Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Fort St. John Hospital & Health Centre
Fort St John, British Columbia
Job ID: 8076

Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner with C-section and advanced operative delivery skills. Surgery would be limited to C-sections only. Prenatal Clinic work is required. Opportunities for GP Clinic work; Anesthesia and Emergency Room shifts also available if qualified. Put your enhanced skills training to good use in this varied and diverse practice opportunity!

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

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

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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
NHA-5272 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty Obstetrics - Operative Delivery
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
Approximately 3-5 (24-hr) shifts per month. ER MOCAP also available if ER is also done.
On Call
MOCAP Level 1 for OB
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Estimated Remuneration
$350,000 if maternity care augmented by clinical work, emergency work etc. All of which are available.
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 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
Billing / Overhead Split
Compensation Type
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Additional Benefits
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)
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
Street Address 2
City / Town
Fort St John 
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Fort St. John Hospital is a new state-of-the art 55 bed hospital and 123 bed residential care facility serving a population of approximately 23,000 and a catchment area of approximately 70,000. It has a state-of-the art Birthing Centre with 600+ deliveries per year and CS call shared between a solo specialist OBG and one advanced skills FP. Prenatal and primary care OB is a shared model located in the hospital adjacent to the Delivery Suite. 
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. Enjoy our weekly downtown Farmer's Market, open from May to October! Fort St. John always has something for you to do whether it's summer or winter!

North Peace Regional 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!

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