Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Anesthesiology

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner to for an exciting opportunity for work in Anesthesia and the Emergency Room. Put your enhanced skills training to good use in this varied and diverse practice opportunity!

Fort St John Hospital is a new state of the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 20,000 and is one of two area Emergency Rooms serving a catchment area of approximately 69,000.

The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year, currently covered by 3 full time General Practitioners with assistance from other General Practitioners in the community.

Fort St. John is the cultural and commercial center of the region, offering a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting and curling. Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter! The natural beauty of Fort St. John and the surrounding Peace Valley provides a varied terrain ideal for numerous seasonal outdoor activities. Local airport makes it easy to get away.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 ++
Physician Overhead
none

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
regular
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.3%
Retention Flat Fee
$22,923
Relocation Funding Available
$15,000
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.
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Live and work in BC

Fort St. John

The city of Fort St. John is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. From prairie farmland and boreal forest to alpine tundra and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Peace Region produces 90% of the province’s grain, 40% of its hydroelectric power and has some of the largest gas fields in North America. Fort St. John is the cultural and commercial centre of the region, offering a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting and curling.

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