Internal Medicine


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:

Are you an internist who excels at deciphering medical mysteries, connects with patients empathetically, and tackles healthcare challenges with resolve? If so, the internal medicine team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital eagerly awaits! At KBRH, being an Internist transcends specialization: it's a true calling. It's about bringing your dedication to the table, collaborating seamlessly, and relishing the countless lifestyle offerings that come with being part of this community.

Comprising six insightful and collegial professionals, the internal medicine team delivers care within a bustling acute inpatient hospital setting at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. As a future colleague, you'll embrace the role of a true general internist, skilled in providing prevention, diagnosis, and treatments across a wide spectrum of diseases and conditions. You'll have access to a range of electrodiagnostics, including Holters, ECGs, and cardiac stress testing, equipping you with valuable tools to enhance your diagnostic capabilities.

Do you possess unique skills or exciting passions to showcase? Rest assured, we possess the flexibility to accommodate a variety of talents and areas of expertise. You'll exhibit an inclination for delivering comprehensive inpatient care services within internal medicine, while also expressing genuine interest in providing outpatient services. As you become a central figure in the local medical community, you'll collaborate with peers, provide comprehensive care, share resources, and advocate for patients.

You can fully immerse yourself in your internal medicine practice, as critical care services are managed independently and are not part of this position.

Through our partnership with UBC, KBRH takes pride in being the designated home site for ICC medical students and family practice residents, while also welcoming visiting UBC IM Fellows. Beyond molding 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. At KBRH, an invigorating and vibrant future awaits.

If you are a motivated and resolute internist, 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 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 internists, 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. Heather Stefanison at 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.

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Licensure, or eligible for licensure, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)

    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: We are committed to accommodating your preferences and ensuring a suitable work-life balance.

On call requirements: The on-call responsibilities are 5–6 days a month. They are generally undemanding and encompass inpatient consultations at KBRH, as well as providing phone support to neighbouring communities.

Estimated Gross Income

Anticipate an estimated gross annual income ranging from $300,000 to $400,000, determined by a fee-for-service payment structure and MOCAP level 1.

RSA Incentives

Recruitment incentive: $15,000
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: $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:

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.

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