & gynecology, neurology, oncology, and internal medicine. As the regional hub for the 24-hour high acuity response team (HART), we ensure the delivery of expert care to critically ill and injured patients. Join our distinguished medical team at KBRH and make a meaningful impact on a hospital devoted to healthcare excellence.

Job ID:

IHKBH-FPHOSP-1615

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