Family Practitioner/Obstetrics

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Join a diverse group of Family Practitioners in Terrace, a teaching site for UBC Medicine, three Primary Care clinics, outstanding specialists support and services. We are looking for General Practitioner with interest in OB/GY and ability to practice low risk obstetrics as well as ER. We welcome new grads!

Surround yourself by the stunning coastal mountain range and lush ancient rainforest just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy the mild winters, back and cross country skiing, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, indoor and outdoor skating, ice-fishing and an evening soak in the local hot springs. In the summer, go golfing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming in the pristine lakes and of course, the world-class Salmon fishing. Keep an eye out for a rare white Kermode or “spirit” bear. In the evening, relax in one of the many pubs, restaurants or the local brewery, or go dancing and see local musicians perform, or maybe attend one of the art, musical or comedian shows. Go local and shop at the Northwest biggest farmer’s market. Feeling creative? Then, audition and act at the local theatre. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us!

Terrace is a vibrant, entrepreneurial and friendly community with a medical catchment area of 31000, clean air, affordable life and housing. Historically a forestry industry, Terrace has grown into a regional service town with government and educational social services as the biggest employers as well as strong presence of construction, trades, transportation and growth in manufacturing and tourism. There are three secondary and six elementary schools, one long-distance education and one French emersion, a Northwest Community College campus and a University of British Columbia campus.

Terrace is home to Mills Memorial Hospital, a fully accredited 44 bed, acute care facility, with an average 24,700 ER visits per year. State of the art double the size new hospital is coming soon! Today services include:

  • 10 Bed Psychiatric Unit
  • Oncology – SPECT/CT. Dialysis
  • Daycare Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy Program
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Labour and Delivery Unit
  • 3 Surgical Suites
  • 5 Bed ICU
  • Diagnostic and Specialist Centre
  • MRI/CT
  • Nuclear Medicine

What is truly unique about your practice in Terrace is the exceptional specialist support including:

  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Radiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • GP Oncology, GP Obstetrics (with C-section Capabilities)
  • Pediatrics
  • Visiting Neurology, Oncology, and Rheumatology

 Compensation and Incentives

  • Fee For Service Billing
  • Retention Premium:19.6%%
  • Retention Flat Fee:$19706
  • Relocation Funding Available $9000 - 15,000
  • Recruitment Incentive Available $20,000

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