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full time Physician - General Surgery at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital
Quesnel, British Columbia
Job ID: 4745

General Surgeon

Northern Health is seeking to fill one permanent General Surgery position in Quesnel. The selected candidate will join one General Surgeon and Otolaryngologist currently providing service to the area.

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with:
• 36 bed facility:
o 24 acute beds,
o 3 maternity beds,
o 4 ICU beds
o 5 Acute Mental Health beds.
• 24/7 Emergency Department
• Operating Room which accommodates our 2 general surgeons
• Internal Medicine
• Simulation Lab for the physician and staff training and education
• Laboratory
• Medical Imaging, including ultrasound and CT scan
• Pharmacy
• Cancer/Ambulatory Care
• Inpatient Physiotherapy
• Respiratory Therapy
• Chronic Disease Management & Dietician services.
• Home and Community Care and Home Support Services

Quesnel is a charming city with an area population of about 25,000 people, located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the heartland of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. We take pride in our City, an active, green and connected community that is keen to diversify its economy, culture and people. Our lifestyle is enviable. Within minutes you can travel from our downtown core to some of the best fishing, hiking and wilderness adventures in the world. Our renowned Riverfront Trail system affords its users a superb walking and cycling experience while being able to take in the breathtaking scenic vistas of the Fraser and Quesnel Rivers.

There is so much to enjoy during the beautiful four seasons in Quesnel. Annual events include Music Festivals and Billy Barker Days, when the entire community participates with a rodeo, live entertainment, mid-way and the downtown turns into the Gold Dust Mall. The rest of the year locals enjoy:
• Many lakes
• The beautiful river front trail
• Farmers market
• Nearby Barkerville
• Skiing and Snowboarding at Troll Ski Resort
• Equestrian agri-plex
• Fitness centers
• Golf courses
• Indoor soccer facility
• Arts and Recreation Centre with pool, gym, art gallery, pottery room and dance studios
• Ice arena
• Performing Arts Festival

Quick Facts
• Quesnel services a population of 25,000
• Only 1 hour drive to Prince George or 1 hour flight to Vancouver
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• Closest airport is Quesnel (YQZ)

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Physician - General Surgery
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
General Surgeon. Northern Health is seeking to fill one permanent General Surgery position in Quesnel. The selected c...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
500,000 +
Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
- May be eligible for $ Recruitment Incentive
- May be eligible for $ Relocation Funding 
Qualification Requirements
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License (Provisional), Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) (Mandatory), Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) (Eligible), Surgical Skills (Mandatory) 
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G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital 
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Published on 2018-01-10
Edited on 2018-01-10