Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
British Columbia
Job ID: 8203

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician to provide Primary Care and Emergency Room coverage in Chetwynd, BC. Join a brand new 6000 square foot facility with a state-of-the-art Primary Care Clinic! Compensation is APP (Alternative Payment Plan).

The clinic features Inter-Professional Teams (IPT) including Mental Health & Addictions, Community Nursing and Public Health; with touch-down space for visiting specialties such as Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, etc.

This new Primary Care model focuses on patient-centred care that is accessible, coordinated, comprehensive and continuous. Quality improvement and patient safety are key areas of focus.

The Chetwynd Hospital has 7 long-term beds and 5 acute care beds. Services include:
• 24/7 Emergency
• Medical Inpatient
• Palliative Care
• Respiratory Therapy

A visit to the community will be offered to the selected candidate, to provide the opportunity to determine whether it will be a good fit for the candidate and their family.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on February 4, 2023.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NHA-5547 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Subspecialty General
Call Frequency
Hours of Work
Regular
On Call
1:5
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement
Estimated Remuneration
$400,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
Vacation Leave
Negotiable 
Additional Benefits
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
25.06%
Retention Flat Fee
$28,848
Relocation Funding Available
$9,000 to $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) available. Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) available. Relocation funding: $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* 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 Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Emergency
Mandatory
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL)
Mandatory 
Experience
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
Facility: Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre, 5500 Hospital Rd., Chetwynd BC V0C 1J0 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
Chetwynd (population 2500) is located on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains and is a transportation hub of the Peace River Region. The main local industries include oil and gas, coal, forestry and ranching. Chetwynd is known for the stunning chainsaw carvings displayed throughout the town and parks. The carvings are created during the annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Carving Championship, which attracts artists from around the world!

Chetwynd is a paradise for indoor and outdoor family leisure activities, including:
• New Recreation Complex with:
o Wave pool
o Sauna
o Hot tub
o Library
o Indoor ice rink (arena)
o Curling rink
• Fishing and hunting
• Snowmobiling
• Skiing and snowboarding at Powder King Resort, only a 1-hour drive away!
• Hockey for all ages
• Service clubs
• Fun local summer activities include:
o Floating down the Sukunka River
o Climbing Old Baldy hill, to a stunning view!
o Fabulous District-maintained trail system for running, biking walking, etc..
o Annual Emperor’s Challenge hill climb
o Annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Competition

We look forward to hearing from you!

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
-
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
 
Fax
 
Original Post
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Published on 2022-12-14
Edited on 2022-12-14