Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital
Masset, British Columbia
Job ID: 16964

Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner for 0.5 FTE position (2 days a week in clinic) in Masset (consideration will also be given to candidates seeking 0.5FTE practice). Masset is very low volume site, but the work can be very challenging. The selected candidate will share a practice with one other physician and cover approximately 628 patients.

Along with clinic work, family physicians work in the Emergency room and cover Hospital in-patients. Call is 24 hours, with the following morning allocated to walk-in appointments and the afternoon off for post call. Weekend call is from Saturday morning to Monday morning with the rest of Monday booked off.

Masset is situated along the shoreline of Masset Sound on Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, and is the largest village on the island. Major industries are logging, fishing and tourism. Masset provides services for a larger rural area with a population near 2,300 including Tow Hill (unincorporated) and Old Masset (IR). Incorporated in 1961, the Village of Masset (pop. 1,000) is the oldest of the islands municipalities.

Family Practice
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Family Physician in Haida Gwaii
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
APP - $257065 for 0.5 FTE including retention benefits 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Relocation Assistance: $9000-15000 
Qualification Requirements
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital 
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
The Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital is an eight bed facility (four acute and four long-term care) with Emergency. Services provided are:
• General medicine
• Community Health
• Public Health
• Mental health
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
People from all over the world visit Masset to enjoy the areas of pristine beauty, rich sports including surfing, kite boarding, fishing and unique culture. As well, Masset is known for its endless hiking trails, magnificent beaches and exceptional birdwatching opportunities. World renowned artists hail from Masset and can be found at studios around the village and at our close neighbor, the Haida community of Old Masset.
• Top destination for pacific sport salmon and halibut fishing
• Whale watching tours
• Delkatla wildlife sanctuary is home to a vast selection of migratory birds
• Golfing with spectacular views of the Dixon Entrance

Quick Facts
• Average temperature ranges from 15°C (high) to 5°C (low)
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• Average house cost is $100,000
• Closest airport is Masset (ZMT) 
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2021-11-09
Edited on 2021-11-09