Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Emergency

Role and Facility Information

Join an experienced rural physician and a nurse practitioner in the lovely rural BC setting of New Denver on Slocan Lake!

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Just over an hour from Nelson, we serve a catchment area of approximately 1500 with good local amenities that include a K-12 school. The Medical Clinic, the ER, and the 28 bed nursing home all share the same facility and overhead costs are negotiated with the Health Authority.

Physicians provide 24/7 ER coverage and typically schedule half day clinics. The EMR system is Intra Health Profile. Billable income is enhanced by MOCAP Level 1 on-call funding for ER coverage and we receive rural incentives as noted below. The ER coverage is not onerous and we have telehealth capability in the trauma room. You will see all ages, acute and chronic illnesses, and occupational injuries from mining and logging plus increased activity in summer months with tourism. Our team is collegial and positive, making work a pleasure. The position is now open. Temporary rental arrangements on property may be possible. New grads welcome, as are international graduates who are eligible for provisional license in BC

Our great rural lifestyle includes such favorite activities as boating, biking and snowmobiling. We are casual by nature!

Come live and work where others only vacation!



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Please enquire
Physician Overhead
to be negotiated with the Health Authority

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$15,000 max
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000 (prorated for FTE)
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME also available up to a max of $5,720/year after 4 years of service. Please note that rural incentives are determined by the Province and not the Health Authority so rates could fluctuate. Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.

Live and work in BC

New Denver

New Denver is situated on the beautiful Slocan Lake with the Selkirk Mountain range to the east and the Monashees to the west. Rich in history and natural beauty, this scenic village has a strong sense of community and is an ideal location for work and play. Surrounded by the spectacular landscape of the Valhalla, Kokanee Glacier and Goat Range Provincial Parks, New Denver is a wilderness enthusiast's paradise with unlimited access to every type of outdoor activity. The small town comes alive through the live music, dance and theatre events held throughout the year.

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