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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Valemount


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Northern Health Authority

Job Description

Northern Health Authority is seeking a family/general practitioner to join the medical team at the Valemount Health Centre. 

Located in the beautiful Robson Valley, Valemount is nestled between the Canadian Rockies, the Monashee Mountains and the Cariboo Mountains. Valemount is the home of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and the origin of the Fraser River. The major industries include forestry, ranching, and tourism. Valemount is a rural community of approximately 1100 residents. There is one elementary school and one secondary school. 

The health centre provides a number of services under one roof to residents in this community near the Alberta border. Three physicians currently practice in the health centre. Three expanded role nurses provide services in the outpatient clinic (no inpatient services are provided at the health centre). The facility sees an average of 4700 ER visits per year. Other services include:

  • Laboratory

  • X-ray

  • Extended care

  • Mental health and addictions

  • Prenatal registry and pre/post-natal group appointments

  • DIGMAs (Drop in Group Medical Appointments) for population health care.

  • Home and community care

  • Evening clinics to target our working population

  • Well Woman clinics

  • Foot care clinics

  • Patient self-management room where the patients can take their own blood pressure, weigh themselves, and use the computer to access sites such as How’s Your Health

  • Outpatient clinics with visiting specialists (orthopedic, rheumatology, paediatric, renal)

  • Shared care via video with a respirologist in a group appointment setting 

$15,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available! Salary/Rate $400,000 

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 PagePhysician and Recruitment and Marketingphysicians@northernhealth.ca
Posting Date: 30-Dec-2016Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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