Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Join a diverse group of Family Practitioners in Terrace, a teaching site for UBC Medicine, three Primary Care clinics, outstanding specialists support and services including SPECT/CT Dialysis, 10-bed psychiatric unit, MRI/CT, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic and Specialist Centre just to name a few and soon to come state of the art new $380 million Regional Hospital. Design your practice to fit your interests – such as emergency, obstetrics, addictions, or pain. We welcome new grads!

During your locum you can enjoy amazing community amenities such as hiking, Alpine and Nordic skiing, golfing, fishing in glacier fed rivers, easy access to the Pacific Ocean, art galleries, two gorgeous lakes and farmers’ markets – all in the pristine surroundings of Northwest British Columbia.

Northern Health is seeking family practitioners for locum coverage in Terrace, BC. at various dates. Locums have the option to work in Emergency.

Terrace is a vibrant, entrepreneurial and friendly community with a medical catchment area of 31000, clean air, affordable life and housing. Historically a forestry industry, Terrace has grown into a regional service town with government and educational social services as the biggest employers as well as strong presence of construction, trades, transportation and growth in manufacturing and tourism. There are three secondary and six elementary schools, one long-distance education and one French emersion, a Northwest Community College campus and a University of British Columbia campus.

Terrace is home to Mills Memorial Hospital, a fully accredited, 44 bed, acute care facility. Patient visits to the busy ER in Terrace are varied and reflects the population and activities in the area. Terrace is serviced by

• Regional psychiatry unit

• Regional dialysis unit

• Largest cancer clinic in Northwest British Columbia, including a regional breast cancer diagnostics program

• Regional 5 bed ICU

• Medical Imaging Unit includes regional Nuclear Medicine

• CT

• Echocardiography

• MRI

• Digital mammography

• Stereotactic breast biopsy

• Regional pathologist services

Other facilities include Long Term Care, Community Health and Home Care Nursing.

What is truly unique about the Terrace community is the exceptional specialist support for primary care, including:

• General Surgery

• Internal Medicine

• Anesthesiology

• Gynecology

• Urology

• Otolaryngology

• Radiology

• Psychiatry

• Ophthalmology

• GP Oncology, GP Obstetrics (with C-Section Capabilities)

• Pediatrics

• Visiting neurology, oncology, and rheumatology

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
19.6%
Other Benefits/Incentives
APP funded ER shifts are available.
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Live and work in BC

Terrace

A vibrant and growing city, Terrace is located in the beautiful Skeena River Valley, surrounded by the Coast Mountains. With the largest regional population base in northwestern British Columbia it serves as the service, educational, medical and transportation hub of the region. Communications, transportation and natural resources drive the city's economy. From the mountain playgrounds to the raging rivers, Terrace is a gateway to spectacular outdoor adventure. Year-round recreational opportunities include fishing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and skiing.

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