Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Emergency

Role and Facility Information

The Fort St. James Medical Clinic is seeking a family practitioner to provide locum coverage from February 5, 2021 to September 6, 2021. Locum coverage is needed for a 1.0 FTE position, working as a FP/GP ER.

You will be joining a group of 9 physicians and a Nurse Practitioner in a shared care practice model, providing primary care services to the 5000 patient population in the communities of Fort St. James, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Tl’azt’en Nation and Binche Whut’en.

The Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioner(s) and the Inter-professional team will be co-located in a new, temporary, 10,000 square foot, Integrated Health Center in the fall of 2019.

The Minister of Health recently announced a new combined hospital and integrated health center will be built in the community and work to develop the business plan is underway. The current hospital, Stuart Lake Hospital, is a 12 bed facility that provides acute, maternity and emergency services. Health Authority services include acute care, chronic disease management, home and community care, public health services, mental health and addictions services, and First Nations healthcare.

The Fort St. James Medical Clinic is located at 275 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC, and the Stuart Lake Hospital is located at 600 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC.



Compensation Type

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Other Benefits/Incentives
Compensation through the Rural GP Locum Program. Travel and accommodations are provided.

Live and work in BC

Fort St. James

The prosperous city of Fort St. James is a National Historic Site located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of B.C's largest lakes. Boasting one of the oldest and most successful forestry industries in the province, Fort St. James is surrounded by mountains and a 300-kilometre network of forests, lakes and rivers. Fishing and boating are favourite pastimes for the residents here.

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