Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Estimated Yearly Remuneration:$350,000+ (Fee for Service).
REEF and MOCAP Level 1 for ER.
MSP Premium 23.10% + $26,591.40 Annual Bonus (Flat Fee).
$20,000 Signing Bonus + Relocation funding $9,000 - $15,000.
REAP and RCME funding available.

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician with full-scope skills/experience to join a well-established Family Medicine/walk-in clinic and also provide Emergency Room coverage in Dawson Creek. The community has several clinics that work cooperatively.

Contact: Daphne.Savoy@northernhealth.ca

This practice opportunity could also include:

• Maternity
• Primary OB
• Advanced OB with C-section (if qualified)
• Surgical assists
• Anesthesia (if qualified)

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:

• 24/7 emergency
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• Day surgery
• Orthopedic Surgery
• General surgery
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• Lab
• Medical imaging with CT
• Cancer care

Position location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.
Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 - 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

If interested, please contact Daphne.Savoy@northernhealth.ca or submit your CV to Health Match BC.

Come and enjoy our wide blue skies and northern hospitality!

Dawson Creek is known as "Mile Zero", where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!
The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, Pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, a full-size outdoor speed skating oval, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school, one secondary school, and one private school (kindergarten to grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers FREE parking. Westjet provides regular scheduled service to Calgary.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern British Columbia!

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
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+ (if doing maternity, primary OB and surgical assists, all of which are available)

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) available. Relocation funding available: $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $9,000 if relocating within BC. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice.
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Dawson Creek

Known as the "Mile Zero City" because it marks the start of the Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek is surrounded by rolling hills and prairies and home to a campus of the Northern Lights College. Built on the stability of agriculture and a strong sense of community spirit, Dawson Creek’s main industry is agriculture and it is known province-wide for its honey. There are many recreational activities to enjoy year round here, such as skiing, golfing, hiking, canoeing, and fishing.

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