Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
British Columbia
Job ID: 7956

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
You will require a license to practice medicine in the province of British Columbia. To check your eligibility for licensure: https://www.healthmatchbc.org/register.aspx

NHA-2125
Status
Open
Site
Dawson Creek & District Hospital
Site Type
Clinic
Type of Position
Permanent
Locum Date Range
—- to —-
Date Range
Hours of Work
Regular
On Call
TBD
On Call
Comments
College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Desired
ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Northern Health is seeking a Pediatrician for Dawson Creek, BC. The selected candidate will be supported by a Pediatrician in nearby Fort St. John (45 minutes away). Come and enjoy our wide blue skies and northern hospitality!

This is an office-based referral practice and compensation is fee-for-service. Dawson Creek is a very young community with a high birth rate (400 per year). At this time, there are no dedicated Pediatric inpatient beds.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:

• 24/7 emergency

ICU

• Medical and surgical in-patient care

• Day surgery

• Respiratory therapy

• Diabetic education

• Primary care

• General surgery

• Diagnostics

• Lab

• Medical imaging with CT

• Cancer care

• Orthopedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of BC

Dawson Creek is known as “Mile Zero”, where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!

The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, Pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, a full-size outdoor speed skating oval, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers free parking! Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.

Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 – 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

Position location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.

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

We look forward to hearing from you!

REQUEST INFO
TERMS
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Approx. $350,000
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Regular/negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.1%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 – 15,000 depending on location
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
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

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on July 3, 2022.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NHA-2125 Pediatrics Subspecialty General
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Estimated Remuneration
Approx. $350,000 
Billing / Overhead Split
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service  
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Regular/negotiable 
Additional Benefits
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Regular/negotiable
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.1%
Retention Flat Fee
$26,591
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - 15,000 depending on location
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
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
Comments
College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Provisional
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Eligible
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Desired 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V2L 5B8 
 
Institution Description
This is an office-based referral practice and compensation is fee-for-service. Dawson Creek is a very young community with a high birth rate (400 per year). At this time, there are no dedicated Pediatric inpatient beds.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:

• 24/7 emergency

• ICU

• Medical and surgical in-patient care

• Day surgery

• Respiratory therapy

• Diabetic education

• Primary care

• General surgery

• Diagnostics

• Lab

• Medical imaging with CT

• Cancer care

• Orthopedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of BC 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Dawson Creek is known as 'Mile Zero', where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!

The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, Pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, a full-size outdoor speed skating oval, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers free parking! Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary. 
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 2022-01-06
Edited on 2022-01-06