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Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Role and Facility Information

LOCUMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE.

Northern Health is seeking one Psychiatrist (Child & Adolescent) to join a team of 4 others (two in Fort St John and two in Dawson Creek). Private practice and mental health team; adult in-patient unit at the Dawson Creek Hospital. Excellent working relationship with primary care physicians. Child and Adolescent services are provided through the Ministry of Children and Families.

Company: Northern Health Authority, Northeast Corporate Office located at 230, 9900 - 100 Ave., Fort St John. Position located: Ministry of Children and Families office located in Fort St John.

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

Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway! The city has numerous restaurants, cafés, and a health food store. It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, art gallery and theatre. The city has a population of approximately 21,000 and a catchment area of approximately 69,000.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating (on one of only four indoor Olympic-sized, long-track speed skating ovals in North America!), indoor walking track, indoor soccer, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Enjoy our weekly downtown Farmer's Market, open from May to October! Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter!

North Peace Regional Airport offers numerous daily flights on Air Canada, WestJet, and Central Mountain Air.

Fort St. John has seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one private school (Kindergarten to Grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

The region's main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction, and transportation.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern 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
$300,000+
Physician Overhead
Negotiable

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
Regular/negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
21.35%
Retention Flat Fee
$24,577
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
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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Fort St. John

Fort St. John, known as "The Energetic City" due to its resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. Being the cultural and commercial centre of the region, Fort St. John offers a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting, and curling.

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