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Interior Health

General Pracitioner

Canada-British Columbia-New Denver

Posted 27 Days AgoPNEW-FP-2064-1557624

Company Information

Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. 

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care – all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

Job Description

Join an experienced rural physician and a nurse practitioner in the lovely rural BC setting of New Denver on Slocan Lake! Just over an hour from Nelson, we serve a catchment area of 1500 with good local amenities that include a K-12 school. The New Denver Medical Clinic, the ER, and the 28 bed nursing home all share the same facility and overhead costs are negotiated with the Health Authority.

Physicians provide 24/7 ER coverage and typically schedule half day clinics. The EMR system is Intra Health Profile. Billable income is enhanced by MOCAP Level 1 on-call funding for ER coverage and we receive rural incentives as noted below. The ER coverage is not onerous and we have telehealth capability in the trauma room. You will see all ages, acute and chronic illnesses, and occupational injuries from mining and logging plus increased activity in summer months with tourism. Our team is collegial and positive, making work a pleasure. The position is available now. Temporary rental arrangements on property may be possible. New grads welcome, as are international graduates who are eligible for provisional license in BC

Our great rural lifestyle includes such favorite activities as boating, biking and snowmobiling. We are casual by nature!

Slocan Community Health Center is home to the New Denver Medical Clinic, the ER and a 28 Bed nursing home on Slocan Lake.

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: flexible
  • On call requirements: 24/7, 1:3 ER
  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service + rural incentives
  • Estimated Gross Income: Please enquire
  • Overhead: Flat monthly fee (to be negotiated with Interior Health)
RSA Incentives:
  • Recruitment Bonus: $20,000 (for 1.0 FTE)
  • Relocation: max $15,000
  • Annual Flat fee: $19,706
  • Fee Premium: 22.54%
  • Rural CME: up to $5,720/yr for 4+ years.
Rural Incentives and MOCAP contracts are negotiated provincially and therefore subject to change.

New Denver (population 550) is rich in history and natural beauty, this scenic village has a strong sense of community and is an ideal location for work and play. Surrounded by the spectacular landscape of the Valhalla, Kokanee Glacier and Goat Range Provincial Parks, New Denver is a wilderness enthusiast's paradise with unlimited access to every type of outdoor activity. The small town comes alive through the live music, dance and theatre events held throughout the year.


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