Family Practitioner - ER

Northern Health is seeking family practitioners to provide primary care services and emergency coverage in Vanderhoof, BC. Join an outstanding medical community in the centre of BC, Vanderhoof. This very collegial group of general practitioners enjoy:

  • a focus on work-life balance

  • excellent opportunities for GP enhanced skills development

  • 8 weeks of holiday and 2 weeks of CME annually (no locum coverage required)

  • a progressive EMR practice with a focus on patient quality and sustainable rural health care 

St. John Hospital is a 24 acute care bed and eight bassinet facility with a staff base of 180. The St. John’s Hospital services include:

  • Operating room 5 days/week, with GP-Surgery and GP-Anesthesia Support

  • Obstetric Services

  • Emergency Services

  • 24/7 Lab, X-ray and ultrasound

  • GP run community oncology program 

St. John Hospital is a teaching facility for the University of Northern British Columbia and UBC, with a regular rotation of students and residents. Services that are operated on an outpatient basis from the St. John Hospital include:

  • Public Health

  • Mental Health

  • Occupational therapy

  • Home Care

  • Dietician Services 

Visiting specialists include: orthopaedics, ENT, plastics, geriatrics, psychiatry, pediatrics, physiatry, dermatology, and rheumatology. 

Vanderhoof is a tight-knit caring community and sits on the banks of the Nechako River. The population is 4,500 but the service area includes 10,000. There are 10 schools, including private and post-secondary. Residents enjoy a range of activities including Nordic skiing, Golf, trail networks, and a bike park. A brand new community pool is opening in 2017.  

$20,000 Sign-On Bonus and $15,000 Relocation Assistance is Available! Salary/Rate $325,000+ 

St. John Hospital 

3255 Hospital Road 

Vanderhoof, British Columbia 

V0J 3A2 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.