Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

In Partnership with Northern Health, the Prince George Division of Family Practice is seeking a family physician for a unique opportunity. As the second of two Practice Coverage Physicians for Family Practice in Prince George you will be scheduled to provide coverage/locum services in a variety of practices in the community. This position is a perfect opportunity for newly qualified Physicians or new Physicians to the community. It provides a variety of experiences and a great place to learn how a variety of practices manage their in office panel as well as, inpatient care and residential care. This opportunity involves a minimum commitment of 9 months (minimum of 8 half days of clinical time). The organization of the practice coverage program and the work schedule will be managed by the Prince George Division of Family Practice.
We will work with each interested candidate to tailor an experience choosing from the various opportunities available, which include:

• Full Service Family Practice including inpatient care, home visits and long term care
• Ability to join on-call coverage groups, including obstetrics
• A variety of fee for service practices, and two sessional contract clinics (no overhead)
• A combination of all of the above provided it meets the identified needs of our community.
Prince George (PG) 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. Some of the unique draws to PG include:
• The University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George is a UBC Family Medicine
teaching site with > 60% of our graduates practicing in Prince George or smaller communities.
• The UBC Northern Medical Program offers a plethora of options to become involved in teaching at all levels.
• The Northern Continuing Medical Education Program which offers a full program of medical education opportunities.
• Electronic Medical Record - robust and widely admired MOIS (Medical Office Information System) used across the community of PG, the north and some communities across the province.
• The home of the Health Data Coalition developed to allow physicians the ability to compare their aggregate panel data with other physicians while maintaining physician ownership and stewardship off the data.

We are confident that once you have experienced everything our community has to offer in the way of lifestyle and career, you will be ready to join a practice or clinic permanently. We look forward to helping find the best practice opportunity for you!

UHNBC
1475 Edmonton St.
Prince George, BC
V2M 1S2

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
+/- $300,000

Benefits and Incentives

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
$9-15K
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

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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