Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

This is a full time established practice in a well-equipped 13 doctor clinic. It is located on the mainland 120 km northwest of Vancouver. The Community offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiasts with many, parks, beaches, lakes and hiking and mountain bike trails, there is also a local Academy of Music and outstanding cultural and recreational facilities.

Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay! Powell River is just 134 km northwest of Vancouver and accessible by car and ferry (five hours) and air (half an hour).

Forestry, tourism and fishing are the major industries. The town is large enough to offer every amenity to its 20,000 inhabitants, but small enough to maintain a friendly community ambiance. Residents enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, walking and kayaking.

Interested applicants, please apply by sending in your application cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review to:

Julian Jamieson

Physician Relations & Compensation

email: julian.jamieson@vch.ca

phone: 604-875-5084

** Please note you are from the Coastal or SPH program and quote posting number VCHA-2410.

DEADLINES:

July 19 to October 31: All interviews, clinic & site visits and resident rankings are due.

November 1 to November 30: VCH to review all applications and rankings (from the residents and clinics) for the 2 year return to service placement. Following notification to the successful candidate, the Return to Service Addendum and offer of work are to be reviewed.

December 3: VCH deadline to have a fully signed ROS addendum and offer of work fully executed before the winter break.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000
Physician Overhead
65/35% office and in-patient and 100% ER and Obstetrics

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be discussed in interview
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
10.50%
Retention Flat Fee
$9,180
Relocation Funding Available
$Up to 15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$$15,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Relocation and recruitment incentives maybe available.
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Live and work in BC

Powell River

Located on the northern Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Powell River has been nicknamed the "Cultural Capital of Canada" in recognition of its strong arts and cultural programs. Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay. Residents and visitors enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, and kayaking.

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