Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for Family Day holiday.  We will re-open on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Anesthesiology

Role and Facility Information

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

MSP billings premium is 23.3%.

This is a "Hospital-Based" locum assignment.

Fort St. John Hospital is a new state-of-the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 20,000 and a catchment area of approximately 69,000. The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year, currently covered by 3 full time General Practitioners with assistance from other General Practitioners in the community.

Regular Scheduled Office Hours:
Regular OR/hospital hours and ER shifts available.

On-Call Hours: TBD. OR time and On-Call available.
On Call Evenings: Yes
On Call Weekends: Yes

Local Resources:
Surgeons, OB/GYN, GPs, nurses, office staff, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT imaging services, lab services, blood bank, Mammography, Echocardiography, Bone Densitometry.

Emergency Framework:
BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations:
MOCAP Level 1, 1:3 to 1:4.

CME Schedule:

Clinic Composition:

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information:
ENT, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology.

EMR System: Cerner
Training is provided for the EMR System: Yes

Hospital staff will arrange.

Social Involvement:

Clinic Policy:

Accommodation and Transportation:
Please contact us for details.

Accommodation Description:
Please contact us for details.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation:
Fly to Fort St. John Airport with WestJet, Air Canada or Central Mountain Air. Car rentals are available at the airport, and at several other operators in town.

Closest Amenities:
Restaurants, cafés, pharmacies, grocery stores (Save on Foods, No Frills, Safeway) all within 10 minutes' drive of the hospital.

Community Centre:
Aquatics Centre, Pomeroy Sports Centre (indoor Olympic-sized long-track speed skating oval), yoga studios.

Other Closest Amenities:
Fort St John has everything you need for recreation and daily living.

Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway, your "Gateway to the North"! It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, and theatre.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating (on one of only four indoor Olympic-sized long-track speed skating ovals in North America!), indoor walking track, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter! The natural beauty of Fort St. John and the spectacular Peace River Valley provides a varied terrain ideal for outdoor activities. Our local airport offers numerous daily flights on WestJet, Air Canada, and Central Mountain Air.

The region's main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction, and transportation. There are six elementary schools, two junior high schools, and one senior high school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
approx 250,000
Physician Overhead
Billing Split

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) available when covering ER shifts. This is on top of MSP billings and MOCAP payments.

Live and work in BC

Fort St. John

Fort St. John, known as "The Energetic City" due to its resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. Being the cultural and commercial centre of the region, Fort St. John offers a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting, and curling.

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