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Northern Health Authority

GP-Anesthesiologist

Canada-British Columbia-Terrace

NW-2631-1427364

Company Information

Northern Health Authority


Job Description

  

Job Category:

Anesthesiology

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Salary/Rate:

Fee for service

Number of Positions Open:

1 Permanent, 1 Locum

Start Date of Employment:

ASAP

 

Are you looking to reclaim your work-life balance? 

Do your interests include outdoor activities and access to wilderness at your back door?  

If so, then it is easy to picture Terrace as home. You and your family will enjoy amazing community amenities such as hiking, Alpine and Nordic skiing, golfing, fishing in glacier fed rivers, easy access to the Pacific Ocean, art galleries, two gorgeous lakes and farmers’ markets – all in the pristine surroundings of Northwest British Columbia.  

Northern Health authority is seeking a physician to provide Anesthesia services in Terrace, BC at Mills Memorial Hospital. In this position, the incumbent would provide 0.5 FTE Anesthesiology services, and 0.5 FTE General Practice. Mills Memorial provides regional services and is a designated trauma centre with CT capability as well as Nuclear medicine.  

The economic activity in Terrace is focused on serving the mining, logging and natural gas industries. Terrace is also a regional convention center because of its location and excellent services. The population is approximately 19,000, with a catchment area of 31,000. There are four secondary schools, nine elementary schools, Northwest Community College campus and a UNBC campus. Terrace has a busy airport, with seven out-bound flights per day. 

Terrace is home to Mills Memorial Hospital, a fully accredited, 44 bed, acute care facility. Patient visits to the busy ER in Terrace are varied and reflects the population and activities in the area. Terrace is serviced by

  • Regional psychiatry unit

  • Regional dialysis unit

  • Largest cancer clinic in Northwest British Columbia, including a regional breast cancer diagnostics program

  • Regional 5 bed ICU

  • Medical Imaging Unit includes regional Nuclear Medicine

  • CT

  • Echocardiography

  • MRI

  • Digital mammography

  • Stereotactic breast biopsy

  • Regional pathologist services 

Other facilities include Long Term Care, Community Health and Home Care Nursing.  

What is truly unique about the Terrace community is the exceptional specialist support for primary care, including: 

  • General Surgery

  • Internal Medicine

  • Anesthesiology

  • Gynecology

  • Urology

  • Otolaryngology

  • Radiology

  • Psychiatry

  • Ophthalmology

  • GP Oncology, GP Obstetrics (with C-Section Capabilities)

  • Pediatrics

  • Visiting neurology, oncology, and rheumatology  

The thriving community of Terrace is Northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, and pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Anglers come to Terrace to challenge the steelhead and spring salmon of the Skeena River. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and resource product trade. Terrace offers affordable housing and natural splendor that supports a balanced lifestyle and has a airport that has five/six daily flights to both Prince George and Vancouver.  

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available!  

Mills Memorial Hospital 

4720 Haugland Avenue 

Terrace, British Columbia 

V8G 2W7 Canada  

In order to be eligible for licensure in BC, 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 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Please refer to the attached PDF for a listing of those countries: http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/common/documents/credentials/jurisdictions_e.html


 

 



 


Contact Information

Northern Health Authority
Jacquelyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 12-May-2017Anesthesiology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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