Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice

TRAIL – Columbia Family Care Clinic


Columbia Primary Care Clinic (IHA-7608)

This is your chance to join a very well-established group practice in Trail, BC. This opportunity has it all - and then some - for you to design the practice you want, steps from world-class outdoor recreation, yet with big city amenities.

Check out this fantastic video showcasing physician life in Trail, BC:


Columbia Primary Care Clinic is a collegial group of 6 Family Physicians sharing a spacious clinic in downtown Trail. We are looking for two part-time or one full-time Family Physician to join our growing team.  There is the opportunity to combine family practice with other work such as OR assists, Hospitalist shifts, GP obstetrics, GP pediatrics, GP psychiatry, Long term care, or ER shifts. For those that enjoy teaching, Trail is a UBC teaching center, and the clinic is involved in teaching medical students and family practice residents. The clinic MDs support each other in taking up to 8 weeks off per year for holidays and CPD.

Our office offers a friendly and efficient environment with support from our experienced MOAs and Registered Nurse with in-clinic access to a Social Worker, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, and Primary Care RN. The clinic layout boasts a welcoming waiting room and a minor operating room (OR), and each GP has an office/exam room with a view of the Columbia River and a well-equipped second exam room. We currently use Med Access as our EMR and provide a mix of in-person and virtual care.

Specialty support available at the nearby Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital includes Anesthesia, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, ICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Plastics, Urology, Pathology, ENT, and Ophthalmology.

Living in the Kootenays is amazing. Nearby Rossland has been named Canada’s Best Ski Town by US Today for 2 years in a row and features 2,919 feet of vertical at Red Resort. There is great cross-country skiing at Blackjack, mountain biking on over 200 kms of maintained trails, hiking, an aquatic centre in Trail, and the option to practice almost every organized sport. The area boasts a thriving arts and culture scene, good restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping.

Generous rural recruitment incentives available, including relocation funding, sign-on bonus, retention flat fee, and CME allocation.


  • Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service/ Longitudinal Family Physician Payment Model
  • Estimated Remuneration: Up to $300,000 - based on full-time
  • Physician Overhead: Very competitive.


Vacation Leave: Negotiable

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:

  • Retention Premium: 11.20%
  • Retention Flat Fee: $12,892.80
  • Relocation Funding Available: $9.000-$15,000
  • Recruitment Incentive: $15,000 based on FT

Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.


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