Williams Lake’s population is about 11,000, with 25,000 in the surrounding area. We are an intersection of 3 major highways: Highway 97 going north to Prince George, Highway 97 going to south to Kamloops and Highway 20 going west to Bella Coola. The surrounding area is spectacular, incredibly varied, and the reason most of us live here. Outdoor and backcountry opportunities abound! For more information about Williams Lake check out www.williamslake.ca .
Far Away from the Everyday, check out Tourism Williams Lake for information on local activities including: Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, hunting, water sports, SUP, camping, skiing (cross country & downhill), Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, canyon rafting, farm tours, Jet boat adventures, Eco tours, Grizzly tours and the Stampede!
A well established clinic is seeking a General Practitioner to join their team.Live the medical career of your dreams. Practice Family Medicine in Williams Lake, BC; a well-serviced community nestled between the wild Cariboo Mountains and the rugged Chilcotin Plateau.
This clinic is a well established Family Practice in the heart of the community and is supported by a professional and experienced team. The local Division is happy to help you arrange travel and living arrangements. Williams Lake is serviced by a variety of specialties, such as oncology, GPA, general surgery, gynaecology, internist, paediatrics, midwifery, nurse practitioners, urology, and child and adult psychiatry.
Williams Lake has all amenities, including a local college, an airport, and a variety of fitness and outdoor opportunities. You can’t beat the lifestyle as a family physician whether in your practice or for your family.
If you are interested or have any questions, we would like to offer you a virtual meet and greet with the clinic and the Division. This takes approximately 30 minutes, we can discuss incentives for our community, structuring of your patient panel, and what other specialities you may be interested in. Uniquely, Williams Lake is able to offer you a fully tailored medical practice: for example, 3 days in clinic for primary care, 1 day remote First Nations communities, 1 day in a the addictions clinic.
For more information about the general community and the medical community, please see this link to the Divisions of Family Practice web site for our area! https://www.divisionsbc.ca/cird
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Doctorate in Medicine
Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada-Emerg Med (CCFP-EM)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) is Mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
300,000 gross estimate but please enquire
Recruitment Funding: Up to $15,000 dependent
Recruitment Incentive: $10,000 - $15,000 dependent
Annual Retention: Up to $14,182.08
Fee Premium: 12.32%
Rural incentives rates are subject to change annual but current rates are confirmed at time of offer.
Cariboo Memorial Hospital:
Cariboo Memorial is “Under Construction” with planned completion of 2026! The CMH redevelopment project includes and an addition to the existing hospital as well as renovations to the existing facility. The addition will add 25 in-patient beds for a total of 53, a new emergency department, mental-health unit and cancer department. NEW (July’23) Maternity Clinic – dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support to expectant mother in the Cariboo region.
Currently, CMH is a Level 2 Community Hospital in Williams Lake with 28 inpatient beds. CMH hospital offers ER, ICU, OR, med-surg, cardiology unit and obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging on site; outpatient hemodialysis unit operated on-site. Residential beds are embedded within med-surg unit on second floor of hospital.
Deni House is adjacent to CMH, embodies a resident centered philosophy designed to help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life. Deni House has 13 private and 5 3-bed rooms. Nine of the beds are designated as short stay including 2 palliative beds, and ALCP’s (2beds).