Specialty Diagnostic Radiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is seeking a Diagnostic Radiologist for the beautiful, Alpine community of Smithers, British Columbia.

The selected candidate will cover the communities of Smithers, Houston and Hazelton and will be part of a 4 person northwest diagnostic imaging group. Smithers has state-of-the-art radiology, ultrasound & mammography. There will be opportunities for coverage in Terrace, which currently has MRI, CT scanner, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and stereotactic breast imaging.

The Bulkley Valley District Hospital has 15 acute care beds, 4 maternity beds and integrates with home and community care in one facility. Services include:

• Emergency

• Outpatient

• Medical

• Surgical

• Maternity

• Palliative care

• Psychiatric observation unit

• Community cancer clinic

• Laboratory and radiology

• Pediatric services

• Diverse visiting specialist/surgeon program

Other health facilities in Smithers include:

• Bulkley Lodge

o Long term care

• Smithers Community Health

o Public health and Mental Health and Addictions services

• Health Living Centre

o Primary care and chronic disease and dietician support

Smithers offers plenty of recreational options including:

• Hudson’s Bay Mountain – alpine resort

• Fishing, a world famous destination

• 2 developed cross country skiing areas

• Hunting

• Public Library

• Museum

• Golf courses

• Swimming

• Curling rinks

• Skating rinks

• Fitness

• Mountain biking

• Hiking trails

• Canoeing

• Kayaking

• Rock climbing

• Horseback riding

• River rafting

• Snowmobiling

• Waterskiing

• Several community interest groups including: birders, gardening, and photography

• Farmers Market

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Compensation Type

Benefits and Incentives

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


Smithers is located in northwestern British Columbia, halfway between Prince Rupert and Prince George. Dubbed “the town for all seasons,” Smithers is a lively place with a strong sense of community spirit and offers residents and visitors alike an outstanding array of outdoor recreational activities including skiing, fishing, hiking, and snowmobiling. Smithers is also known for its fine dining and cultural activities including theatre groups and galleries featuring native arts and crafts.

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