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Northern Health Authority

General Practitioner/Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Tumbler Ridge


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Northern Health Authority

Job Description

Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner in Tumbler Ridge for primary care and emergency services. The Tumbler Ridge Health Centre is a Diagnostic and Treatment centre located in a dream location for outdoor enthusiasts.  

All health related services are housed under one roof and is conveniently located downtown near the Community Centre. Services include:

  • medical out-patient

  • dental

  • optometry

  • ambulatory care

  • public health

  • counseling

  • home care nursing

  • emergency care covered by physicians and nurses 

Tumbler Ridge is Canada’s youngest master planned community, with a population of 3000. The major industry in the area is tourism. The district has affordable housing, 2 public schools and a college campus. Tumbler Ridge is a growing community thriving off its glorious scenery and humble small town culture. Each day is an opportunity to do things you’ve never done before in places that are unforgettably beautiful – see alpine meadows ablaze with wildflowers, towering glaciated peaks, forested valleys, clear alpine lakes and thundering waterfalls. Tumbler Ridge is the Waterfall Capital of the North! 

Tumbler Ridge promises to keep life interesting, with endless opportunities for your favourite activities.

  • 37 signed hiking trails to magical caves, fascinating geological formations, hidden waterfalls

  • Back-country ski on creeks and canyons

  • Walk where the dinosaurs did on the world class dinosaur tour

  • dogsledding

  • snowshoeing

  • ice climbing

  • Sledding

  • ATV-ing – quad, dirt bike – side-by-side

  • Boating

  • TR Dinosaur Museum

  • 90,000 sqft community centre includes:

    • Aquatics -  25m / 4 lane, salt water pool, w/play lagoon, tots pool, dry sauna, wet sauna, hot tub

    • Indoor playground

    • Climbing wall

    • Squash and racquetball courts

    • Gym

    • Arena

    • Curling rink

    • Licensed lounge

    • Art gallery

    • Library

    • Museum

    • Youth Center

    • Numerous community programs that you can ‘drop-in’ and join – example: fitness programs, quilting, line dancing, etc. 

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! $325,000 + Fee for Service


Tumbler Ridge Community Health Centre

220 Front Street

Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia

V0C 2W0 Canada

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 Authority
Jacquelyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 28-Aug-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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