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Northern Health Authority

Locum Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Kitimat


Company Information

Northern Authority Authority

Job Description

Northern Health Authority is seeking a family practitioner to provide locum coverage in Kitimat, BC.

Multiple Positions available. $900/day, minimum  

Set in a beautiful and natural ocean, mountain and valley paradise, Kitimat is located on the Douglas channel just a few miles off British Columbia’s inside passage. Kitimat was built in the 1950s and is one of BC’s youngest coastal communities. Main industries include an aluminum smelter, a pulp and paper mill and a petrochemical manufacturer.The population is approximately 11,000 and there are three elementary schools, and two secondary schools. 

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre is a 20 bed acute care unit including 2 maternity beds. It integrates acute care, residential care, public health and community care in one facility. The services include:

  • Emergency

  • Physiotherapy

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory

  • Diabetes and chronic disease management

  • Outpatient community chemotherapy clinic

  • Regional Orthopaedic centre

  • Regional palliative care nurse 

  • Community Services including

  •      . Home support
    • Home care nursing

    • Long term care case management

  • Mountainview Lodge a 36 bed residential and complex care facility

  • Public health team

 Kitimat General Hospital hosts a regular rotation of visiting specialists in internal medicine, urology ENT, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology and radiology

 In order to be eligible for British Columbia licensure your postgraduate training must meet the requirements of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Post graduate training must be obtained from an accredited and approved training program in a jurisdiction sanctioned by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. At this time, those countries are: Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, and Australia. Please visit the following website for further information.

Contact Information

Northern Health AuthorityJacquelyn PagePhysician Recruitment and Marketingphysicians@northernhealth.ca
Posting Date: 05-Jan-2017Family Medicine/General Practice LOCUM, Practicing physician 12 months Open 5 ASAP
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