Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Valemount Health Centre
Valemount, British Columbia
Job ID: 7941

Northern Health Authority is seeking a family/general practitioner to join the medical
team at the Valemount Health Centre for a 1.0 FTE vacancy.

Located in the beautiful Robson Valley in British Columbia, Valemount is nestled between the Canadian Rockies, the Monashee Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains. Valemount is the
home of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and the origin of the Fraser
River. The major industries include forestry, ranching, and tourism. Valemount is a
rural community of approximately 1100 residents. There is one elementary school
and one secondary school.

The Valemount Health Centre provides a number of services under one roof to residents in this
community near the Alberta border. Three physicians currently practice in the health
centre. Three expanded role nurses provide services in the outpatient clinic (no
inpatient services are provided at the health centre). The facility sees an average of
4700 ER visits per year. Other services include:

Laboratory
• X-ray
• Extended care
• Mental health and addictions
• Prenatal registry and pre/post-natal group appointments
• DIGMAs (Drop in Group Medical Appointments) for population health care.
• Home and community care
• Evening clinics to target our working population
• Well Woman clinics
• Foot care clinics
• Patient self-management room where the patients can take their own blood
pressure, weigh themselves, and use the computer to access sites such as How’s
Your Health
• Outpatient clinics with visiting specialists (orthopedic, rheumatology, paediatric,
renal)
• Shared care via video with a respirologist in a group appointment setting

  • This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19

vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply **

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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Family Physician
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Alternative Payment Arrangement 
Billing / Overhead Split
n/a 
Vacation / CME Leave
43 days annually as per Rural GP Locum Program 
Additional Benefits
Premium: 25.34%
Annual Flat Fee: $25,478
Relocation Funding: $9,000-$15,000. Qualifying conditions apply
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000. Qualifying conditions apply 
Qualification Requirements
Education
CCFP: must be eligible 
Experience
Emergency experience is mandatory 
Certifications
ACLS: desired
ATLS: desired
PALS: desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Valemount Health Centre 
Street Address 1
1445, 5th Avenue 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Valemount 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V2L 5B8 
 
Institution Description
The Valemount Health Centre provides a number of services under one roof to residents in this
community near the Alberta border. Three physicians currently practice in the health
centre. Three expanded role nurses provide services in the outpatient clinic (no
inpatient services are provided at the health centre). The facility sees an average of
4700 ER visits per year. Other services include:

• Laboratory
• X-ray
• Extended care
• Mental health and addictions
• Prenatal registry and pre/post-natal group appointments
• DIGMAs (Drop in Group Medical Appointments) for population health care.
• Home and community care
• Evening clinics to target our working population
• Well Woman clinics
• Foot care clinics
• Patient self-management room where the patients can take their own blood
pressure, weigh themselves, and use the computer to access sites such as How’s
Your Health
• Outpatient clinics with visiting specialists (orthopedic, rheumatology, paediatric,
renal)
• Shared care via video with a respirologist in a group appointment setting 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Located in the beautiful Robson Valley in British Columbia, Valemount is nestled between the Canadian Rockies, the Monashee Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains. Valemount is the
home of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and the origin of the Fraser
River. The major industries include forestry, ranching, and tourism. Valemount is a
rural community of approximately 1100 residents. There is one elementary school
and one secondary school.
 
Community Size
<5k 
Community Website
   
Physical Address for Map
1445, 5th Avenue, Valemount, BC 
 
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 2021-12-08
Edited on 2021-12-08