Job Posting
full time Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Job ID: 17004

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
You will require a license to practice medicine in the province of British Columbia. To check your eligibility for licensure: https://www.healthmatchbc.org/register.aspx

NHA-5091
NEW
Status
Open
Site
Dawson Creek & District Hospital
Site Type
Hospital
Type of Position
Permanent
Locum Date Range
—- to —-
Date Range
Hours of Work
Full Time
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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible
ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Northern Health is seeking a General Internal Medicine Specialist for Dawson Creek BC, a vibrant and youthful Northern city with a population of 13,000. New grads are welcome!

Dawson Creek Hospital serves as the Regional Centre for the surrounding area, and helps serve the larger population of the beautiful Peace River Region, approximately 70,000. The Hospital has 31 acute beds and 3 higher acuity beds, plus 15 regional adult psychiatric beds.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides:
• 24/7 emergency
HAU
• Medical imaging with CT
• Orthopedic surgery
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• General surgery
• Day surgery
• Cancer care
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• Lab

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

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

Dawson Creek is also known as “Mile Zero”, where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins! The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, an art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art Ovintiv Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

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

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

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school, one secondary school, and one private school (K-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.

The region’s main industries are agriculture, tourism, natural gas, forestry, transportation, and construction.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Dawson Creek!

REQUEST INFO
TERMS
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$400,000+
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
$ $26,591.40
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 to $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Relocation funding available: $9,000 if relocating within BC; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada. 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-5091 Internal Medicine Subspecialty General Internal Medicine
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Estimated Remuneration
$400,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service 
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Negotiable 
Additional Benefits
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.10%
Retention Flat Fee
$ $26,591.40
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 to $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Relocation funding available: $9,000 if relocating within BC; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice. 
Qualification Requirements
Education
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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible 
Experience
 
Certifications
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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible 
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
Dawson Creek Hospital serves as the Regional Centre for the surrounding area, and helps serve the larger population of the beautiful Peace River Region, approximately 70,000. The Hospital has 31 acute beds and 3 higher acuity beds, plus 15 regional adult psychiatric beds.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides:
• 24/7 emergency
• HAU
• Medical imaging with CT
• Orthopedic surgery
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• General surgery
• Day surgery
• Cancer care
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• Lab
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Dawson Creek is also known as 'Mile Zero', where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins! The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, an art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art Ovintiv Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

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

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

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school, one secondary school, and one private school (K-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.

The region's main industries are agriculture, tourism, natural gas, forestry, transportation, and construction.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Dawson Creek! 
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 2022-01-06
Edited on 2022-01-06