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100 Mile House

With a vast wilderness rich history, countless adventures in the great outdoors await you in 100 Mile House. 100 Mile House offers rustic charm, beautiful lakes, unique guest and dude ranches and a friendly atmosphere. It is a centre for outdoor activities and is becoming increasingly known for its excellent birdwatching. Fishing is extremely popular at any of the one hundred lakes surrounding the area. Known as the Nordic Skiing Capital of BC, 100 Mile House boasts over 150 km of groomed trails which convert to excellent mountain biking trails in the summer. Arts and culture are alive and well in this region with plays, concerts, music, galleries and artists featuring a wide array of creations.

Clinic Details — 100 Mile House District Hospital:

100 Mile House Hospital (OMH) is a 16-bed rural community hospital offering emergency, low-risk obstetrics, general medical, and outpatient ambulatory care services. The updated and recently renovated ER includes full 24/7 radiology and laboratory services. Access to CT scanning and ultrasound is an hour away. Other features include portable bed-side ultrasound, and a well-equipped trauma bay. Our local nursing and admin staff are indispensible in helping operate the hospital. Dedicated and highly skilled ER and generalist nurses work in a collaborative atmosphere.

Specialists are available in Williams Lake (1 hour drive). Currently this includes 3 General Surgeons, 3 OB/GYNs, a General Internist, a Pediatrician and a psychiatrist. They also offer CT during the day. Kamloops, a 2 hour drive, is the nearest tertiary hospital at which there are most specialties with the exception of interventional Cardiology. We also have access to specialist advice electronically within the hospital system.

Practice Details:

We have capacity to welcome at least two Family Practitioners to our well established Exeter clinic in 100 Mile House as two of our colleagues retire! Our opportunity will suit family practitioners who are enthusiastic about rural practice and who are committed to a rural lifestyle.

Here you can work the full spectrum of Family Practice or you can develop a more specific practice with an emphasis on any number of particular interests, such as residential care, MH, pediatric, prenatal, or even GP oncology if you are willing to do the additional training. We require only that you also be willing to provide 4-6 ER shifts per month in our 24/7 ER.

Our clinic has capacity to grow with our experienced office staff and with existing space for up to 10 office/examination rooms in our main clinic and 2 in our off site walk-in clinic. We are also proud to be one of the few communities to be granted the status of "proof of concept" as we move forward with Patient Medical Home Network development. Teaching opportunities are a rewarding option for those with interest.

Our residents enjoy the variety of experiences they have here, and they enjoy the benefit that is gained from working with GPs who have enhanced training in various sub specialty interests. Nearby Williams Lake provides additional support in key basic specialties of Ob/Gyn, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and General Surgery. Within our clinic we have regular dietician consults and visiting pediatrician clinics, and we are working to hire a Nurse Practitioner.

Our team is collegial and is a mix of young, experienced and senior physicians so that we can ensure you receive a strong orientation to the practice and the community. You have only to talk to any of our younger physicians or colleagues to learn how rewarding a practice can be in 100 Mile House, and to learn how wonderful this area can be to raise a family!

 For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

***immediate locum support also welcomed***

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Qualifications:

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
  • Emergency experience
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory

Call Schedule:

  • Hours of work: Full-Time
  • On call requirements: 4-6 ER shifts/month

Compensation:

  • Payment Structure: Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income: $350,000 before rural incentives
  • Overhead: Flexible competitive rate; please enquire

RSA Incentives:

Rural Incentives include:

  • Recruitment bonus: $20,000
  • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
  • Fee Premium: 16.10%
  • Annual Retention: $18,533.40
  • Rural CME: max of $5720 /year after 4 years in practice
  • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

    ** Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.**