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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Anesthesiology

Role and Facility Information

LOCUMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE.

Northern Health is seeking an experienced Family Practice-Anesthetist (FPA) to provide full-scope Family Medicine and advanced skills GP-Anesthesia in Dawson Creek. The community has several Family Medicine clinics, all working cooperatively and providing a full spectrum of patient services.

Emergency Room shifts also available if qualified.

Core specialties available: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, Surgery, and Psychiatry. Other opportunities for advanced skills in addition to GPA include Oncology, Maternity and Emergency.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. The Emergency Room sees 22,000+ visits per year. Hospital services include:

• 24/7 Emergency

• ICU

• Medical and Surgical Inpatient care

• Day Surgery

• General Surgery

• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of British Columbia

• Diagnostics and Medical Imaging with CT

• Cancer Care/Oncology

• Respiratory Therapy

• Diabetic Education

Position location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.

Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 - 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at Northern Health Authority.

Dawson Creek is known as "Mile Zero", where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!

The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers FREE parking. Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to beautiful Northern British Columbia!

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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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
Regular
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.10%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) available when covering ER shifts - this is on top of MSP billings and MOCAP payments. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) available. Relocation funding available: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice.
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Dawson Creek

Known as the "Mile Zero City" because it marks the start of the Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek is surrounded by rolling hills and prairies and home to a campus of the Northern Lights College. Built on the stability of agriculture and a strong sense of community spirit, Dawson Creek’s main industry is agriculture and it is known province-wide for its honey. There are many recreational activities to enjoy year round here, such as skiing, golfing, hiking, canoeing, and fishing.

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