Williams Lake

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!

Practice Details:

Excellent opportunity for a Paediatrician to join a practice with supportive and collegial services in beautiful, friendly Williams Lake. Discover the rewards of career satisfaction working in a strong culture of teamwork while delivering excellence in care in a small town community with an abundance of outdoor activities!

You will enjoy a busy and exciting practice working with another pediatrician and alongside an excellent team of caring allied health professionals at the Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre. Additionally, you will provide general acute, neonatal (34 weeks and above), ER and consultant work to patients and their families at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. A general pediatric background with an interest in developmental and behavioural paediatrics would be especially suitable.

We are excited to add passionate, hardworking experienced candidates or independent, confident new graduates with a wide breadth of experience to our team in Williams Lake.

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For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

  • Eligible for Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • •Eligible for licensure with CPSBC • Neonatal resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) stare highly recommended. •Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory You may be eligible for the USA Certified Class Permits through the College of British Columbia Physicians and Surgeons. Please reach out to Physician Recruitment for more details. USA Certified Class accepted. We will recruit USA Certified Class Physicians ****Certain specialists who are not eligible for full or provisional licensure in BC may be eligible to apply for licensure in the USA certified class ****
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: 1:3 – 1:4

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
•Recruitment bonus: $15,000 (For Full Time)
•Relocation Assistance: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
•Fee Premium: 12.32%
•Annual retention fee: $18,696.48
•CME funding: to a max of $6,600 after 4 years

*Rural Incentives are subject to change and confirmed at time of offer.*

Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs for those living and working in rural community.

Cariboo Memorial Hospital:

Cariboo Memorial Hospital is a 28 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.

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