Job Posting
part time Physician - Geriatric Medicine at Northern Health Authority
Quesnel, British Columbia
Job ID: 7953

Northern Health is seeking a family physician to care for our Geriatric population in Quesnel, BC. This is a 0.50 FTE position. Your role will include assessment, diagnosis and recommendations for the purposes of care planning. A Certificate of Added Competence in Care of the Elderly or similar experience working with older adults would be ideal.

There is an option to increase the FTE up to a full 1.0 FTE with various Family Practice work in the community, such as: UPCC shifts, FP Oncology (funding for training may be available), ER shifts, Surgical Assists, OAT clinic shifts (training required – assistance with training available), and community short term locums.

We welcome NEW to practice physicians and have several supports available to ensure that your transition into the community and practice is as smooth and as enjoyable as possible. We offer flexible remuneration options such as Contract Based Payment to ensure a tranquil transition to practice.

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a 36 bed acute care facility. Services on-site include:

- Internal medicine – Obstetrics and Gynecology – Otolaryngology – General Surgery – Psychiatry – Community cancer clinic

If you have a passion for adventure and rural medicine, this could be the opportunity for you! Spend less time commuting and more time exploring your surroundings. Quesnel offers world-class mountain biking, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and much more. Combine these activities with affordable lake side living and it becomes difficult to beat the opportunity that this community has to offer.

The population of Quesnel is approx.10,000 with another 13,000 residing in the surrounding area. Affordable housing, accessible amenities and short commutes make Quesnel a desirable community to call home.

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Explore Quesnel: http://tourismquesnel.com/

GR Baker Memorial Hospital
543 Front Street
Quesnel, BC
V2J 2K7

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 - Geriatric Medicine
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Tagline
Family Practitioner/Geriatrics
Call Frequency
1 wk/mo (24/7)
Start Date
2022-04-04
Remuneration
Remuneration
Clinical Service Contract  
Billing / Overhead Split
n/a 
Vacation / CME Leave
6-8 weeks annually 
Additional Benefits
Retention Premium: 16.52%
Retention Flat fee: $19,016.88
Relocation funding: $9,000 - $15,000
Recruitment incentive: $20,000 (pro-rated for less than full time)
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
CCFP (eligible) 
Experience
GP-Care of the Elderly 
Certifications
CAC-Care of the Elderly: desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
900 St. Laurent Avenue 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Quesnel 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V2J 3S3 
 
Institution Description
Dunrovin Park Lodge is a complex care facility with 117 beds. The facility consists of complex care, hospice, respite and special care unit. Maple House is a secured unit with 20 beds and 1 respite bed specifically for residents requiring more supervision. Hospice Care Unit has 3 Hospice Palliative care beds and 3 respite beds. Complex Care is made up of 91 beds in the following areas: Jack Pine; Mountain Ash; Sugar Loaf; Lodge/Moose Heights; Blackwater. Each area has its own dedicated dining lounge.

The building features many amenities and services including an activities room with a robust activity program, private dining rooms, indoor lounges and outdoor courtyards. Additional amenities include a hair salon, portable projector screens, portable computer access, board room, library, elder kitchen, nail/foot care and a sensory therapy. 
Institution Size (Beds)
51-150 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Located in the central interior of British Columbia on the traditional territory of the Lhtako Dene, Quesnel is nestled on the banks of the Quesnel and Fraser rivers. Some highlights of Quesnel include:

Outdoor activities
Arts and Recreation centre
Regional airport
Local brewery
West Fraser Centre
Indoor soccer facility
Curling club
Two Golf courses

Population:

10,000 local residents and 13,000 people in the surrounding area
The main industries and forestry and agriculture
School District #28, serving children K-12
University of Northern BC and College of New Caledonia campuses 
Community Size
16-50k 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Medical Staff Recruitment 
Contact Address
404 - 299 Victoria Street
Prince George, BC
V2L 5B8 
Phone
250-565-0000 
Fax
 
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Published on 2021-12-22
Edited on 2021-12-22