Northern Health is seeking a family practitioner for a 0.5 FTE position in beautiful Fraser Lake, BC. The Health Centre is comprised of a collegial team of health care professionals, including family physicians, nurse practitioner and nursing staff. The team provides Primary Care as well as some daytime ER care 1-2 times/week depending on staffing levels.
There are both acute and chronic disease management with a focus on preventative primary care. There is opportunity for outreach work in First Nation communities as well as emergency shifts in the neighbouring community of Vanderhoof. There are well established connections to the medical communities in Vanderhoof (40 minutes) and Prince George (1 hr, 40 min) to facilitate surgical and in hospital care for Fraser Lake and area patients. Locum coverage is through the Rural GP Locum Program.
The community of Fraser Lake is known as the White Swan Capital of the World for the hundreds of migrating trumpeter swans that winter there each November. With a superb view of the surrounding lakes and rivers from the top of Mouse Mountain, the area’s most prominent landmark, you are sure to be enchanted with the Village of Fraser Lake. The main industries are mining and forestry. Fraser Lake has one elementary school and one combined elementary/secondary school.
With over 170 lakes within a 50 mile radius, Fraser Lake is a playground of water and natural wonderland. Besides fishing for trout or char in the Fraser and Francois Lakes, or the Nautley or Stellako River, you can also enjoy
• Climbing the 25-million-year-old lava beds of the extinct Red Rock Volcano
• Viewing trumpeter swans
• Skiing and snowboarding
• Skating or curling in the Fraser Lake Recreation Complex
Fraser Lake Community Health Centre:
130 Chowsunket St
Fraser Lake, BC
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