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Northern Health Authority

General Surgery

Canada-British Columbia-Quesnel

Posted 14 Days AgoNI-3082-1555554

Company Information

Northern Health Authority

Job Description

Northern Health is seeking to fill one permanent General Surgery position in Quesnel. The selected candidate will join one General Surgeon and Otolaryngologist currently providing service to the area. 

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with:

  • 36 bed facility:
    • 24 acute beds,

    • 3 maternity beds,

    • 4 ICU beds

    • 5 Acute Mental Health beds.

  • 24/7 Emergency Department

  • Operating Room which accommodates our 2 general surgeons

  • Internal Medicine

  • Simulation Lab for the physician and staff training and education

  • Laboratory

  • Medical Imaging, including ultrasound and CT scan

  • Pharmacy

  • Cancer/Ambulatory Care

  • Inpatient Physiotherapy

  • Respiratory Therapy

  • Chronic Disease Management & Dietician services.

  • Home and Community Care and Home Support Services 

Quesnel is a charming city with an area population of about 25,000 people, located at the confluence of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers in the heartland of beautiful British Columbia, Canada. We take pride in our City, an active, green and connected community that is keen to diversify its economy, culture and people. Our lifestyle is enviable. Within minutes you can travel from our downtown core to some of the best fishing, hiking and wilderness adventures in the world. Our renowned Riverfront Trail system affords its users a superb walking and cycling experience while being able to take in the breathtaking scenic vistas of the Fraser and Quesnel Rivers.  

There is so much to enjoy during the beautiful four seasons in Quesnel. Annual events include Music Festivals and Billy Barker Days, when the entire community participates with a rodeo, live entertainment, mid-way and the downtown turns into the Gold Dust Mall. The rest of the year locals enjoy:

  • Many lakes

  • The beautiful river front trail

  • Farmers market

  • Nearby Barkerville

  • Skiing and Snowboarding at Troll Ski Resort

  • Equestrian agri-plex

  • Fitness centers

  • Golf courses

  • Indoor soccer facility

  • Arts and Recreation Centre with pool, gym, art gallery, pottery room and dance studios

  • Ice arena

  • Performing Arts Festival 

Quick Facts

  • Quesnel services a population of 25,000

  • Only 1 hour drive to Prince George or 1 hour flight to Vancouver

  • Learn more at

  • Closest airport is Quesnel (YQZ) 

Northern Health Authority

GR Baker Memorial Hospital

543 Front St

Quesnel, BC V2J 2K7 

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: 

Please contact Health Match BC to determine your options to become eligible for BC licensure.


Contact Information

Northern Health Authority
Jacquelyn Page
Physician Recruitment and Marketing Assistant

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