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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Terrace

NW-2629-1501320

Company Information

Northern Health Authority


Job Description

Northern Health Authority/Mills Memorial Hospital


Are you looking to reclaim your work-life balance?  

Do your interests include outdoor activities and access to wilderness at your back door?  

If so, then it is easy to picture Terrace as home. You and your family will enjoy amazing community amenities such as hiking, Alpine and Nordic skiing, golfing, fishing in glacier fed rivers, easy access to the Pacific Ocean, art galleries, two gorgeous lakes and farmers’ markets – all in the pristine surroundings of Northwest British Columbia.  

Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner to become part of its cohesive medical staff in Terrace, BC. The candidate will have the opportunity to join a group practice with 14 GPs. The current on-call commitment for this position is 1:6 which and is compensated through the Medical On-Call Availability Program.  

The economic activity in Terrace is focused on serving the mining, logging and natural gas industries. Terrace is also a regional convention center because of its location and excellent services. The population is approximately 19,000, with a catchment area of 31,000. There are four secondary schools, nine elementary schools, Northwest Community College campus and a UNBC campus. Terrace has a busy airport, with seven out-bound flights per day.  

Terrace is home to Mills Memorial Hospital, a fully accredited, 44 bed, acute care facility. Patient visits to the busy ER in Terrace are varied and reflects the population and activities in the area. Terrace is serviced by

  • Regional psychiatry unit

  • Regional dialysis unit

  • Largest cancer clinic in Northwest British Columbia, including a regional breast cancer diagnostics program

  • Regional 5 bed ICU

  • Medical Imaging Unit includes regional Nuclear Medicine

  • CT

  • Echocardiography

  • MRI

  • Digital mammography

  • Stereotactic breast biopsy

  • Regional pathologist services

Other facilities include Long Term Care, Community Health and Home Care Nursing. 

What is truly unique about the Terrace community is the exceptional specialist support for primary care, including:

  • General Surgery

  • Internal Medicine

  • Anesthesiology

  • Gynecology

  • Urology

  • Otolaryngology

  • Radiology

  • Psychiatry

  • Ophthalmology

  • GP Oncology, GP Obstetrics (with C-Section Capabilities)

  • Pediatrics

  • Visiting neurology, oncology, and rheumatology 

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available!   Salary/Rate - Fee for Service


Mills Memorial Hospital

4720 Haugland Avenue

Terrace, British Columbia

V8G 2W7 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. http://www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/Column1a.aspx?id=280&langType=4105&terms=jurisdictions


Contact Information

Northern Health Authority
Jacquelyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 08-Apr-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician Open 2 ASAP
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