Northern Health Authority is seeking a pediatrician for Dawson Creek, BC. The selected candidate will be supported by a pediatrician in nearby Fort St. John (45 minutes away).
Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:
- 24/7 emergency
- Medical and surgical in-patient care
- Day surgery
- Respiratory therapy
- Diabetic education
- Primary care
- General surgery
Lab and Medical imaging with CT
- Cancer care
- Orthopedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of BC
Wide blue skies and the rolling foothills of the Northern Rockies surround Dawson Creek. The city is also known as the Mile Zero City, as it marks the start of the Alaska Highway, a 2400 km long highway connecting Alaska and the Yukon to Western Canada and the United States.
Dawson Creek has a population of approximately 12,000 and serves as a major centre for 60,000 people from the surrounding area. There are eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. The Northern Lights College provides adult education.
Dawson Creek offers shopping, services and indoor and outdoor recreation to meet the needs of residents and tourists. The town has more park land per capita than most communities of comparable size.
A visit to the community will be offered to provide the opportunity to determine whether it will be a good fit for the candidate and their family.
$20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available!
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