Northern Health Authority/Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre
Northern Health is seeking a Family Practitioner for 0.5 FTE position in Masset. The selected candidate will share a practice with one other 0.5 FTE and cover approximately 628 patients. The current physician would like to create a line share arrangement allowing for 4-6 weeks on and 4-6 weeks off.
Along with clinic work, family physicians work in the Emergency room and cover Hospital in-patients. Call is 24 hours, with the following morning allocated to walk-in appointments and the afternoon off for post call. Weekend call is from Saturday morning to Monday morning with the rest of Monday booked off.
Masset is situated along the shoreline of Masset Sound on Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, and is the largest village on the island. Major industries are logging, fishing and tourism. Masset provides services for a larger rural area with a population near 2,300 including Tow Hill (unincorporated) and Old Masset (IR). Incorporated in 1961, the Village of Masset (pop. 1,000) is the oldest of the islands municipalities.
The Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital is an eight bed facility (four acute and four long-term care) with a busy Emergency. Services provided are:
• General medicine
• Community Health
• Public Health
• Mental health
People from all over the world visit Masset to enjoy the areas pristine beauty, rich sports fishing and unique culture. As well, Masset is known for its endless hiking trails, magnificent beaches and exceptional birdwatching opportunities. World renowned artists hail from Masset and can be found at studios around the village and at our close neighbour, the Haida community of Old Masset.
• Top destination for pacific sport salmon and halibut fishing
• Whale watching tours
• Delkatla wildlife sanctuary is home to a vast selection of migratory birds
• Golfing with spectacular views of the Dixon Entrance
• Average temperature ranges from 15°C (high) to 5°C (low)
• Learn more at www.massetbc.com
• Average house cost is $90,000
• Closest airport is Masset (ZMT)
$20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available! Estimated Salary - $225,000/Annual
Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre is located at 2520 Harrison Ave, Masset, BC, V0T 1M0
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