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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner

Canada-British Columbia-Prince George

NI-2635-1489400

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Northern Health Authority


Job Description

Northern Health is seeking family practitioners to provide primary care services in Prince George, BC. Prince George is a dynamic and supportive medical community where family physicians can be more engaged in a much broader spectrum of practice than many other similar sized communities. Physicians are able to develop expanded skills and experience in areas of interest. Many develop a number of practice interests over their careers. Training for such interests can be funded by the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP).  

Join the Prince George Division of Family Practice, one of the oldest Divisions who are very involved in improving the direction and shape off health care in Prince George. 

Some of the many options include:

  • Longitudinal hospital inpatient work

  • Doctor of the Day hospitalist work done by most of family practitioners ~ 1 day per month -session options: mental health, geriatrics, eating disorders, GP oncology, GP anaesthesia -native health practice -unattached patient (Blue Pine) clinic with a number of lower SES patients -emergency room work and trauma call -sexual assault call

  • GP obstetrics call

  • Emergency Department work

  • The University Hospital of Northern BC in Prince George is a University of British Columbia Family Medicine teaching site with > 60% of our graduates practicing in Prince George or smaller communities.

  • The University of Northern BC Medical School offers a plethora of options to become involved in teaching at all levels.

  • Home of the Northern Continuing Medical Education Program which offers a full program of medical education opportunities: http://ncme.ca/

  • Very active innovative EMR (Electronic Medical Record) community using our home grown MOIS system.

  • The home of AMCARE developed to allow physicians the ability to compare their anonymous patient data with other physicians while maintaining physician ownership and stewardship off the data. 

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions. 

Locum to Permanent - Salary Rate: Fee for Service

To see the various openings for General Practitioners in Prince George, visit:  Health Match BC

 UHNBC

1475 Edmonton Street

Prince George, British Columbia

V2M 1S2 Canada

In order to be eligible for licensure in BC, 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 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Please refer to the attached PDF for a listing of those countries: http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/common/documents/credentials/jurisdictions_e.html



Contact Information

Northern Health Authority
Jacquelyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 06-Nov-2017Family Medicine/General Practice Permanent, Practicing physician 8 ASAP
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