Job Posting
full time General Surgery at Northern Health Authority
Prince George, British Columbia
Job ID: 16745

Northern Health is seeking a General Surgeon to join the medical staff at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia in Prince George BC.

The successful candidate will hold FRCSC qualification in General Surgery and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital (the 4th largest in British Columbia) Prince George is located at the approximate geographic center of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing, above-average incomes, and a wide range of services and amenities including four provincial parks in the region, 11,600 lakes and streams within one hour of the city, 20 parks/playgrounds in the city limits, eighteen outdoor and six indoor soccer fields, seven ice rinks, two aquatic facilities (one deemed world class), 24 tennis courts, downhill and cross country ski facilities, an 11 kilometer riverfront trail system, six golf courses, a 7,000 seat multipurpose arena, a civic/convention center, 800 seat Vanier Hall, symphony, playhouse, theatre workshop, art gallery, craft guild, Western Hockley League team and a BC Junior Hockey League team.

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1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, British Columbia
V2M 1S2

General Surgery
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Northern Health is seeking a General Surgeon to join the medical staff at the University Hospital of Northern British...
Start Date
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Retention Premium: 12.6%
Retention Flat Fee: $12,668.40
Recruitment Incentive: $15,000
Relocation Inventive: $9,000 - $15,000*

*$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
In order to be eligible for licensure in BC, your postgraduate training must meet the requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Post graduate training must be obtained from an accredited and approved training program in a jurisdiction sanctioned by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Please refer to the attached PDF for a listing of those countries:  
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 2021-02-16
Edited on 2021-02-16