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:

The regional hospital in Trail, BC, is looking for a collegial anesthesia specialist to join the group of 8 in sharing specialty anesthesia service for the elective and emergent anesthetic care provided at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Surgical services include General, Orthopedic, OB/Gyn, ENT, Plastics, Urology and Ophthalmology. Labour Analgesia service provides for approximately 300 deliveries per year, an epidural rate of 15%. Anesthesia Consultation Clinic and Acute Pain Management in place.

The location is perfect for sports enthusiasts with incredible mountain biking trails and a stone’s throw of Red Mountain Resort, one of the best ski mountains in Canada. We are excited to add enthusiastic and hardworking anaesthesiologists to our team at KBH.

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  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full Time
  • On call requirements: 1:6


  • Payment Structure
    • Service Contract
    • Provincial Anesthesia Service Contract + MOCAP + Rural Bonus
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Competitive
  • Overhead
    • No overhead cost
  • 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 incentives are subject to change and current rates are quoted at time of offer.