Paediatrician - IHKBH-PED-1640
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Trail is a safe, relaxed city with an immediate population of approximately 8,000 people and has a total regional catchment population of approximately 80,000.
The City of Trail is situated on the Columbia River in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia; it is a community with outstanding recreational facilities and an abundance of outdoor activities.  In addition, it has an active art and culture community and a variety of service clubs and organizations.
For residents and visitors alike Trail offers a wealth of activities, from golfing and fishing to mountain biking, hiking, skiing and hockey. 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. The Teck Lead-Zinc Smelter complex is located in Trail and drives the regional economy. The city is also home to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, the largest diagnostic and acute care hospital in the West Kootenays. 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. Driving times to major centres are approximately five hours to Kelowna (309 km), eight hours to Vancouver (625 km), eight hours to Calgary (656 km), and three hours to Spokane, Washington (220 km).
Clinic Details — Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital:
The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is a 75-bed facility that offers specialist services, core medical services and advanced diagnostic services to the residents throughout the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. As one of four service area hospitals operating in the Interior Health Authority network of health care facilities, KBRH provides hospital services to a regional population base of approximately 80,000 people. Located between Grand Forks and Nelson, KBRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Level 2 Laboratory, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Acute and Obstetrical Care, Orthopedics, Plastics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, and Chemotherapy. 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:

Come experience living and working in the beautiful Kootenay Boundary Region.

We are recruiting a third pediatrician to join us in providing community consulting services to the region, including a community consulting practice with hospital-based acute care. Our 75 bed regional referral centre includes a designated paediatric ward and level 1B nursery. Hospital-based consulting includes the emergency room, case room, nursery, and inpatient paediatrics.

We work closely with a tight knit group of obstetricians, family-practice based obstetrics providers and midwives, as part of our larger maternal-child department.

Our two-pediatrician outpatient clinic, located near the hospital, welcomes a third physician to join our collegial practice. Our schedule is flexible and family-friendly. Opportunities exist for career development, including developing and practicing an area of special interest or expertise. Undergraduate and resident teaching. Opportunity to provide funded outreach clinics to Castlegar, Grand Forks, Salmo, and Nakusp, if interested. A new hospital-based paediatric telehealth room will be available for sub specialty consults. The region is well suited to outdoor enthusiasts with endless downhill skiing, nordic skiing, mountain biking and hiking in Rossland, Trail and the surrounding area.

    • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Full time
  • On call requirements: 1:4 Funded call
  • Payment Structure
    • Equal share of costs in clinic
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $325,000
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Estimated income based on historic billings.
  • Overhead
    • % share of clinic overhead costs
  • Bill Split
    • TBD
  • RSA Incentives
    • Rural Incentives rates are subject to change annually but currently include:
    • Recruitment Incentive $15,000 (for full time)
    • Relocation: $15,000 Max.
    • Annual Flat fee of: $9,914
    • Fee Premium of 11.34%
    • CMA support to a max of $6,600 after 4 years.