Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
- Northern Health Authority
- Dease Lake
- Job Category
Dease Lake is a wonderful community with opportunities for locum Physicians who would like to enjoy a new area. The Stikine region is one of the most spectacular pristine wilderness areas remaining virtually untamed. This region encompasses an area of 153,600 sq. km. and is the home of the Stikine River, one of the last free-flowing wilderness rivers in North America. The Stikine Health Centre is located on Highway 37 in the heart of Dease Lake, learn more at www.dease.net or www.stikine.net
With the closest hospital approximately 600 km away in Terrace or Hazelton, BC the Stikine Health Centre provides emergency services for everyone coming through their doors. The clinic averages about 1200 ER visits per year and service a population of about 2000 from Dease Lake, Iskut, Telegraph Creek, and the surrounding area. That number increases during the summer due to outlying mining camps and tourists passing through to the Yukon and Alaska.
The clinic also offers public health and palliative care services as well as Physician clinics.
Salary/Rate - $900/day fee for service
Stikine Health Centre
7171 Hwy 37
Dease Lake, British Columbia
V0C 1L0 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. http://www.cfpc.ca/ProjectAssets/Templates/Column1a.aspx?id=280&langType=4105&terms=jurisdictions