Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

This is the opportunity you've been waiting for - Family Medicine in incredible Smithers, BC!

Northern Health is seeking a general practitioner to join the primary care team in the beautiful Bulkley Valley. Taking over for a retiring physician, the selected candidate will join two quality, congenial GP colleagues at the Coho Clinic to provide primary, long term and inpatient care.

The Coho Clinic is located a 2 minute drive from both the hospital and long term care facility and is well supported by an outstanding MOA. The clinic uses IntraHealth EMR and has an incredibly low monthly overhead. ER and OB are entirely optional and FTE is flexible. This a turn-key opportunity!

Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 24 bed acute care facility providing emergency/outpatient, medical, surgical, maternity and palliative care services, and has one psychiatric observation unit. The facility supports home and community care services, a strong community cancer clinic, and a diverse visiting specialist/surgeon program. It also offers laboratory and radiology (x-ray, mammography, ultrasound), and pediatrics services.

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town's Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. There are golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness, mountain biking and hiking trails. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,400 and home to some of the country's best skiing.

There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for gr. 9 - 12.

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$200,000 plus
Physician Overhead
$3000 per month
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Smithers is located in northwestern British Columbia, halfway between Prince Rupert and Prince George. Dubbed “the town for all seasons,” Smithers is a lively place with a strong sense of community spirit and offers residents and visitors alike an outstanding array of outdoor recreational activities including skiing, fishing, hiking, and snowmobiling. Smithers is also known for its fine dining and cultural activities including theatre groups and galleries featuring native arts and crafts.

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