Job Posting
full time Physician - General Surgery at Dawson Creek and District Hospital
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Job ID: 7826

This is a solo full-scope General Surgery position in Dawson Creek, well supported
with excellent Radiology, Orthopaedic and Internal Medicine services. Full-scope
General Surgery practice including endoscopy, laproscopy, and some trauma.
Present surgeon is leaving after 16 years in the community. Dawson Creek 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.
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
ICU
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• Day surgery
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• General surgery
• Lab
• Medical imaging with CT
• Cancer care
• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the Northeast region of British
Columbia
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 submit your CV to Health Match BC who will refer you to
Physician Recruitment at Northern Health Authority.
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 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 HillVerified printed from Health Match BC website on 06-Jul-2021
(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 service to
Calgary; Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver,
Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern British
Columbia!
Hours of Work (optional) Full time
On-Call Hours Yes, with MOCAP
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation Type Fee-for-Service
Estimated Yearly
Remuneration
$350,000 – $400,000
Additional Remuneration Premium: 23.10%, Retention Flat Fee: $26,591
Relocation Funding
Available
9,000 – $15,000 TBD
Recruitment Incentive
Available
$20,000
Vacation Leave Negotiable
Overhead —-
Billing Split —-
Other Benefits 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.
Qualifications and Experience Required
Qualifications 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)
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional.
Start date is negotiable.

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Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - General Surgery
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Physician NHA-4792 General Surgeon
Call Frequency
Hours of Work (optional) Full time
On-Call Hours Yes, with MOCAP
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation Type Fee-for-Service
Estimated Yearly
Remuneration
$350,000 - $400,000
Additional Remuneration Premium: 23.10%, Retention Flat Fee: $26,591
Relocation Funding
Available
9,000 - $15,000 TBD
Recruitment Incentive
Available
$20,000
Vacation Leave Negotiable
Overhead ---
Billing Split ---
Other Benefits 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.
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Other Benefits 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 
Qualification Requirements
Education
Qualifications and Experience Required
Qualifications 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)
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional.
Start date is negotiable. 
Experience
 
Certifications
Qualifications and Experience Required
Qualifications 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)
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional.
Start date is negotiable. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Dawson Creek and District Hospital 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Dawson Creek 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
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
• ICU
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• Day surgery
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• General surgery
• Lab
• Medical imaging with CT
• Cancer care
• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the Northeast region of British
Columbia 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Dawson Creek is known as 'Mile Zero', where the world-famous Alaska Highway
begins! 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 HillVerified printed from Health Match BC website on 06-Jul-2021
(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 service to
Calgary; Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver,
Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern British
Columbia!
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
250-565-0000 
Fax
 
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Published on 2021-07-06
Edited on 2021-07-06