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full time Physician - Internal Medicine at Northern Health Authority
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Job ID: 8555

Northern Health is seeking a General Internal Medicine Specialist for Dawson Creek BC, a vibrant and youthful Northern city with a population of 13,000. New grads are welcome!

Dawson Creek Hospital serves as the Regional Centre for the surrounding area, and helps serve the larger population of the beautiful Peace River Region, approximately 70,000. The Hospital has 31 acute beds and 3 higher acuity beds, plus 15 regional adult psychiatric beds.

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides:
• 24/7 emergency
• Medical imaging with CT
• Orthopedic surgery
• Medical and surgical in-patient care
• General surgery
• Day surgery
• Cancer care
• Respiratory therapy
• Diabetic education
• Primary care
• Lab

If interested, please submit your CV to or to Health Match BC.

Site Location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13th Street, Dawson Creek, BC, V1G 3W8.
Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 – 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

Dawson Creek is also known as “Mile Zero”, where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins! The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, an art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art Ovintiv Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

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

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

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school, one secondary school, and one private school (K-12). Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

The region’s main industries are agriculture, tourism, natural gas, forestry, transportation, and construction.

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to Dawson Creek!

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 - Internal Medicine
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
General Internal Medicine, DAWSON CREEK, British Columbia, CANADA
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
$400,000+ (estimated Annual Income), Fee for Service 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Moving Allowance: $9,000 to $15,000 (TBD)
Retention Flat Fee: $35,055.90 (annually)
Retention Premium: 23.10%
RCME available.
REAP available.

Moving allowance available: $9,000 if relocating within BC; $12,000 if relocating within Canada but outside of BC; $15,000 if relocating from outside of Canada. Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) funding is subject to change without notice.
Qualification Requirements
Medical Degree + Internal Medicine Residency 
Full-scope General Internal Medicine 
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC): Eligible
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License: Eligible for Provisional or Full License
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS): Desired 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Northern Health Authority 
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
City / Town
Dawson Creek 
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Medical Staff Recruitment 
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Published on 2024-01-03
Edited on 2024-01-03