Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Coho Clinic
Smithers, British Columbia
Job ID: 16591

This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for – Family Medicine in incredible Smithers, BC!

Northern Health is seeking a general practitioner to join the primary care team in the beautiful Bulkley Valley. Taking over for a retiring physician, the selected candidate will join two quality, congenial GP colleagues at the Coho Clinic to provide primary, long term and inpatient care.

The Coho Clinic is located a 2 minute drive from both the hospital and long term care facility and is well supported by an outstanding MOA. The clinic uses IntraHealth EMR and has an incredibly low monthly overhead. ER and OB are entirely optional and FTE is flexible. This a turn-key opportunity!

Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 24 bed acute care facility providing emergency/outpatient, medical, surgical, maternity and palliative care services, and has one psychiatric observation unit. The facility supports home and community care services, a strong community cancer clinic, and a diverse visiting specialist/surgeon program. It also offers laboratory and radiology (x-ray, mammography, ultrasound), and pediatrics services.

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town’s Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. There are golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness, mountain biking and hiking trails. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,400 and home to some of the country’s best skiing.

There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for gr. 9 – 12.

Summary
Specialty
Family Practice
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Fee-for-Service. $200,000 plus
 
Billing / Overhead Split
$3000 per month (% or amount per month) 
Vacation / CME Leave
6 weeks vacation  
Additional Benefits
Retention Premium: 23.1%%
Retention Flat Fee: $23,225.40

Relocation Amount: $9,000-15,000
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000  
Qualification Requirements
Education
CPSBC, CCFP (eligible), CMPA 
Experience
Emergency experience required 
Certifications
ACLS and ATLS desired.  
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Coho Clinic 
Street Address 1
3708-3776 3rd Ave 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Smithers 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V0J 2N0 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
1-50 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town's Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. There are golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness, mountain biking and hiking trails. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,400 and home to some of the country's best skiing. 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
250-565-0000 
Fax
 
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Published on 2020-05-25
Edited on 2020-05-25