Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

DATES FLEXIBLE (minimum of 2 days in duration) - SHORT and LONG-TERM LOCUMS AVAILABLE!

MSP billings premium is 26.74%.

Regular Scheduled Office Hours + Emergency Room coverage.

On-Call Hours: TBD.
On Call Evenings: Yes
On Call Weekends: Yes

Compensation: If coming under the Rural General Practice (GP) Locum Program, travel expenses and daily minimum available.

Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner to provide LOCUM Primary Care and Emergency Room coverage in Chetwynd, BC. Enjoy working in a brand new 6000 square-foot primary care clinic with state-of-the-art technology!

The clinic features Inter-Professional Teams (IPT) including Mental Health & Addictions, Community Nursing and Public Health; with touch-down space for visiting specialties such as Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, etc.

This new primary care model focuses on patient-centred care that is accessible, coordinated, comprehensive and continuous. Quality improvement and patient safety are key areas of focus.

The Chetwynd Hospital has 7 long-term beds and 5 acute care beds. Services include:
• 24/7 Emergency
• Medical Inpatient
• Palliative Care
• Respiratory Therapy

Company: Northern Health Authority, NE Corporate Office, 230, 9900 - 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.
Facility: Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre, 5500 Hospital Rd., Chetwynd BC, V0C 1J0.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC.

Chetwynd (population 2500) is located on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains and is a transportation hub of the Peace River Region. The main local industries include oil and gas, coal, forestry and ranching. Chetwynd is known for the stunning chainsaw carvings displayed throughout the town and parks. The carvings are created during the annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship, which attracts artists from around the world!

Chetwynd is a paradise for indoor and outdoor family leisure activities, including:
• New Recreation Complex with:
o Wave pool
o Sauna
o Hot tub
o Library
o Indoor ice rink (arena)
o Curling rink
• Fishing and hunting
• Snowmobiling
• Skiing and snowboarding at Powder King Resort, only a 1-hour drive away!
• Hockey for all ages
• Service clubs
• Fun local summer activities include:
o Floating down the Sukunka River
o Climbing Old Baldy hill, to a stunning view!
o Fabulous District-maintained trail system for running, biking walking, etc..
o Annual Emperor’s Challenge hill climb
o Annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Competition



Compensation Type
Physician Overhead
Billing Split

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Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in northern British Columbia is the charismatic town of Chetwynd, famous for its chain saw carvings. The carvings are displayed throughout the town and parks, and were carved by artists who come from across the world to participate in the Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship. Chetwynd's climate and diverse surrounding landscapes provide many opportunities for outdoor recreation, including rock climbing, curling, swimming, and snowboarding.

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