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Northern Health Authority

Family Practitioner/Emergency

Canada-British Columbia-Fort St. John


Company Information

Northern Health Authority

Job Description

Family Practitioner/Emergency

Northern Health Authority/Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre

Canada – British Columbia – Fort St. John

Job Category:

Family Medicine

Job Type:

Permanent or Locum


$350,000 + (Fee for service)

Number of Positions Open:

1 Permanent

Start Date of Employment:


The Northern Health Authority is seeking a family practitioner with emergency experience for full-time emergency room coverage. The Emergency Room at Fort St. John Hospital sees 25,000+ visits per year and is currently covered by 3 full time family practitioners. 

Fort St John Hospital & Peace Villa is a new 55 bed facility with 123 bed residential care facility. Offering a full range of services including diagnostics, surgery, acute care, ICU, maternity, palliative care, a community cancer centre and community hemodialysis. The city of Fort St. John is located on a plateau in the Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. From prairie farmland and boreal forest to alpine tundra and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Peace Region produces 90% of the province’s grain, 40% of its hydroelectric power and has some of the largest gas fields in North America. 

Fort St. John is the cultural and commercial center of the region, offering a rural lifestyle with modern conveniences such as shopping and entertainment. Recreational opportunities in the area include cross-country skiing, fishing, hockey, boating, hiking, camping, hunting and curling. 

Fee for service, approximately $350,000 per year

Retention Premium: 23.30%,

Retention Flat Fee: $22,922.83.

REEF available for ER Coverage;

Relocation Assistance: Up to $15,000

Recruitment Incentive: $20,000

Required Experience and Education 

ACLS/ATLS: Desired,

Emergency Experience: Desired,

CMPA: Mandatory,

Current CPSBC License: Provisional

 Health Match BC NHA-2729 

 $20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available! 

 Fort St. John Hospital

8407 - 112 Avenue

Fort St. John, British Columbia

V1J 0J5 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.



Contact Information

Northern Health Authority
Jacquleyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing
Posting Date: 29-Oct-2017Emergency Medicine Permanent, Practicing physician 1 ASAP
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