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Specialty Dermatology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is seeking a dermatologist to provide services in the Northwest region of British Columbia. The dermatologist would be able to choose the community he/she would work out of and enjoy the ability to travel in the NW region.

The Northwest is renowned for its natural beauty, mild climate and abundant recreation. Each and every community offers unlimited possibilities for career, family and future!

One of the communities to choose from is Terrace, which is the regional hub for the Northwest. Located in Terrace is Mills Memorial Hospital, a fully accredited, 44 bed, acute care facility. Double the current size, new hospital is planned to open in 2024. Patient visits to the busy ER in Terrace are varied and reflects the population and activities in the area. Terrace is serviced by

• Regional psychiatry unit

• Regional dialysis unit

• Largest cancer clinic in Northwest British Columbia, including a regional breast cancer diagnostics program

• Regional 5 bed ICU

• Medical Imaging Unit includes regional Nuclear Medicine

• CT

• Echocardiography


• Digital mammography

• Stereotactic breast biopsy

• Regional pathologist services

Other facilities include Long Term Care, Community Health and Home Care Nursing.

The thriving community of Terrace is Northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Anglers come to Terrace to challenge the steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and resource product trade. Terrace offers affordable housing and natural splendor that supports a balanced lifestyle and has a airport that has five/six daily flights to both Prince George and Vancouver.

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

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
As the Physician has the ability to chose the community he/she resides, the RSA amounts have been quoted for the Terrace area but each area in the NW has it's own RSA rates. 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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A vibrant and growing city, Terrace is located in the beautiful Skeena River Valley and surrounded by the Coast Mountains. With the largest regional population base in northwestern British Columbia, it serves as the service, educational, medical and transportation hub of the region. From the mountain playgrounds to the raging rivers, Terrace is a gateway to spectacular outdoor adventure. Year-round recreational opportunities include fishing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and skiing.

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