Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

In partnership with the Divisions of Family Practice Prince George, Northern Health is seeking several full service Family Physicians to provide primary patient care services. This includes both direct care and outpatient emergency services including after hours coverage as per MOCAP contract.

Prince George is a dynamic and supportive medical community where family physicians can be more engaged in a much broader spectrum of practice than many other similar sized communities. Physicians are able to develop expanded skills and experience in areas of interest. Many develop a number of practice interests over their careers. Training for such interests can be funded by the BC REAP (Rural Educational Action Plan).

The PG Division of Family Practice is one of the oldest Divisions who are very involved in improving the direction and shape off health care in Prince George

Some of the many options include:

• Longitudinal hospital inpatient work

• Doctor of the Day hospitalist work done by most of family practitioners ~ 1 day per month -session options: mental health, geriatrics, eating disorders, GP oncology, GP anaesthesia -native health practice -unattached patient (Blue Pine) clinic with a number of lower SES patients -emergency room work and trauma call -sexual assault call -GP obstetrics call

• The University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George is a University of British Columbia Family Medicine teaching site with > 60% of our graduates practicing in Prince George or smaller communities.

• The University of Northern BC Medical School offers a plethora of options to become involved in teaching at all levels.

• Home of the Northern Continuing Medical Education Program which offers a full program of medical education opportunities: http://ncme.ca/

• Very active innovative EMR (Electronic Medical Record) community using our home grown MOIS system.

• The home of AMCARE developed to allow physicians the ability to compare their anonymous patient data with other physicians while maintaining physician ownership and stewardship off the data.

UHNBC

1475 Edmonton Street

Prince George, BC

V2M 1S2

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$250,000 - $350,000
Physician Overhead
to be determined
Billing Split
to be determined

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
to be negotiated
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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