Job Posting
full time Physician - Emergency Medicine at Fort St John Hospital
Fort St John, British Columbia
Job ID: 8072

ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
LOCUMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE

Northern Health is seeking an Emergency Physician for an exciting opportunity to provide Emergency Room coverage in Fort St John BC. Put your enhanced skills training to good use in this varied and diverse practice opportunity!

Fort St John Hospital is a state-of-the-art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 23,000 and is one of two area Emergency Rooms serving a catchment area of approximately 70,000.

The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year, currently covered by 3 full time Emergency Physicians with assistance from other Family Physicians in the community.

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Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Emergency Medicine
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Specialty Emergency Medicine Subspecialty General NHA-5376
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
16 (8-hr) shifts per month
On Call
MOCAP Level 1
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$450,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
Physician Overhead
None (for ER coverage)
Billing Split
None  
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Regular 
Additional Benefits
BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES
Vacation Leave
Regular
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
21.35%
Retention Flat Fee
$24,577
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. 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
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Mandatory
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Mandatory
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 College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine
Desired
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Desired 
Experience
 
Certifications
Comments
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Fort St John Hospital 
Street Address 1
8407 112 ave  
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Fort St John 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
V1J 2A4 
 
Institution Description
Fort St John Hospital is a state-of-the-art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 23,000 and is one of two area Emergency Rooms serving a catchment area of approximately 70,000.

The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year, currently covered by 3 full time Emergency Physicians with assistance from other Family Physicians in the community.

Site Location: Fort St. John Hospital, 8407 112 Avenue, Fort St John BC, V1J 2A4.
Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 - 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Fort St. John is known as “The Energetic City” and is located at Mile 47 of the world famous Alaska Highway! The city has numerous restaurants, cafés, and a health food store. It is the cultural and commercial hub of the Northeast, with a performing and visual arts centre, library, art gallery and theatre.

Recreational opportunities in the Fort St. John area include speed-skating (on one of only four indoor Olympic-sized, long-track speed skating ovals in North America!), indoor walking track, indoor soccer, golf, tennis, yoga, dance, mountain biking, walking trails, hiking, boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, curling, and hockey. Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter!

Air Canada and WestJet provide numerous daily flights to Vancouver and Calgary; Central Mountain Air provides regular service to Edmonton and Prince George.

Fort St. John has seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one private school (Kindergarten to Grade 12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

The region's main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction, and transportation.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Northeastern British Columbia!

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply. 
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 2022-06-16
Edited on 2022-06-16