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Specialty Anesthesiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

*** 3-6 month locum opportunity (or portion thereof) ***

The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) is urgently seeking an Anesthesiologist to fill a three month locum vacancy. Applicants interested in a portion of this time frame are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Anesthesia at UHNBC provides anesthetic services to a wide range of surgical specialties such as general surgery including Whipple`s procedure and Esophagectomy, Urology, Orthopaedic, Plastic, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, 24 hours Epidural Service and Vascular surgery. The current on call commitment is approximately 1 in 8.

The hospital has an accredited level 3 trauma unit and the Intensive Care Unit is an integral part of this. The Northern Simulation Centre is housed within the Hospital and is an opportunity for those wishing to get involved in Sim-Lab.

UHNBC is the regional hospital for northern BC serving both the immediate population of Prince George (population approx. 80,000) and is the referral center for outlying communities (total population approx. 300,000). It is the main teaching center for medical students in the UBC Northern Medical Program and provides teaching for UBC residents in several specialties. The BC Cancer Centre for the North is located on the hospital site and provides both radiation and medical oncology services. The ongoing development of UHNBC as a regional center and teaching center makes this an exciting time to join the medical community in Prince George.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$500,000+

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
12.6%
Retention Flat Fee
$n/a
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Prince George

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, and fishing. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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