Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Northern Health Authority
Dawson Creek , British Columbia
Job ID: 8299


Northern Health is seeking an experienced Family Practice-Anesthetist (FPA) to provide full-scope Family Medicine and advanced skills FP-Anesthesia in Dawson Creek. The community has several Family Medicine clinics, all working cooperatively and providing a full spectrum of patient services.

Emergency Room shifts also available if qualified.

Core specialties available: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, Surgery, and Psychiatry. Other opportunities for advanced skills in addition to GPA include Oncology, Maternity and Emergency.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on April 18, 2024.

Application Process
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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
NHA-5444 Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Anesthesiology
Call Frequency
On-Call Hours 1:4. MOCAP Level 1
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Compensation Type * Fee-for-Service
Estimated Yearly Remuneration $350,000+ 
Billing / Overhead Split
Overhead (% or amount per month)
Billing Split 
Vacation / CME Leave

Vacation Leave Regular 
Additional Benefits
Other Benefits MOCAP (Medical On Call Availability Program) available on top of MSP billings. REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding) available when covering ER shifts - this is on top of MSP billings and MOCAP payments. 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) Mandatory
Anesthesia Experience Mandatory
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Mandatory
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 Desired
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) Desired
Surgical Skills N/A
Comments Start date is negotiable. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
City / Town
Dawson Creek  
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. The Emergency Room sees 22,000+ visits per year. Hospital services include:

• 24/7 Emergency
• Medical and Surgical Inpatient care
• Day Surgery
• General Surgery
• Orthopaedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of British Columbia
• Diagnostics and Medical Imaging with CT
• Cancer Care/Oncology
• Respiratory Therapy
• Diabetic Education

Position location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.
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 Northern Health Authority.
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Dawson Creek is known as 'Mile Zero', where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins!
The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, gyms, yoga, pilates, and dance studios, biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks. In the wintertime, enjoy our indoor curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers FREE parking. Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to beautiful Northern 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 2023-04-28
Edited on 2023-04-28