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The Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia is seeking a General Neurologist to join our team. We currently have one full time clinical Neurologist and two part-time Neurologists. 

In addition to clinical practice (hospital inpatient consults, on-call, and ambulatory care), there are excellent opportunities to become involved in teaching, as we are closely affiliated with the Northern Medical Program (University of British Columbia), based in Prince George. 

We have state of the art Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging facilities. As well, we have an excellent and well-established neuroelectrophysiology lab with experienced technicians who work closely with our two neurologists who currently provide these services, a sub-specialty Memory Clinic, and sub-specialty Multiple Sclerosis Clinic. There will be opportunities to develop stroke and epilepsy programs. 

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in an on-call schedule and provide hospital consults in addition to ambulatory care. 

The University Hospital for Northern British Columbia serves both the immediate population of Prince George (approx. 80,000) and is a referral centre for outlying communities (total population approx. 400,000). It is the main teaching centre for medical students in the Northern Medical Program and provides teaching for University of British Columbia residents in several specialties. The Department of Internal Medicine currently has 20 members, 13 of whom cover Internal Medicine. There are sub-specialties including Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, Respirology, Neurology, Dermatology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology. It provides many specialty services including dialysis, endoscopic ultrasound, bronchoscopy, echocardiography (including transesophageal) with potential to develop new services. There is a fully equipped Intensive Care Unit which operates as a Closed Unit for physician staffing and involves many of the Internists. The BC Cancer Centre for the North is situated on the hospital site and includes radiation and medical oncology services. The ongoing development as a regional and teaching centre makes this an exciting time to join the medical community in Prince George. 

Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern BC, servicing an approx. rural population of 400,000 over an area of 600,000 square kilometers. Affordable housing, short commutes, a vibrant arts & culture community, and outstanding recreational opportunities make Prince George a desirable community to call home. A paradise for outdoor recreation; mountain biking, hiking, kayaking in the summer, and 41 ft. of powder in the winter are just a few of the options for adventure seekers! 

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, this Neurology opportunity in Prince George is for you!

Salary: $350,000 +

University Hospital of Northern British Columbia

1475 Edmonton Street

Prince George, BC V2M 1S2 

In order to be eligible for licensure in BC, 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 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Please refer to the attached PDF for a listing of those countries: http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/common/documents/credentials/jurisdictions_e.html 

Please contact Health Match BC to determine your options to become eligible for BC licensure. http://www.healthmatchbc.org/Physicians.aspx

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