Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician to provide locum coverage in Mackenzie for various dates.

Scope will include outpatient clinic Monday to Friday, shared 24 hour on-call duties (dedicated ER only with no booked clinic patients) roughly 1 in 5, inpatient management and lumps and bumps days. The clinic houses 8 exam rooms, and the hospital has 4 ER bays, 5 acute care beds and 4 long term care beds. All services are housed within the Mackenzie Hospital making for convenient inpatient rounding. X-ray, lab, mental health and addictions counseling and homecare services are available. The team serves a population of roughly 3800 residents locally, as well as seasonal workers in the region.

We enjoy a relaxed and supportive environment within our group and welcome new rural grads transitioning into full practice, and experienced rural physicians.

Local recreation services in Mackenzie include a Rec center with ice rink, fitness room and swimming pool, 30 km of groomed cross country ski trails, Arts center which hosts visual arts, pottery and music nights and a community garden. The town is family oriented with opportunities for hockey, figure skating, swim club, lacrosse and baseball among others. There are two schools, Morfee Elementary School and Mackenzie Secondary School. Morfee Lake offers a sand beach, and miles of hiking trails. Powder King Ski resort is a 45 minute drive from town. For outdoors enthusiasts, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, sledding, snowshoeing and hiking are all readily accessible.

If you're looking for an exciting and rewarding career in rural medicine, we'd love to hear from you!

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.10%

Live and work in BC

Mackenzie

Mackenzie is situated in northeastern British Columbia at the south end of Williston Lake, the largest man-made reservoir in North America. It is an active community offering a wide range of activities for all seasons. Winter boasts excellent snowmobiling, cross-country ski trails, downhill skiing and snowboarding. In the summer, Morfee Lake provides excellent scenery, swimming, boating, water-skiing and sunbathing.

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