Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Dawson Creek and District Hospital
British Columbia
Job ID: 7831

NHA-4830
Status
Open
Site
Dawson Creek & District Hospital
Site Type
Hospital
Type of Position
Permanent
Locum Date Range
—- to —-
Date Range
Hours of Work
10-12 12hr shifts/month
On Call
MOCAP Level 1
On Call
Comments
College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License may be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Mandatory
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Mandatory
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine
Desired
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
Northern Health is seeking one Physician to join our team and provide mostly Emergency Room (ER) coverage at Dawson Creek and District Hospital. The Emergency Room sees 22,000+ visits per year and is covered by Family Physicians in the community and one other full time GP/ER physician. Come and enjoy our wide blue skies and northern hospitality!

Hours and shifts are negotiable; office and other hospital work also available.

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

• Diagnostics and Medical imaging with CT

• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of British Columbia

• Medical and Surgical in-patient care

• General surgery

• Day surgery

• Cancer care

• Respiratory therapy

• Diabetic education

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, 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 K-12 private school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers free parking. Westjet and Central Mountain Air provide regular scheduled service to Calgary, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, and Edmonton.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at Northern Health Authority.

We look forward to hearing from you!

REQUEST INFO
TERMS
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+
Physician Overhead
ER work minimal overhead for own billing etc. In office work at 65/35.
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.1%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$$9,000 – $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural Emergency Enhancement funding available (REEF) for ER coverage along with Medical On Call Availability Program (MOCAP) funding on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) funding available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) funding 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.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on July 26, 2021.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NHA-4830 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty Emergency
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
10-12 12hr shifts/month
On Call
MOCAP Level 1
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Physician Overhead
ER work minimal overhead for own billing etc. In office work at 65/35.  
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Negotiable 
Additional Benefits
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural Emergency Enhancement funding available (REEF) for ER coverage along with Medical On Call Availability Program (MOCAP) funding on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) funding available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) funding 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, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Mandatory
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Mandatory
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine
Desired
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Dawson Creek and District Hospital 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
 
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

• Diagnostics and Medical imaging with CT

• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of British Columbia

• Medical and Surgical in-patient care

• General surgery

• Day surgery

• Cancer care

• Respiratory therapy

• Diabetic education 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
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, 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 K-12 private school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers free parking. Westjet and Central Mountain Air provide regular scheduled service to Calgary, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, and Edmonton.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at Northern Health Authority.

We look forward to hearing from you! 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2021-07-09
Edited on 2021-07-09