Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Emergency

Role and Facility Information

We invite you to join our well established family practice in Fort. St. James.

The community holds 8 Alternative Payment Plan (APP) contracts and is currently looking to fill a 0.5 FTE APP Vacancy.

You will be joining a group of 9 physicians and a Nurse Practitioner in a shared care practice model, providing primary care services to the 5000 patient population in the communities of Fort St. James, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Tl’azt’en Nation and Binche Whut’en.

If you are a new grad:

• Start you career under the mentorship of a respected group of family physician(s) who have practiced comprehensive care in a rural setting;

• Become integrated into a community at the beginning of your career and grow your family along with your patients!

If you are in the prime of your career:

• Create a retirement plan that will allow you to reap lucrative financial rewards for your commitment to the community;

• Enjoy a family life with less stress and lots of outdoor recreation – right at your doorstep;

• Raise your family in a safe, quiet and friendly small rural community;

• Live a luxurious lifestyle at an amazingly affordable price.

If you are in the twilight of your career:

• Relax in an environment that is quiet, friendly and filled with outdoor recreation in your back your backyard; while caring for very appreciative patients;

• Be close to your practice while only minutes from home;

• Give back to a community that will give back to you;

• Create wealth for retirement while enjoying a laidback lifestyle.

If you are an international medical graduate:

• Relocate your family to a picturesque and recreational paradise in the heart of British Columbia;

• Enjoy lucrative financial rewards;

• Work with experienced mentors in a small community setting;

• Assistance with immigration and relocation logistics which will make the process painless

• Be part of a community that will embrace you and appreciate you as much as you appreciate them!

The Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioner(s) and the Inter-professional team will be co-located in a new, temporary, 10,000 square foot, Integrated Health Center in the fall of 2019.

The Minister of Health recently announced a new combined hospital and integrated health center will be built in the community and work to develop the business plan is underway. The current hospital, Stuart Lake Hospital, is a 12 bed facility that provides acute, maternity and emergency services. Health Authority services include acute care, chronic disease management, home and community care, public health services, mental health and addictions services, and First Nations healthcare.

The Fort St. James Medical Clinic is located at 275 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC, and the Stuart Lake Hospital is located at 600 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
$235, 612.50

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
22.82%
Retention Flat Fee
$22,944
Relocation Funding Available
$see other benefits
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
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

Fort St. James

The prosperous city of Fort St. James is a National Historic Site located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of B.C's largest lakes. Boasting one of the oldest and most successful forestry industries in the province, Fort St. James is surrounded by mountains and a 300-kilometre network of forests, lakes and rivers. Fishing and boating are favourite pastimes for residents here as is skiing.

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