Family Physician - Private Clinic


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:

This is your chance to join an established group practice in Trail, BC. This opportunity has it all - and then some - for you to design the practice you want, steps from world-class outdoor recreation, yet with big city amenities.

Columbia Primary Care is a collegial group of six Primary Care Providers sharing a spacious clinic in downtown Trail. The practice offers a mix of patients, and the clinic providers support each other in taking up to 8 weeks off per year for holidays and CPD.

Our office offers a friendly and efficient environment with support from our experienced MOAs and Registered Nurse, and in-clinic access to Primary Care Network resources including Social Worker and Primary Care RN. There is additional access to regional PCN resources including a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Pharmacist, Respiratory Therapist, Registered Dietitian, and Aboriginal Health Coordinator. We currently use Med Access as our EMR and provide a mix of in-person and virtual care.

The clinic layout boasts a welcoming waiting room and a minor operating room (OR), and each Primary Care Provider has an office/exam room with a view of the Columbia River and a well-equipped second exam room. The clinic has GP subspecialty practices including Dermatology, Diabetes, and Pain Management. It is also a teaching practice for third year medical students and family practice residents. Further specialty support, available at the nearby Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, includes Anesthesia, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, ICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastics, Urology, Pathology, and Ophthalmology.

Lucrative New-to-Practice Salaried contracts are available (up to full-time) to physicians who don't have an established patient panel in BC. Care for up to 800 patients under a 2-year salaried contract with generous recruitment incentives for new grads (Additional $25,000 sign-in bonus and up to $130,000 in debt repayment - including private loans and line or credits). Enquire for details.

Compensation types include the option to choose from the Fee-for-Service or the Longitudinal Family Physician payment model.

Living in the Kootenays is amazing. Nearby Rossland has been named Canada’s Best Ski Town by US Today for 2 years in a row and features 2,919 feet of vertical at Red Resort. There is great cross-country skiing at Blackjack, mountain biking on over 200 kms of maintained trails, hiking, an aquatic centre in Trail, and the option to practice pretty much every organized sport. The area boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, good restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping.

Generous rural recruitment incentives are available, including relocation funding, sign-on bonus, retention flat fee, and CME allocation.

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: 30-35/week
On call requirements: Please enquire

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000.00 (based on FTE Amount)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 11.48%
Annual Retention: $17,790.72

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.


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