Specialty Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Subspecialty Physiatry

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health Authority is seeking a Physiatrist to provide service at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia, in Prince George, BC. The selected candidate will join an exceptionally compatible and united group of physicians who are encouraged to explore their full practice potential in our University Hospital Medical School setting.

The hospital provides tertiary rehabilitation services in both highly developed inpatient and outpatient areas across the spectrum of rehab services including:

• Stroke

• Brain Injury

• Amputee

• Multi-trauma

• Complex Orthopaedics

• Psychiatry

• Medical sub-specialty areas

Well informed interdisciplinary teams are functioning at a high level, and current with developments in

• Stroke Rehabilitation

• Physiotherapy

• Occupational Therapy

• Speech Language Pathology

• Social Work

• Recreation Therapy

• Chronic Pain Clinic

Related Health services include:

• UHNBC Northern Centre for Functional Rehabilitation

• MS Clinic

• Geriatric Assessment and Treatment Unit

• Memory Disorders Clinic

• Spiritual Health

• Pre-admission clinics for elective surgeries

• Post Physiotherapy Clinics for TKR

• Outpatient Physiotherapy

• Outpatient Occupational therapy services such as burn treatments and splinting

• Outpatient Neuro Services.

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a regional population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions.

On-call requirements are consultative secondary call with a fully developed Family Physician service.

UHNBC

1475 Edmonton St.

Prince George, BC

V2M 1S2

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 +/-

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
12.60%
Retention Flat Fee
$12,668
Relocation Funding Available
$see other benefits
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
$15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada: $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. ** This incentive is not available to physicians moving from a community within BC where a Recruitment and Retention agreement currently exists **
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Live and work in BC

Prince George

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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