Specialty Obstetrics/Gynecology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

FLEXIBLE DATES (minimum of 2 days in duration) – Various SHORT TERM LOCUMS AVAILABLE – Contact us for details.

Northern Health is seeking a LOCUM Obstetrician Gynecologist.

MSP billings premium is 23.3%.

This can be a "Hospital-Based" locum assignment or a combined clinic and hospital based locum.

Fort St. John Hospital is a new state-of-the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 20,000 and a catchment area of approximately 69,000. Surgical care for the region is shared with one other General Surgeon in Fort St John and one in Dawson Creek (70 km away).

Regular Scheduled Office Hours: Regular OR/hospital hours.

On-Call Hours: Required. Level 1 MOCAP

On Call Evenings: Yes

On Call Weekends: Yes

Local Resources:

Surgeons, OB/GYN, GPs, nurses, office staff, x-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT imaging services, lab services, blood bank, Mammography, Echocardiography, Bone Densitometry.

Emergency Framework:

BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations: MOCAP Level 1, 1:3 to 1:4.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information: ENT, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology.

EMR System: Cerner

Training is provided for the EMR System: Yes

Orientation: Hospital staff will arrange.

Accommodation and Transportation: Please contact us for details.

Accommodation Description: Please contact us for details.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation:

Fly to Fort St. John Airport with WestJet, Air Canada or Central Mountain Air. Car rentals are available at the airport, and at several other operators in town.

Closest Amenities:

Restaurants, cafés, pharmacies, grocery stores (Save on Foods, No Frills, Safeway) all within 10 minutes' drive of the hospital.

Community Centre:

Pomeroy Sports Centre (indoor Olympic-sized long-track speed skating oval), Aquatics Centre, yoga studios, gyms.

Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway, your "Gateway to the North"! It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, and theatre.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating, indoor walking track, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter!

Our local airport offers numerous daily flights on WestJet, Air Canada, and Central Mountain Air.

Hours of Work (optional) Negotiable On-Call Hours MOCAP Level 1 for OB

Compensation Type Fee-for-Service

Remuneration Premium: 23.3%



Compensation Type
Physician Overhead

Benefits and Incentives

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

Live and work in BC

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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