Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Prince George, British Columbia
Job ID: 16567

Maternity Leave Locum

This position would be from mid-September 2021 to the end of January 2022. The role includes full-scope family practice in a clinic and on-call hospital work. The clinic is located beside hospital (UHNBC) in Phoenix medical building. The clinic has three exam rooms with a patient panel of approximately 2000 patients, all age groups. There is not an expectation to do obstetrics in this position.

This is a solo practice, with the job hours being full time, Monday to Thursday (Approx 8:30am – 4:30pm). There is one long-term locum that works Wednesday and Thursday and another one that works Friday. This role would see the successful locum cover all hospital inpatients and long-term care patients, as well as regular clinic patients. This role is part of call group so there is group coverage for weekends and week nights.

UHNBC is the Regional Hospital for Northern BC serving both the immediate population of Prince George (approximately 80,000) and is a referral center for outlying communities (total population approximately 400,000). It is the main teaching center for medical students in the Northern Medical Program of UBC and provides teaching for UBC Residents in several specialties. The BC Cancer Centre for the North is on the hospital site and includes both radiation and medical oncology services. The ongoing development of UHNBC as a regional center and teaching center makes this an exciting time to join the medical community in Prince George.

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern BC, servicing an approx. rural population of approx. 400,000 over an area of 600,000 square kilometers. Affordable housing, short commutes, vibrant arts & culture community, and outstanding recreational opportunities make Prince George a desirable community to call home. A paradise for outdoor recreation; mountain biking, hiking, kayaking in the summer, and 41 ft. of powder in the winter are just a few of the options for adventure seekers!

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, we look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Family Practice
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Locum Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
Start Date
End Date
FFS, $250,000 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000

Other Benefits: If relocating within B.C.: $9,000 If relocating within Canada: $12,000 If relocating outside of Canada: $15,000 
Qualification Requirements
CPSBC, CCFP, CMPA, ACLS (desired) 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
299 Victoria St 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Prince George 
Postal / Zip Code
V2L 5B8 
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2020-05-05
Edited on 2021-09-02