Williams Lake is the largest city in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and growing! With a current population of 11,000 and surrounding population of 30,000 Williams Lake serves as a business, industrial, and service hub for outlying communities all while continuing to offer affordable housing prices. Located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranch land, all easy to enjoy as one of the sunniest places in the province, with roughly 314 sunny days each year. A recreation mecca with world-class mountain biking trails, hiking, fishing and three pristine golf courses plus incredible amenities including a university, regional airport and a newly renovated pool and fitness center. Enjoy a walk downtown amongst quaint shops, retail stores, art galleries, and a variety of tempting cuisines and the booming arts, culture, and heritage scene with live theatre and music performances. Creative communities are healthy communities, prosperous, and exciting places to live, come join us in Williams Lake!
Facility Details — Cariboo Memorial Hospital:
Cariboo Memorial Hospital is a 31-bed hospital offering emergency, an intensive care unit, operating rooms, medical-surgical and obstetrical units, and ambulatory care services. Other services at the hospital include stress testing, lab and diagnostic imaging (including echo and CT scanning), out-patient hemodialysis and a five-bed psychiatric crisis stabilization unit. There is 24-hour general surgery and obstetrical specialist coverage, full-time radiology, and a pediatric specialist. There are also visiting ophthalmology, rheumatology and psychiatry specialists.
Full time rural Family Physician opportunity available in the Cariboo-Chilcotin region of Beautiful BC! Come practice rural family medicine in a small, well established, collegial clinic along side an experienced family physician and a young recent Canadian medical grad. Both family physicians have strong ties to the area and would be excited to share their knowledge with you. In addition to clinical work, there are opportunities to practice GP ER, GP OBS, and other areas of interest. There is great support from the local surgeons, obstetricians, paediatrician, internist, and psychiatrist. There are multiple call groups available for admitted patients as well as OBS (if interested). Start date is flexible.
Williams Lake is an ideal place to call home and is a great place to practise medicine offering a full scope of work with supportive colleagues. Work-life balance happens here! The growing community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranch land in the heart of the Cariboo-Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. As the largest city in the area, Williams Lake offers affordable housing prices and serves as a business, industrial and service hub for outlying communities and provides employment opportunities in the forestry, mining, agriculture and tourism sectors. We can claim 314 sunny days each year, one of the sunniest places in the province. Williams Lake has all the amenities including a university, airport, and a newly renovated pool and fitness centre. It is recognized globally for its mountain bike trails. A great community to live and work!
Come live and work where others only vacation!
- Doctorate in Medicine
- Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
- Hours of work: Full time
- On call requirements: Shared weekend call
- Payment Structure: Fee for Service and rural incentives
- Estimated Gross Income: $300,000 Estimate only, please enquire to discuss
- Overhead: Please enquire
- RSA Incentives
- Rural Incentives currently include:
- Recruitment bonus: $15,000 (for full time)
- Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
- Fee Premium: 12.88%
- Annual Flat retention fee: $11,260
- Rural CME: max of $4,840/year after 4 years in practice
- Current rates confirmed at time of offer.
- Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.