Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Anesthesiology

Role and Facility Information

We're looking for someone who has a passion for adventure and rural medicine. If you're ready to spend less time commuting and more time exploring your surroundings, this opportunity might be for you. Quesnel offers world-class; mountain biking, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and much more. Combine these activities with affordable lake side living and it becomes difficult to beat the opportunity that this community has to offer.

Join the fantastic medical team in Quesnel and choose how you want to work and live. We have flexible practice options to fit your needs.

Northern Health is looking to recruit a full-service family physician to a well-supported, multi-physician medical clinic as well as well as on call FP-Anesthesia services & Regular daytime anesthesia provision at GRBH in Quesnel. Join a high functioning group of four FP-Anesthesia providers who support two local General Surgeons, an OBGYN, ENT, Dental Surgeons and visiting Plastic and Orthopedic Surgeons. Call coverage for Anesthesia is 1:5 and functions within a shared on-call model.

Ideally, the successful candidate will participate in the ER on Call rota on a 1:10 basis.

The ER Department enjoys; excellent experienced peer support, onsite Critical Care & General Surgery coverage (24/7 Internal Medicine) as well as FP Anesthesia backup. Radiology & Diagnostic services include but are not limited to onsite 24/7 access to; CT, U/S, XR and Laboratory services.

Physicians have the opportunity to engage in wide variety of community-based services should this match your interest including; OB, Oncology, Surgical Assists etc. We are happy to support providers who are looking to engage in additional training or educational opportunities to further enhance their skill.

We welcome NEW to practice physicians and have several supports available to ensure that your transition into the community and practice is as smooth and as enjoyable as possible. We offer flexible remuneration options such as Contract Based Payment to ensure a tranquil transition to practice.

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

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a 45 bed acute care facility. Services on-site include:

Internal medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology


General Surgery


Community cancer clinic

The 27 million dollar expansion to GR Baker Memorial Hospital's Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit has now been completed and is open to the public. This expansion has improved patient flow, access to imaging and labs, security, privacy & confidentiality, and the alignment of critical care services and staff between the ED and ICU.

The population of Quesnel is approx.10,000 with another 13,000 residing in the surrounding area. Affordable housing, accessible amenities and short commutes make Quesnel a desirable community to call home. If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Explore Quesnel: http://tourismquesnel.com/

GR Baker Memorial Hospital

543 Front Street

Quesnel, BC

V2J 2K7

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
$350,000 +

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
6-8 weeks annually, including CME
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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Live and work in BC


In a quiet valley, surrounded by beautiful green mountains and lush forests, is the community of Quesnel. With a rich history tied to the Gold Rush era, Quesnel comes to life each year in the celebration of “Billy Barker Days” featuring more than 100 sporting events, rodeos, and stage shows. The community atmosphere promotes family time, personal interests, and career development. Commute times are short, world-class recreation is available in your backyard, and the community prides itself on its regular family-friendly events.

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