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full time Physician - Obstetrics/Gynecology at Northern Health Authority
Terrace, British Columbia
Job ID: 8539

Northern Health is seeking a part-time Obstetrician/Gynecologist to join the medical staff at the site in Terrace. The successful candidate will share a 1:4 call rota with 4 OBs/GPs with enhanced surgical skills.

Surround yourself by the stunning coastal mountain range and lush ancient rainforest just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the mild winters, back and cross country skiing, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, indoor and outdoor skating, ice-fishing and an evening soak in the local hot springs. In the summer, go golfing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming in the pristine lakes and of course, the world-class Salmon fishing. Keep an eye out for a rare white Kermode or “spirit” bear. In the evening, relax in one of the many pubs, restaurants or the local brewery, or go dancing and see local musicians perform, or maybe attend one of the art, musical or comedian shows. Go local and shop at the Northwest biggest farmer’s market. Feeling creative? Then, audition and act at the local theatre. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us!

Terrace is a vibrant, entrepreneurial and friendly community with a medical catchment area of 31,000 and a total catchment area of 86,000, clean air, affordable life and housing. Historically a forestry industry, Terrace has grown into a regional service town with government and educational social services as the biggest employers as well as strong presence of construction, trades, transportation and growth in manufacturing and tourism. There are three secondary and six elementary schools, one long-distance education and one French emersion, a Northwest Community College campus and a University of British Columbia campus.

Terrace is home to the site, a fully accredited 44 bed, acute care facility, with an average of 24,700 ER visits per year. The state of the art, 560 million dollar New site will be completed by the end of 2024 affording expanded logistics, space and integrated trauma and elective service delivery potential.

Current available programs and services include:
10 Bed Psychiatric Unit
Cancer Care Unit providing systemic therapy, diagnosis and staging and palliative care support
NW Breast Cancer Centre
Nuclear Medicine Department with SPECT/CT
HSDA Renal Dialysis Unit
Daycare Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy Program
Labour and Delivery Unit
Well Womens’ Clinic including comprehensive peri-natal services
Pediatric Comprehensive Services Centre
Minor Surgery Program
3 Surgical Suites
Endoscopy Suite
5 Bed ICU
Visiting Specialist Centre
MRI/CT/Echocardiography/DI Biopsy
Stereotactic Core Breast Biopsy

What is truly unique about your practice in Terrace is the exceptional specialist support including:
General Surgery – 4
Internal Medicine – 7 (2 on-site and 5 rotating from Lower Mainland)
Anesthesiology – 4
Gynecology – 4
GP Oncology, GP Obstetrics (with C-section Capabilities)
Plastic surgery including hand and tendon repair
Visiting Neurology, ENT, Rheumatology, BCCH Pediatrics, Electrophysiology, Dermatology, Nephrology, and Internal Medicine

Ancillary Services Include:
2 Respiratory Technicians
Cardiovascular Technician
Occupational Therapy

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 February 23, 2024.

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Physician - Obstetrics/Gynecology
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Northern Health is seeking a part-time Obstetrician/Gynecologist to join the medical staff at the site in Terrace. Th...
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Published on 2023-11-22
Edited on 2023-11-22