Psychiatrist

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Northern Health is seeking one Psychiatrist to join a team of 5 others in the Northeast Health Service Delivery Area (2 in Dawson Creek and 3 in Fort St John). The selected candidate will work in a private practice and mental health team. There is an excellent working relationship with primary care physicians. Come and enjoy our wide blue skies and northern hospitality!

Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. It has 31 acute care beds and 15 regional adult psychiatric beds. Services include:

•            24/7 emergency

•            ICU

•            Medical and surgical in-patient care

•            Day surgery

•            Respiratory therapy

•            Diabetic education

•            General surgery

•            Diagnostics and Medical imaging with CT

•            Cancer care

•            Orthopedic Trauma and Surgical Centre for the North East region of BC

Dawson Creek is known as "Mile Zero", where the world-famous Alaska Highway begins! The city has a population of approximately 12,500, provides primary service to a population of 20,000 and helps serve the larger population of the Peace River Region, approximately 60,000.

The city offers shopping, services, restaurants, cafés, a health food store, art gallery, live theatre, and the state-of-the-art EnCana Events Centre that hosts major music concerts. Our indoor Farmer's Market is open every Saturday, year-round!

Recreation opportunities include a state-of-the-art indoor Aquatic Centre, indoor walking track, curling rink, two indoor skating rinks, a full-size outdoor speed skating oval, 25 kilometres of groomed trails for cross-country (Nordic) skiing, Bear Mountain Ski Hill (downhill skiing and snowboarding), back-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, gyms, yoga, pilates, and dance. In the summertime, enjoy biking trails, golfing, swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and visiting our numerous parks.

The city has a wide variety of authentic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, and Italian (to name a few), and also a wide variety of dining atmospheres: choose from high end restaurants, hotel buffets, familiar franchises, and local coffee shops.

Dawson Creek has eleven elementary schools, one middle school and one secondary school. Northern Lights College provides post-secondary education.

Dawson Creek Regional Airport offers free parking. Central Mountain Air provides regular scheduled service to Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Edmonton and Calgary.

Company: Northern Health Authority, located at 230 9900 - 100 Ave. Fort St John BC, V1J 5S7.

Site location: Dawson Creek & District Hospital, 11100 13 St., Dawson Creek BC, V1G 3W8.

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