Job Posting
full time General Surgery at Northern Health Authority
Prince George, British Columbia
Job ID: 16904

Northern Health is seeking to fill one permanent General Surgery position in Quesnel. The selected candidate will join one General Surgeon and Obstetrician Gynecologist currently providing service to the area.

Quick Facts
• Quesnel services a population of 25,000
• Only 1 hour drive to Prince George or 1 hour flight to Vancouver
• Learn more at
• Closest airport is Quesnel (YQZ)

General Surgery
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
General Surgery Position in BC
Call Frequency
Start Date
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Retention Premium:16.52%
Retention Flat Fee:$19,016.88
Relocation Funding:$9000-$15,000
Recruitment Incentive:$20,000
Qualification Requirements
FRCPC (eligible) 
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
GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with:
• 36 bed facility
• 24 acute beds
• 3 maternity beds
• 4 ICU beds
• 5 Acute Mental Health beds
• 24/7 Emergency Department
• Operating Room which accommodates our 2 general surgeons
• Internal Medicine
• Simulation Lab for the physician and staff training and education
• Laboratory
• Medical Imaging, including ultrasound and CT scan
• Pharmacy
• Cancer/Ambulatory Care
• Inpatient Physiotherapy
• Respiratory Therapy
• Chronic Disease Management & Dietician services.
• Home and Community Care and Home Support Services
• Brand New Urgent Primary Care Centre attached to the hospital
• New updates to the Radiology Department with new CT/US

+ PLUS we are pleased to announce that we will have a newly-redeveloped, state-of-the-art, approximately 1,550 square-metre (16,684 square-feet) Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit space at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital! 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Quesnel is a charming city with an area population of about 25,000people, located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the heartland of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. We take pride in our City, an active, green and connected community that is keen to diversify its economy, culture and people. Our lifestyle is enviable. Within minutes you can travel from our downtown core to some of the best fishing, hiking and wilderness adventures in the world. Our renowned Riverfront Trail system affords its users a superb walking and cycling experience while being able to take in the breathtaking scenic vistas of the Fraser and Quesnel Rivers.

There is so much to enjoy during the beautiful four seasons in Quesnel. Annual events include Music Festivals and Billy Barker Days, when the entire community participates with a rodeo, live entertainment, mid-way and the downtown turns into the Gold Dust Mall. The rest of the year locals enjoy:
• Many lakes
• The beautiful river front trail
• Farmers market
• Nearby Barkerville
• Skiing and Snowboarding at Troll Ski Resort
• Equestrian agri-plex
• Fitness centers
• Golf courses
• Indoor soccer facility
• Arts and Recreation Centre with pool, gym, art gallery, pottery room and dance studios
• Ice arena
• Performing Arts Festival
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2021-09-02
Edited on 2021-09-02