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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Chetwynd

NE-2590-1488992

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Northern Health Authority


Job Description

Northern Health Authority is seeking family practitioner to provide primary care and emergency room coverage in Chetwynd, BC. The selected candidate will join the new Chetwynd Primary Care Clinic in a brand new 6000 sqft facility with state of the art technology.

The clinic features Inter-Professional Teams (IPT) including Mental Health & Addictions, Community Nursing and Public Health; with touch-down space for visiting specialties such as Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, etc. This new primary care model focuses on patient-centred care that is accessible, coordinated, comprehensive and continuous. Quality improvement and patient safety are key areas of focus.

The Chetwynd Hospital has 7 long term beds and 5 acute care beds. Services include:

24/7 Emergency

Medical Inpatient

Palliative Care

Respiratory Therapy

Chetwynd is paradise for the outdoor adventurist. Waste no time between leaving work and starting your leisure activities which can include:

The new Recreation Complex with:

  • Wave pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Library
  • Ice arena
  • Curling rink

Fishing and hunting

Snowmobiling

Skiing and snowboarding at Powder King Resort – only 1 hour drive away

Hockey for all ages

Service clubs

Fun local past times include:

  • floating down the Sukunka River
  • climbing Old Baldy hill, a ½ climb to a stunning view
  • a fabulous District-maintained trail system
  • Annual Emperor’s Challenge
  • Annual Chetwynd International Chainsaw Competition 

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 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. http://www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/Column1a.aspx?id=280&langType=4105&terms=jurisdictions

 

 


Contact Information

Northern Health AuthorityJacquelyn PagePhysician Recruitment and Marketingphysicians@northernhealth.cahttp://www.physicians.northernhealth.ca
Posting Date: 23-Jan-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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