Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Fort st John, British Columbia
Job ID: 8074

ROLE AND FACILITY INFORMATION
Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician to take over an existing, well-managed family practice starting January 1st, 2023.

Teaching opportunities, support of the Division of Family Practice actively involved with community partners and Northern Health in the primary care clinic including multi-disciplinary teams.

ABOUT OUR CLINIC
We are a youthful, vibrant clinic consisting of 8 physicians and 7 staff housed in a modern, fully furnished, organized, well established medical office. Each physician has their own workspace and individual exam room as well as a shared procedure room. We also have an in-house NP, dietician, social worker, mental health clinician, respiratory therapist and pharmacist who work alongside as a team and we all support each other.

EMR system MOIS.

Associates are paid $180.00/hour for an 8 hour day. This rate is take-home with no overhead or additional expenses deducted. Associates are required to work 3-4 full days a week in clinic. Associates are paid consistently every 2 weeks. Full time Associates are provided 8 weeks vacation time per year.

There is opportunity to generate extra revenue through services outside the clinic such as ER, OR, Prenatal clinic, etc. This is all billed privately and Associates keep 100% of these earnings.

We are on an alternate payment model, our clinic is not solely FFS based.

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-5285 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty General
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
Regular
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
On Call
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
COMPENSATION
Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
300,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
Physician Overhead
None  
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
8 weeks per year for Full-Time Associates 
Additional Benefits
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
Compensation Type: Innovative Funding based on panel size, complexity rating and QI indicators. Income from other courses, I.e. maternity, ER, OT. 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
Comments
ATLS desired for ER work.

CPSBC License can be Provisional or Full.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Desired
Obstetric
Desired
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Desired 
Experience
 
Certifications
Comments
ATLS desired for ER work.

CPSBC License can be Provisional or Full.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
REQUISITES
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Desired
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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Desired
Obstetric
Desired
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Fort st John 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
v1j 2a4  
 
Institution Description
Fort St John Hospital and Peace Villa opened in 2012; the facility has 55 acute care beds, 123 residential care beds and the ER handles over 25,000 visits per year.
• Endoscopy suite
• 2 state of the art operating rooms plus procedure room
• Ambulatory clinics including cancer clinics and hemodialysis
• Medical and surgical inpatient rooms
• ICU
• Prenatal Clinic and Birthing Centre
Fort St. John Health Unit
• Public Health
• Home care nursing
• Home support
• Community rehabilitation
• Nutrition
• Social workers services
• Environmental Health
• Audiology
• Dental Health 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
ABOUT FORT ST JOHN
With a population of 23,000 and growing, Fort St. John is the largest city in Northeastern BC with daily flights to Vancouver and Calgary.

You can enjoy a wide variety of activities from camping, hiking and lakeside fun in the summer, to sledding, ice fishing, and cross-country skiing in the winter.

The city supports a robust theatre and arts community along with an indoor speed skating track, running track, soccer field, three hockey rinks, indoor pool and curling rink.

Fort St. John has a newly built hospital. We have in-town specialists including general surgery, internal medicine, gynecology and obstetrics, psychiatry, pediatrics as well as a visiting specialist clinic including dermatology, ophthalmology, and rheumatology. Other specialists are also available within the region of Northern BC.

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