Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is seeking a General Internist to join the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia. UHNBC is located in Prince George, BC.

The successful candidate will responsible for a full spectrum of general internal medicine in Emergency and hospital wards, and will participate in a general internal medicine call schedule. UHNBC is a general hospital with ICU/CCU. Surgical services include General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Plastics and Urology. The department of Internal Medicine provides supervision and guidance to trainees covering CTUs.

UHNBC is the Regional Hospital for Northern BC serving both the immediate population of Prince George (approximately 80,000) and is a referral center for outlying communities (total population approximately 300,000). It is the main teaching center for Medical Students in the Northern Medical Program of UBC and provides teaching for UBC Residents in several specialties. A Cancer Centre opened on the hospital site in the fall of 2012 which includes Radiation and Medical Oncology. The ongoing development of UHNBC as a Regional Center and teaching center makes this an exciting time to join the Medical community in Prince George.

Prince George is BC’s northern capital with picturesque wilderness close at hand, offering a true outdoor person’s paradise - plus year-round entertainment options, from symphony concerts and theatre to family fun activities. A great place to live! Prince George offers affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs (thanks to quick commutes), and has one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Getting to and from Prince George is easy. The city is located at the junction of two major highways which act as a gateway to Northern BC. The Prince George International Airport offers direct flights to Vancouver and other destinations daily.

If you are currently practicing or within one year of graduating, and are interested in opportunities in Northern BC, we would invite you and your spouse to come and explore practice opportunities and the city of Prince George.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000 - $400,000

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
12.6%
Retention Flat Fee
$11,016
Relocation Funding Available
$15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000
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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, above-average incomes, 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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