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full time Physician - Family Practice at Ashcroft Health Center
Ashcroft, British Columbia
Job ID: 4544

Family/General Practitioner

Wellness awaits you in the Village of Ashcroft! Nestled along the banks of the Thompson River in the midst of sage-brush speckled high desert hills, the welcoming and historic village of Ashcroft is home to scenic adventures, relaxation and good health. Clean air, fresh water, locally produced foods and affordable housing are among the many benefits of coming home to Ashcroft.

The Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Centre is a level 1 community hospital that offers urgent care with 4 emergency beds and long-term care with 24 extended care beds and 1 respite bed. A full range of outpatient and ambulatory care services are available including basic radiology, laboratory, dietitian/diabetes, mental health and addictions, public health, home health and adult day care. The nearest major medical centre for community transfer is Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, 93 kms away.

The medical clinic is conveniently co-located in the facility adjacent to the ER/LTC unit. It is spacious with a bright waiting room, four doctor’s offices, eight exam rooms, a nurse’s room, staff room and reception/ bookkeeping offices.

For the outdoor enthusiast, in the summer Ashcroft offers fishing and camping on the nearby lakes, horseback riding, and swimming at the local pool as well as walking and hiking opportunities, mountain biking and geo-caching. In the winter there is curling, ice skating, hockey, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and car racing on ice.

Ashcroft is very active and promotes its diversity with the annual Wellness Festival, Santa parade, musical and theatre performances including summer Music in the Park, the Art Show, the Plein Air Paint Out, and Fall Fair. The June Stampede and the Rodeo draw crowds from all over, even international visitors looking for a taste of the old West.

Come join us and discover the rewards of small town living in Ashcroft. Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation!

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Clinic: Fri. 0830-1630. Emerg: Mon.-Thurs. 0800-1800 & Mon. 0800-1800

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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Family/General Practitioner. Wellness awaits you in the Village of Ashcroft! Nestled along the banks of the Thompson ...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Compensation Type: Combination 
Billing / Overhead Split
Overhead: $900/month rent + 30% overhead 
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
- May be eligible for $ Recruitment Incentive
- May be eligible for $ Relocation Funding
Other Incentives: RSA incentives subject to change annually. Current rates confirmed at time of offer. 
Qualification Requirements
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (Mandatory), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (Desired), Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Full), Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) (Mandatory), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Emergency Experience (Mandatory) 
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Ashcroft Health Center 
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Published on 2017-12-11
Edited on 2017-12-11