Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre
Fort St John, British Columbia
Job ID: 8073

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician for an exciting opportunity to provide mostly Emergency Room coverage. Put your enhanced skills training to good use in this varied and diverse practice opportunity! Anesthesia shifts also available if qualified.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on July 14, 2024.

Application Process
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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
NHA-5271 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty Emergency
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
16 (8-hr) shifts per month
On Call
MOCAP Level 1
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Estimated Remuneration
Billing / Overhead Split
Compensation Type
Physician Overhead
None (for ER coverage)  
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Additional Benefits
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 - $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
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
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP)
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre 
Street Address 1
8407 112 Avenue 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Fort St John 
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 Family Physicians with assistance from other Family Physicians in the community.

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

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC, who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at the Health Authority.
Institution Size (Beds)
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!

Our local airport offers numerous daily flights on Air Canada, WestJet, and Central Mountain Air.

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
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2022-06-16
Edited on 2022-06-16