General Internist

Fantastic opportunity for a General Internal Medicine specialist 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 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 this General Internal Medicine position you will be part of our talented group of 4 dedicated and collegial professionals in the Internal Medicine division providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality patient centered care. Enjoy a stimulating mix of acute inpatient medicine as well as independent outpatient clinics with a variety of options. In addition, in this position you can enjoy teaching with locally placed UBC students and Family Medicine residents. Critical care services are covered separately and not part of this position. On-call requirements are generally light and include inpatient consults at the Trail hospital and also telephone advice to physicians in the region.

Subspecialty interest is welcomed particularly with Haematology or Oncology interest, but not required.  

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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: 1:5

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $300,000 – $500,000, plus MOCAP level 1
  • Relocation assistance up to $10,000 maximum or $15,000 maximum if move is over 3,000 kms/international (with eligible receipts)

Rural Incentives:

  • Recruitment bonus: $15,000
  • Relocation:$15,000 max
  • Fee Premium: 11.34%
  • Annual retention fee: $9914 
  • CME funding: Up to 2 years $600, in 3rd & 4th year $3,600, after 4 years $6,600


Nestled in the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges and situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Trail is a thriving sports town offering innovative industry and lifestyle with an immediate population of approximately 8,000 people and a total regional catchment population of approximately 80,000. Trail boasts an excellent community atmosphere and bodes distinctive character, having an “Old World Feel.” A great place to raise a family, Trail is a special place with a friendly, welcoming and safe community offering affordable real estate, an active arts and culture community, and a variety of service clubs and organizations, outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities. Also known as “Home of Champions,” the city takes pride in its’ reputation for developing successful athletes, industries and arts and education leaders.

Truly a four season destination; breathtaking vistas, excellent powder skiing at nearby Red Mountain Resort, nature walks or biking along the mountain trail and bountiful fishing, are all minutes away. Not only is this Kootenay mountain town blessed with a central location and a temperate climate, but it is also a hotbed for technology, research and development. Trail’s exceptional education, financial and retail services ensure that its residents have everything they need at their disposal without the need to travel outside of the region. One visit and it’s easy to see why Trail is one of the most desirable communities in the Kootenay Boundary region.

Imagine working AND playing. Here is your opportunity for both in Trail BC.

We are excited to add new graduate or experienced Internal Medicine specialists to our team in Trail. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to physicianrecruitment@interiorhealth.ca.