Job Posting
full time Physician - Family Practice at Bulkley Valley District Hospital
Smithers, British Columbia
Job ID: 8757

Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner to join the primary care team in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, Smithers. The Family Practitioner will be taking on new patients and providing emergency room coverage.

We are just waiting to welcome you to our lovely Valley and offer our assistance as far as possible in helping you to relocate, transition and become a treasured member of our community.

Smithers is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges which provide a backdrop for the town’s Alpine setting. The main industries include forestry, tourism, transportation and agriculture. Smithers offers affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle. The population of Smithers is approximately 6,000, with an additional 5,000 from the surrounding communities that access services. There are three elementary schools, one secondary school, one alternate format school for grades 9-12 and Coast Mountain College.

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This vacancy was mirrored to from on July 14, 2024.

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Physician - Family Practice
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner to join the primary care team in the beautiful Bulkley Valley, Smith...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Longitudinal Family Practice Payment Model 
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Relocation Assistance: $9000-15,000
Retention Premium: 20.02%
Retention Flat Fee: $30,381.78 
Qualification Requirements
Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP) 
LMCC or USMLE 1,2, 3 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Bulkley Valley District Hospital 
Street Address 1
3950 8th Ave 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 24-bed Acute Care facility, which integrates home and community care into one facility. Some of the services include:
• Emergency/outpatient
• Medical
• Surgical
• Maternity
• Palliative Care
• Psychiatric Observation Unit
• Laboratory
• Pediatric services
• Radiology (X-ray, Mammography, Ultrasound)
• Home and Community Care
• Community Cancer Clinic
• Diverse programs of visiting specialists and surgeons

Other health care facilities in Smithers:
• Bulkley Lodge (Long-term care)
• Smithers Community Health (Public Health and Mental Health and Addictions)
• Healthy Living Center (Primary Care, Chronic Disease and
Dietitian Support) 
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 2024-07-09
Edited on 2024-07-09