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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Geriatric

Role and Facility Information

Join the fantastic medical team in Quesnel and choose how you want to work and live. We have flexible practice options to fit your needs.

Northern Health is seeking a family physician to care for our Geriatric population. This is a 0.50 FTE position. Your role will include assessment, diagnosis and recommendations for the purposes of care planning. A Certificate of Added Competence in Care of the Elderly or similar experience working with older adults would be ideal.

There is an option to increase the FTE up to a full 1.0 FTE with various Family Practice work in the community, such as: UPCC shifts, FP Oncology (funding for training may be available), ER shifts, Surgical Assists, OAT clinic shifts (training required - assistance with training available), and community short term locums.

We welcome NEW to practice physicians and have several supports available to ensure that your transition into the community and practice is as smooth and as enjoyable as possible. We offer flexible remuneration options such as Contract Based Payment to ensure a tranquil transition to practice.

Note: applications for LOCUM opportunities are welcome during the recruitment process.

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a 45 bed acute care facility. Services on-site include:

- Internal medicine

- Obstetrics and Gynecology

- Otolaryngology

- General Surgery

- Psychiatry

- Community cancer clinic

GR Baker is currently undergoing a 27 million dollar expansion to the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. This will improve patient flow, access to imaging and labs, security, privacy & confidentiality, and the alignment of critical care services and staff between the ED and ICU. This project is scheduled for completion summer 2022.

If you have a passion for adventure and rural medicine, this could be the opportunity for you! Spend less time commuting and more time exploring your surroundings. Quesnel offers world-class mountain biking, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and much more. Combine these activities with affordable lake side living and it becomes difficult to beat the opportunity that this community has to offer.

The population of Quesnel is approx.10,000 with another 13,000 residing in the surrounding area. Affordable housing, accessible amenities and short commutes make Quesnel a desirable community to call home.

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Explore Quesnel: http://tourismquesnel.com/

GR Baker Memorial Hospital

543 Front Street

Quesnel, BC

V2J 2K7

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
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
$220,000 +/-
Physician Overhead

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
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
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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Live and work in BC


In a quiet valley, surrounded by beautiful green mountains and lush forests, is the community of Quesnel. With a rich history tied to the Gold Rush era, Quesnel comes to life each year in the celebration of “Billy Barker Days” featuring more than 100 sporting events, rodeos, and stage shows. The community atmosphere promotes family time, personal interests, and career development. Commute times are short, world-class recreation is available in your backyard, and the community prides itself on its regular family-friendly events.

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