General Practitioner - Surgery

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Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner to provide primary care and surgical services 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 located on the banks of the Nechako River. The population is 4,500 with a service area of approx 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.

St. John Hospital

3255 Hospital Road

Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A2

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

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