Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Smithers, British Columbia
Job ID: 7866

Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner with GPA skills (0.75FTE Family Practice and 0.25FTE General Practice Anesthesia) to join the primary care team in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, Smithers. The Family Practitioner will be taking on new patients and there is already a waiting list
of 400 patients. The GP will also participate in vacation/workload share with 3 other GPAs. Thus, this practice is 0.75 Full Time Equivalency (FTE) Family Practice and 0.25FTE GPA – work to be arranged and shared with other GPAs. Please note that the GPA portion (0.25FTE) of this position does not provide ER, but a few available ER shifts, can be provided, if highly preferred.

Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 24 bed acute care facility providing emergency/outpatient, medical, surgical, maternity and palliative care services, and has one psychiatric observation unit. The facility supports home and community care services, a strong community cancer clinic, and a diverse visiting specialist/surgeon program. It also offers laboratory and radiology (x-ray, mammography, ultrasound), and pediatrics services.

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town’s Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. There are golf courses, swimming, curling and skating rinks, fitness, mountain biking and hiking trails. The population of Smithers is approximately 5,400 and home to some of the country’s best skiing. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school and one alternate format school for gr. 9 – 12.

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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
GP/GPA in Smithers, BC
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
FFS $400,000 plus 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
retention premium 21.70%, retention flat fee $24,979.80, relocation funding: $9,000-15,000, recruitment bonus: $20,000 
Qualification Requirements
Education
New grads are welcome; for International applicants, please first visit www.healthmatchbc.org to verify your eligibility to qualify for British Columbia medical license  
Experience
Fellowship, residents are welcome; starting as a locum is an option as well. 
Certifications
ACLS (mandatory), Anesthesia (mandatory), ATLS (desired), CCFP (mandatory), CCFP Eligibility (desired), CCFP Emergency (desired), CMPA (mandatory), ER (desired), OB (desired) 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Smithers 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
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 2021-09-08
Edited on 2021-09-08