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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Fort St. James


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Northern Health Authority

Job Description

We invite you to join our well-established family practice in Fort St. James. This unique and financially lucrative opportunity is a good fit if… 

If you are a new grad 

  • Pay off your student loans really fast!

  • Start out your career under the mentorship of a family physician who has practice comprehensive care in a rural setting for 23 years

  • Become integrated into a community at the beginning of your career and grow your family along with your patients 

If you are in the prime of your career 

  • Create a retirement plan that will allow you to reap lucrative financial rewards for your commitment to the community

  • Enjoy a family life with less stress and lots of outdoor recreation – right at your doorstep!

  • Raise your family in a safe, quiet and friendly small rural community

  • Live a luxurious lifestyle at an amazingly affordable price 

If you are in the twilight of your career 

  • Relax in an environment that is quiet, friendly and filled with outdoor recreation in your backyard, while caring for very appreciative patients

  • Be close to your practice while only minutes from home

  • Give back to a community that will give back to you!

  • Create wealth for retirement, while enjoying a laid back lifestyle 

If you are an international medical graduate 

  • Relocate your family to a picturesque and recreational paradise in the heart of British Columbia

  • Enjoy lucrative financial rewards

  • Work with experienced mentors in a small community setting

  • Assistance with immigration and relocation logistics which will make the process painless

  • Be part of a community that will embrace you and appreciate you as much as you appreciate them! 

The Stuart Lake Hospital is a 12 bed facility that provides acute, maternity and emergency services. Health Authority services include acute care, chronic disease, home and community care, public health, mental health and addictions and First Nations health. 

$15,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available! Salary/Rate $415,000

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 AuthorityJacquelyn PagePhysician Recruitment and Marketingphysicians@northernhealth.ca
Posting Date: 31-Jan-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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