Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health
Fort St. James, British Columbia
Job ID: 7891

We invite you to join our well established family practice in Fort. St. James.

You will be joining a group of Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners working in an Alternative Payment Plan. This is a shared care practice model, providing primary care services to the 5000 patient population in the communities of Fort St. James, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Tl’azt’en Nation and Binche Whut’en.

If you are a new grad:

• Start you career under the mentorship of a respected group of family physician(s) who have practiced comprehensive care in a rural setting;
• Become integrated into a community at the beginning of your career and grow your family along with your patients!

If you are in the prime of your career:

• Create a retirement plan that will allow you to reap lucrative financial rewards for your commitment to the community;
• Enjoy a family life with less stress and lots of outdoor recreation – right at your doorstep;
• Raise your family in a safe, quiet and friendly small rural community;
• Live a luxurious lifestyle at an amazingly affordable price.

If you are in the twilight of your career:

• Relax in an environment that is quiet, friendly and filled with outdoor recreation in your back your backyard; while caring for very appreciative patients;
• Be close to your practice while only minutes from home;
• Give back to a community that will give back to you;
• Create wealth for retirement while enjoying a laidback lifestyle.

If you are an international medical graduate:

• Relocate your family to a picturesque and recreational paradise in the heart of British Columbia;
• Enjoy lucrative financial rewards;
• Work with experienced mentors in a small community setting;
• Assistance with immigration and relocation logistics which will make the process painless
• Be part of a community that will embrace you and appreciate you as much as you appreciate them!

The Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioner(s) and the Inter-professional team will be co-located in a new, temporary, 10,000 square foot, Integrated Health Center in the fall of 2019.

The Minister of Health recently announced a new combined hospital and integrated health center will be built in the community and work to develop the business plan is underway. The current hospital, Stuart Lake Hospital, is a 12 bed facility that provides acute, maternity and emergency services. Health Authority services include acute care, chronic disease management, home and community care, public health services, mental health and addictions services, and First Nations healthcare.

The Fort St. James Medical Clinic is located at 275 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC, and the Stuart Lake Hospital is located at 600 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James, BC.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on April 18, 2024.

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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Salaried Family Physician position in a lakeside community!
Start Date
APP Annual Contract $333190
Rural Retention Premium (22.82%) $76034
Rural Retention Flat Fee $26,269
Estimated Annual Compensation $435493 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Qualification Requirements
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Desired
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Desired
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible Mandatory
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Mandatory
Emergency Experience Mandatory
Obstetric Experience Desired
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) Desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health 
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City / Town
Fort St. James 
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Institution Website
Community Description
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Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2021-10-07
Edited on 2021-10-07