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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Locum

Canada-British Columbia-Queen Charlotte


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Northern Health Authority

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Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Locum


Northern Health Authority - Queen Charlotte City

The Northern Health Authority is seeking locum coverage in Queen Charlotte, BC. This is an exciting opportunities to practice medicine in one of the one most beautiful places in BC - Haida Gwaii. The brand new hospital was officially opened in September 2016.  

The Queen Charlotte Islands Hospital is a 16-bed facility which serves the local population and residents of surrounding villages and isolated forestry camps. It will be replaced in fall 2016 by a new facility. Queen Charlotte is also home to the Haida Gwaii Cancer Care Clinic. 

Hospital services include:

  • General practice and basic emergency coverage

  • Minor surgery

  • Stabilization of trauma patients and critically ill patients

  • Midwifery

  • Alcohol and drug counselling

  • Public health nursing services

  • Social work services

  • First Nations community health workers 

Haida Gwaii consists of between 150 and 200 islands off the northwest coast of British Columbia. Queen Charlotte is the largest community and is located at the south end of the Graham Island, providing services to a population of approximately 3,000. There are many local historical sites, and art and cultural activities. Local industries include forestry, commercial fishing and tourism. 

Activities include:

  • Exploring miles of beach

  • Whale-watching

  • Hiking in Gwaii Haanas National Parks Reserve

  • Visiting museums and historical sites such as homesteads, decomissioned whaling stations and ancient Haida villages where totem poles and artifacts lie undisturbed in their original sites.

  • Shopping for local art

  • Chartered fishing

  • Exploring local craft fairs 

Queen Charlotte Island General Hospital

3209 3rd Ave

Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia

V0T 1S0 Canada 

Salary/Rate - $900/day RGPLP

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 AuthorityJacquleyn PagePhysician Recruitment and
Posting Date: 08-Mar-2017Family Medicine/General Practice LOCUM, Practicing physician 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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