Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

If you're looking for a diverse practice, affordability, and an amazing lifestyle in a beautiful setting, then this opportunity might be for you! Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner in Stewart, BC to provide quality primary care and emergency room coverage.

Stewart Health Centre provides outpatient services including:
• Public Health
• Pre and post natal infant and child care
• Walk in emergency services
• Regular scheduled day and afternoon shifts as well as a physician on-call
• Diagnostic Imaging
• Laboratory services
• Primary Care Nursing
o Chronic Disease Management
o Immunizations

Located at the head of Portland Canal, a steep, narrow ocean fjord that forms a natural border between British Columbia and Alaska is the community of Stewart. This is one of the most spectacular spots in BC, with its towering snow-capped mountains and hanging glaciers of Bear Pass. The major industries are logging, mining and tourism. The population is approximately 500.

Stewart and the surrounding Northern British Columbia region offer a vastly diverse landscape filled with outdoor recreation possibilities, not to mention easy access to Alaska. The town's relative isolation adds to its charm as a very special place of untouched wilderness and exceptional wildlife. In Stewart you can enjoy:
• Industrial tours
• Heritage walks
• Wildlife viewing
• Fishing
• Sightseeing charters
• Heli-tours
• Canoeing
• Hiking
• Swimming
• Library
• Museum
• Skating
• Mt. Rainey Golf Facility
• Estuary boardwalk

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
30%
Retention Flat Fee
$30,000
Relocation Funding Available
$15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
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Live and work in BC

Stewart

Situated amidst towering mountain peaks and scenic waterfalls near the Alaska border, the town of Stewart is Canada’s most northerly ice-free, deep-sea port. Historically a mining town, its economy today is dependent on a combination of mining, forestry and tourism. Stewart’s setting can only be described in superlatives, combining an oceanfront location with alpine scenery, glaciers, ice fields, and spectacular waterfalls. Tourists and residents alike enjoy fresh and saltwater fishing, boating, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling as well as numerous other recreational activities in the area.

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