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:

Dive into an unparalleled opportunity for a general radiologist at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in Trail, BC, where your radiology expertise is the key to transforming healthcare. As a leader in medical imaging, KBRH is in constant evolution, adapting to meet the diverse needs of our community with a comprehensive array of services.

From foundational interventional radiology to innovative solutions in diagnostic mammography, nuclear medicine, and bone densitometry, you’ll cater to a wide range of patients. With the latest technology at your fingertips, you’ll deliver imaging services that impact patient care and outcomes.

In our collaborative environment, you’ll join forces with dedicated colleagues to solve complex diagnostic puzzles and refine patient management strategies. Your keen eye for detail as a general radiologist will play a crucial part in early disease detection, optimizing individual recovery paths and overall health outcomes. Leverage advanced digital radiography and AI-enhanced imaging to push the boundaries of radiological precision.

Our forward-thinking approach is exemplified by the imminent completion of a new MR suite, set to revolutionize our imaging capabilities. Equipped with dual CT scanners and four ultrasound facilities, we are synonymous with diagnostic excellence and groundbreaking advancements.

Beyond diagnostics, KBRH stands as a dynamic hub for learning and mentorship, maintaining a strong affiliation with the University of British Columbia (UBC). Here, you’ll have the privilege of imparting your knowledge as a general radiologist to undergraduate students and family medicine residents, playing a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare. Your engagement in the educational process will not only catalyze the growth of aspiring medical professionals, but also enrich your own expertise and expand your impact.

With the support of Doctors of BC, you can spearhead Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) projects, placing you at the forefront of innovation and quality care practices. As both an educator and innovator, you’ll foster a culture of continuous learning within our department and the wider medical community.

This role promises not just professional fulfilment but a chance for a general radiologist to make a profound impact on the well-being of the Trail community. With opportunities for advancement, including specialized training and research initiatives, you’re poised to remain at the vanguard of radiological science.

Join us and contribute your expertise, commitment, and vision to a team that values innovation and the transformative difference we make in the lives of those we serve.

Shape the Future of Healthcare: Begin Your Legacy Here
If you’re a collaborative and adaptive radiologist, 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 radiologists, 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. Gonzalo Ansede to find out more. Our current locum exception policy for has you covered for travel and accommodation costs (within reason, of course!) That way, you can relax and focus on what you do best—providing excellent care.

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: You'll enjoy the flexibility of working on-site at KBRH, as well as reporting from the comfort of your home station.
On call requirements: After-hours on-call coverage for CT is expertly facilitated through reliable teleradiology services.

Estimated Gross Income

Anticipate an attractive estimated gross annual income based on a fee-for-service payment structure.

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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