Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre
Burns Lake, British Columbia
Job ID: 16566

The Clinic is seeking a full time family practitioner to join a cohesive team of four physicians. This well established private clinic has full EMR and offers creative options for sessional work in niche areas of interest such as addictions and mental health. Bring your ideas! A keen interest in Indigenous health is a must. Participation in the Emergency rota is essential, with a group of 5-7 sharing call. Services are augmented with visiting specialists. Obstetric services are not provided in this community, with deliveries accommodated in nearby Vanderhoof or Prince George.

The Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre is a 16 bed facility that opened in 2015. It sees an average of 12,000 ER visits per year. The hospital houses 13 acute care beds, 1 isolation room, 1 palliative care room, emergency services, diagnostic imaging and laboratory, as well as a primary care home with three full time physicians.

Burns Lake services a local and surrounding population of approximately 13,000.The community has a strong sense of culture and incredible local talents. With more than 4828 km of lake shoreline, world class mountain biking trails and Olympic quality cross-country skiing, work/life balance is attainable.

If extraordinary work and outstanding lifestyle are a priority for you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Family Practice
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Family Practitioner/General Practitioner (Emergency)
Call Frequency
1:5 - 1:7
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
$350,000 - $450,000 
Billing / Overhead Split
25%+/- for clinic income (% or amount per month) 
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Retention Premium 23.38%
Retention Flat Fee $23,506.92

Relocation Funding Available see other benefits
Recruitment Incentive $20,000

Other benefits: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada: $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. ** This incentive is not available to physicians moving from a community within BC where a Recruitment and Retention agreement currently exists ** 
Qualification Requirements
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 
Street Address 1
741 Centre Street 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Burns Lake 
Postal / Zip Code
V0J 1E0 
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2020-05-05
Edited on 2020-05-05