Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Fort St John, British Columbia
Job ID: 8298

Profession Physician
Published Ad Date Range *
From May 18 2022 to May 17 2023
Job Title Family Physician
Community * Fort St. John
Site
Facility Type * Clinic
Health Authority Competition Number (if applicable)
Specialty * Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
Sub-specialty * General
Job Type * Permanent
Is this a Primary Care Network Opportunity? * No
Estimated Start Date *
Aug 01 2022
On-Call Hours MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
Hours of Work Regular
Job Posting URLThis is a link to the Job Posting on your employer’s website.
Job Description * LOCUMS MAY ALSO BE AVAILABLE.

Northern Health is seeking a Family Physician with full-scope skills/experience to join a well-established, full-scope Family Medicine clinic in Fort St John BC, a young and growing community!

The expected commitment is 4 days/week (32 hours) in the clinic/office as well as hospital inpatient work: compensation is based on patient panel. In addition to clinic/office and inpatient work, there may be opportunity for additional Fee-For-Service income opportunities, including:

• ER, 8-hour shifts available, up to 6 shifts per month
• Surgical assists
• Maternity
• Primary OB
• Advanced OB with C-section (if qualified)
• Outreach to nearby First Nations communities

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. The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC, who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at the Health Authority.

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!

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

Compensation Type * Combination
Estimated Yearly Remuneration $350,000 (if also doing additional Fee-for-Service work)

BENEFITS AND/OR INCENTIVES
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA)
Yes Retention Premium:21.35% Retention Flat Fee:$24,576.90
Relocation Funding Available
Yes Amount:$9,000 – $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive Available
Yes Amount:$20,000
Vacation Leave Negotiable
Overhead (% or amount per month)
Billing Split
Other Benefits REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) N/A
Anesthesia Experience N/A
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) N/A
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) N/A
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible Mandatory
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine N/A
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Mandatory
Emergency Experience N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) N/A
Obstetric Experience N/A
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) N/A
Surgical Skills N/A
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on June 2, 2023.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Family Practice
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
NHA-5313 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner (General)
Call Frequency
On-Call Hours MOCAP Level 1 for Emergency
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Estimated Yearly Remuneration $350,000 (if also doing additional Fee-for-Service work) 
Billing / Overhead Split
Overhead (% or amount per month)
Billing Split
Other Benefits REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. 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. 
Vacation / CME Leave

Vacation Leave Negotiable 
Additional Benefits
Other Benefits REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) and MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings for ER coverage. 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.

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA)
Yes Retention Premium:21.35% Retention Flat Fee:$24,576.90
Relocation Funding Available
Yes Amount:$9,000 - $15,000 (TBD)
Recruitment Incentive Available
Yes Amount:$20,000
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) N/A
Anesthesia Experience N/A
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) N/A
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) N/A
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible Mandatory
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine N/A
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Mandatory
Emergency Experience N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) N/A
Obstetric Experience N/A
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) N/A
Surgical Skills N/A
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable. 
Experience
 
Certifications
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) N/A
Anesthesia Experience N/A
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) N/A
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License Provisional
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) N/A
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) Eligible Mandatory
Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) – Emergency Medicine N/A
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Mandatory
Emergency Experience N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) N/A
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) N/A
Obstetric Experience N/A
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PAL) N/A
Surgical Skills N/A
Comments Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License can be Full or Provisional. Start date is negotiable. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Fort St John 
Country
Canada 
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. The Emergency Room sees 25,000+ visits per year.

If interested, please submit your CV to Health Match BC, who will refer you to Physician Recruitment at the Health Authority. 
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. 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
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2023-04-28
Edited on 2023-04-28