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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner/General Practitioner Locum

Canada-British Columbia-Kitimat


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Northern Health Authority

Job Description


Job Category:

Family Practice

Job Type:



Fee for service

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Northern Health is seeking family practitioners to provide locum coverage at various dates in Kitimat, BC.  

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre is a 20 bed acute care unit including 2 maternity beds. It integrates acute care, residential care, public health and community care in one facility. The services include:

  • Emergency

  • Physiotherapy

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory

  • Diabetes and chronic disease management

  • Outpatient community chemotherapy clinic

  • Regional Orthopaedic centre

  • Regional palliative care nurse consultant

  • Community Services including

  • Home support

  • Home care nursing

  • Long term care case management

  • Mountainview Lodge a 36 bed residential and complex care facility

  • Public health team

Kitimat General Hospital hosts a regular rotation of visiting specialists in internal medicine, urology ENT, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology and radiology. 

Endless recreation & leisure opportunities await you in Kitimat. Fish the Douglas Channel, hike Mount Elizabeth, or relax at the newly renovated Aquatic Centre. Kitimat has something for everyone including:

  • Sport-boating

  • Fresh and saltwater fishing

  • Racquetball courts

  • Soccer fields

  • Baseball fields

  • Skating rinks

  • An aquatic center

  • Golf course

  • Established hiking trails

  • Heli-skiing tours

  • Swimming

  • Camping

  • Scuba diving

  • Water-skiing

  • Marine charters 

Kitimat General Hospital & Health Centre

920 Lahakas Blvd S

Kitimat, BC V8C 2S3 

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 Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 13-Jul-2017Family Medicine/General Practice LOCUM, Practicing physician 12 months Open 1 ASAP
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