Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) is seeking full time Emergency Physicians to join their collegial team. UHNBC is a level 3 trauma centre that handles approximately 47,000 emergency room visits per year. UHNBC is a clinical academic campus for undergraduate physician training through the UBC Northern Medical Program and also hosts residents from UBC Residency Programs. The Emergency physicians at UHNBC play an active role in the education of both medical students and residents.

UHNBC is the largest acute care facility in Northern Health and is the referral centre for all communities across northern BC. A full complement of specialist services are available at this site as well as diagnostic services including both MRI and 2 CT scanners.

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern BC, servicing a rural population of 300,000 people over an area of 600,000 square kilometers. Affordable housing, short commutes, and outstanding recreational opportunities make Prince George a desirable community to call home. A paradise for outdoor recreation; mountain biking, hiking, kayaking in the summer, and amazing powder in the winter are just a few of the options for adventure seekers!

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, this Emergency medicine opportunity in Prince George is for you!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
$365,000 ++

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
12.6%
Retention Flat Fee
$12,668
Relocation Funding Available
$see other benefits
Recruitment Incentive
$15,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
$15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada: $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. ** This incentive is not available to physicians moving from a community within BC where a Recruitment and Retention agreement currently exists **
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Live and work in BC

Prince George

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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