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Rheumatologist

Location: Trail, British Columbia

Job ID: IHKBH-RHEUM-4511

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Trail
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!
Facility 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:

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!

Facility 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-

This is your opportunity to be the first full time Rheumatologist in the natural paradise setting of Trail/Rossland, BC and be a part of the development of this new service. In the past, this was provided by 2 local internists. The area is growing and along with that, a need for a Rheumatology specialist.

With all things new, the practice responsibilities are negotiable, and the interests and priorities of the successful applicant will play a big role in what the practice could look like. You will be well supported by the existing team of Internists who have previously provided general service in rheumatology to the area. Support to GIM on call is welcomed for those interested, but not required. An opportunity to share a clinic with overhead costs being negotiable is available.

In this position you can also enjoy the rewards of teaching as KBRH is a community training site for the UBC medical school and sees a steady flow of residents and medical students on a regular basis.

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.

Join a collegial medical team in a community setting where lifestyle activities are endless and grow your practice along with the population in this exciting new position.

Qualifications:
    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full-time
  • On call requirements: GIM call is available but not mandatory
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $250,000 plus
  • Overhead
    • Negotiable
  • RSA Incentives
    • RSA Incentives
    • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • Recruitment incentive: $15,000
    • Retention fee premium: 11.34%
    • Retention flat fee: $11,401
    • CME: Up to 2 years $600; in 3rd & 4th year $3,600.00; Over 4 years $6,600.00
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