Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Fort St John General Hospital
Fort St John, British Columbia
Job ID: 7833

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician with full-scope skills/experience to join a well-established, full-scope Family Medicine clinic.

The expected commitment is 4 days/week (32 hours) in the clinic/office as well as hospital inpatient work: compensation is based on patient panel. In addition to clinic/office and inpatient work, there may be opportunity for additional Fee-For-Service income opportunities, including:

• ER, 8-hour shifts available, up to 6 shifts per month

• Surgical assists

• Maternity

• Primary OB

• Advanced OB with C-section (if qualified)

Fort St. John Hospital is a new state-of-the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 23,000 and a catchment area of approximately 70,000. The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year.

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

Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway! The city has numerous restaurants, cafés, and a health food store. It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, art gallery and theatre.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating (on one of only four indoor Olympic-sized, long-track speed skating ovals in North America!), indoor walking track, indoor soccer, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Enjoy our weekly downtown Farmer’s Market, open from May to October! Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it’s summer or winter!

North Peace Regional Airport offers numerous daily flights on Air Canada, WestJet, and Central Mountain Air.

Fort St. John has seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one private school (Kindergarten to Grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

The region’s main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction, and transportation.

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

REQUEST INFO
TERMS
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 (if also doing additional Fee-for-Service work)
Physician Overhead
None
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
21.70%
Retention Flat Fee
$24,980
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 – $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. 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.
NHA-4879
Status
Open
Site Type
Clinic
Type of Position
Permanent
Locum Date Range
—- to —-
Date Range
Hours of Work
Regular
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
On Call
Comments
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on October 22, 2021.

Application Process
Please visit the original posting on MDWork.com, the Canadian physician job registry, to apply for this vacancy.

Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NHA-4879 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty General
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
Regular
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
On Call
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Negotiable 
Additional Benefits
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
21.70%
Retention Flat Fee
$24,980
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. 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, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Fort St John General Hospital 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Fort St John 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
Fort St. John Hospital is a new state-of-the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 23,000 and a catchment area of approximately 70,000. The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year. 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway! The city has numerous restaurants, cafés, and a health food store. It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, art gallery and theatre.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating (on one of only four indoor Olympic-sized, long-track speed skating ovals in North America!), indoor walking track, indoor soccer, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Enjoy our weekly downtown Farmer's Market, open from May to October! Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter!

North Peace Regional Airport offers numerous daily flights on Air Canada, WestJet, and Central Mountain Air.

Fort St. John has seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one private school (Kindergarten to Grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

The region's main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction, and transportation.

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
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2021-07-12
Edited on 2021-07-12