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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Quesnel


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Northern Health Authority

Job Description

Northern Health Authority is seeking family practitioners to provide locum coverage in Quesnel, BC in the new Family Practice Primary Care Clinic projected that opened in June 2016. The new clinic is a Northern Heath Clinic and physician practices have the support of an inter-professional team such as nurse practitioners, nursing, mental health clinicians, pharmacy and social work. The role of the locum will be to provide primary care appointments for unattached patients at the primary care clinic, working Monday to Friday, 9-5 at the primary care clinic. There is a very welcoming medical community in Quesnel who are friendly and supportive. 

Compensation will consist of wages as outlined by the rural retention GP Locum program, with daily guaranteed wage income. 

Locum terms of 2 weeks to 6 months considered. 

Quesnel is a small city in the center of BC with big opportunities; a community filled with events, indoor and outdoor activities and a balanced lifestyle to enjoy after work or during your time off. We are located at the beautiful confluence of the Quesnel and Fraser Rivers, in the heart of BC, just an hour’s drive from the larger center of Prince George, and only a 1.5 hour flight to Vancouver from our local airport.  

Quesnel and the surrounding area is home to a population of approximately 23,000. This sunny city (more than 2000 hours of sunshine per year) experiences four distinct seasons with pleasantly warm summers and mild winters. Our recreation opportunities activities to surround you at every turn, with rivers, lakes, world-class white water rafting, fishing, canoeing, and wildlife, making it a truly incredible place to call home.  

$15,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available!  Salary $900/Day 

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.



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Northern Health AuthorityJacquelyn PagePhysicians Recruitment and Marketingphysicians@northernhealth.ca
Posting Date: 30-Dec-2016Family Medicine/General Practice LOCUM, Practicing physician 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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