Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Job ID: 16974

NHA-5062
NEW
Status
Open
Site Type
Clinic
Type of Position
Permanent
Locum Date Range
—- to —-
Date Range
Hours of Work
Regular / Negotiable
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
On Call
Comments
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP)
Desired
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
Obstetric
Desired
ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician with full-scope skills/experience to join a well-established Family Medicine/walk-in clinic and also provide Emergency Room coverage in Dawson Creek. The community has several clinics that work cooperatively.

This practice opportunity could also include:

• Maternity
• Primary OB
• Advanced OB with C-section (if qualified)
• Surgical assists
• Anesthesia (if qualified)

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:

• 24/7 emergency
ICU
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• Day surgery
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• General surgery
• Lab
• Medical imaging with CT
• Cancer care
• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the Northeast region of British Columbia

Position location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.
Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 – 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at Northern Health Authority.

Come and enjoy our wide blue skies and northern hospitality!

Dawson Creek is known as “Mile Zero”, where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!
The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, Pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, a full-size outdoor speed skating oval, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school, one secondary school, and one private school (kindergarten to grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers FREE parking. Westjet provides regular scheduled service to Calgary; Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern British Columbia!

REQUEST INFO
TERMS
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+ (if doing maternity, primary OB and surgical assists, all of which are available)
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.10%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 – $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) available. Relocation funding available: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice.

Summary
Specialty
Family Practice
Province / State
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
NHA-5062 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
Regular / Negotiable
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+ (if doing maternity, primary OB and surgical assists, all of which are available) 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.10%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) available. Relocation funding available: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP)
Desired
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
Obstetric
Desired 
Experience
 
Certifications
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP)
Desired
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
Obstetric
Desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Dawson Creek 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V2L 5B8 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2021-11-18
Edited on 2021-11-18