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Location: Trail, British Columbia


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Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, on the banks of the Columbia River, the West Kootenay communities of Trail and Rossland await. Enjoy breathtaking vistas year round, powder skiing at Red Mountain Resort, biking along mountain trails and bountiful fishing, all only minutes away. As a hotbed for technology, research and development, these Kootenay mountain towns provide innovative industry and lifestyle. Offering a safe, welcoming community atmosphere, affordable real estate, and outstanding recreational facilities, Trail and Rossland are wonderful locations to raise a family. Make Trail or Rossland your home and live where you work and play!
Clinic Details — Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital:

The largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays, the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed full service regional hospital serving 80,000 people in the Kootenay Boundary region. KBRH offers core specialist physician services including 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Chemotherapy and advanced diagnostic services. KBRH is the regional base for the 24-hour High Acuity Response Team (HART) consisting of dedicated critical care transport nurses, and as required, respiratory therapists, who respond to support rural and remote clinicians in the transport and management of critically ill and injured patients. Transport is supported by BC Ambulance Services (BCAS) for major medical care with transfer to Kelowna that is 313 kilometers from Trail.

Practice Details:

Fantastic opportunity for a Hospitalist to join the team at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy working within a strong culture of teamwork, dedicated to quality improvement and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless, apply today and discover the rewards of professional and personal satisfaction! In the Hospitalist position, you will be part of our talented group of 11 dedicated and collegial professionals providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Our team of hospitalists’ work in the acute inpatient medicine setting and function in a MRP (most responsible physician) role for complex medical and co-management of surgical patients, as well as palliative care. Working throughout the hospital, except in the ICU, we enjoy excellent support from our specialist and ICU colleagues. Working 8 hours a day we see an average of 12-16 inpatients per shift. Participation in after-hours call is mandatory. Our program is involved with the UBC-Okanagan medical undergraduate program, and the family medicine residency program, which both include rotations with the Hospitalist team. Other teaching opportunities are available on site (i.e. tutoring, clinical teaching) if desired on your off-days. Committee and quality improvement work is optional and encouraged. For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers. We are excited to add new graduate or experienced Hospitalist to our team in Trail. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC;
      Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Please Enquire
  • On call requirements: Mandatory
  • Payment Structure
    • Clinical Services Contract
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Range $240,000-$260,000 (for full-time), plus MOCAP level 2; BC hourly rate for hospitalists is currently $159.45
  • RSA Incentives
    • Rural Incentives apply:
      Recruitment bonus: $15,000 (for full time)
      Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
      Retention Fee Premium: 11.20%
      Retention Flat fee: $12,892.80
      Rural CME: Up to 2 years $600; In 3rd & 4th year $3.600; after 4 years $6,600
      **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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