Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Emergency

Role and Facility Information

The Clinic is seeking a fulltime family practitioner to join a cohesive team of dedicated physicians. This well established private clinic has full EMR and offers creative options for sessional work in niche areas of interest such as addictions and mental health. Bring your ideas! A keen interest in Indigenous health is a must. Participation in the Emergency rota is essential, with a group of 5-7 sharing call. Services are augmented with visiting specialists. Obstetric services are not provided in this community, with deliveries accommodated in nearby Vanderhoof or Prince George.

This position is currently a FFS opportunity and is transitioning to APP.

The Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre is a 16 bed facility that opened in 2015. It sees an average of 12,000 ER visits per year. The hospital houses 13 acute care beds, 1 isolation room, 1 palliative care room, emergency services, diagnostic imaging and laboratory, as well as a primary care home with three full time physicians.

New grads are welcome! Full support structure in place for call group.

Note: applications for LOCUM opportunities are welcome during the recruitment process.

Burns Lake services a local and surrounding population of approximately 13,000.The community has a strong sense of culture and incredible local talents. With more than 4828 km of lake shoreline, world class mountain biking trails and Olympic quality cross-country skiing, work/life balance is attainable.

If extraordinary work and outstanding lifestyle are a priority for you, we look forward to hearing from you!

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
FFS transitioning to APP $400k ++

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
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
Relocation: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada: $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC.
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Burns Lake

In the heart of British Columbia's Lakes District, surrounded by freshwater lakes, is Burns Lake, a vibrant, progressive and socially diverse community with a pioneer spirit and small-town charm. Known as the "Northern Gateway" to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, the largest wilderness park in B.C, Burns Lake is a magnet for outdoor recreationists. Its residents and visitors can enjoy hiking, canoeing, fishing, skating, and cross-country skiing while being dazzled by its bountiful wildlife and spectacular scenery.

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