Nephrologist/General Internist


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 Internal Medicine Department is pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity now available at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Here is your chance to join a supportive and collaborative medical community as a Nephrologist (0.5 FTE)/General Internist (0.5 FTE) in beautiful Trail, BC.

The Internal Medicine group currently consists of 6 dedicated and collegial professionals, managing an interesting variety of cases. The Nephrology service covers a full spectrum of care including general consults, dialysis, ICU care, and post transplant care - all in an established hospital clinic setting.

This role will also find you providing telephone advice to physicians across the Kootenay region. KBRH offers the perfect opportunity to practice the collaborative management of chronic disease (heart failure, CKD, etc.), ambulatory care, heart failure, stress tests in a busy acute inpatient clinic setting. Option to join outpatient private clinic if so desired. Critical care services are covered separately, and are not part of this position.

 The ideal candidate will enjoy taking part in teaching locally placed UBC students and Family Medicine residents, by providing interesting and stimulating learning opportunities. Participation in Physician Quality Improvement (PQI) projects is encouraged (supported by DoBC). On-call requirements are generally light and include inpatient consults at the Trail hospital.

We are always excited to add passionate, hardworking, and talented members to our team – experienced candidates or new graduates welcome to apply. If you are passionate about your work and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where you really can enjoy the endless lifestyle opportunities available in the area, apply today and discover the rewards of true work life balance!

Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!


  • 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: Nephrology 0.5 FTE/ General Internal Medicine 0.5 FTE
  • On call requirements: 6 days/mo.


Payment Structure: Fee for Service

Estimated Gross Income: $300,000 – $500,000, plus MOCAP level 1

Additional Incentives

Rural Incentives include:

 • Recruitment bonus: $15,000

• Relocation:$9,000-$15,000 based on move location

• Fee Premium: 11.20%

• Annual retention fee: $ 12,892.80

• CME funding: 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.**