Family Physician - Private Clinic

Salmon Arm

Situated in a lush valley on the shores of beautiful Shuswap Lake, the city of Salmon Arm the economic hub of the Shuswap Lakes region. Panoramic lake views, rolling farm land and forested mountains attract visitors from around the world as does Salmon Arm’s wide variety of cultural, seasonal, and outdoor recreation opportunities. From hiking to boating, to the annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival, there is no shortage of opportunities for building a healthy lifestyle in this family-friendly community. Salmon Arm's economy is a diverse mixture of forestry, agriculture, tourism and manufacturing. Come and experience outstanding wilderness scenery, countless recreational activities, and plentiful shops and boutiques; all enriched by a friendly, warm and welcoming community.

Practice Details:

Seeking Family Practice physicians!

Our clinic is set in an architecturally renowned building in a prestigious uptown location. A practice awaits you from our ever growing waiting list - we are ready to expand our team! We are seeking physicians who want to practice medicine without the headache of practice management. This is a unique opportunity for new Family Physicians looking to take their first steps or for the experienced physician looking to move beyond the stress of running a practice. The Medical Centre will offer flexible hours and our innovative ecosystem will support you.

We welcome locums - come check us out!

CPSBC Full or Provisional Licence holders will be considered. Hospital Privileges at Shuswap Lake General Hospital are optional for those on full license but mandatory for provisional license holders.

The clinic provides innovative, efficient and patient-focused care to a community of nearly 20,000 and a catchment area of 30,000.

Our clinic overlooks Bastion Mountain and the Shuswap Lake surrounded by fruit orchards and wineries. This is a truly spectacular location nestled in the heart of the interior of British Columbia.

Apply now. Come live and work where others only vacation!

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Clinic open 8 am-5 pm
On call requirements: Please enquire

Estimated Gross Income

$330-350K Gross (estimate only)

RSA Incentives

Retention Premium: 8.12%,
Retention Flat Fee: $12,583.68
Recruitment Incentive: $10,000 - pro-rated if not full time,
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location

NOTE: Amounts stated are current at time of printing as per Ministry of Health and Interior Health policies and are subject to change. Please contact us for current information.

Additional Incentives

Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs when you live and practice in a rural community.

Shuswap Lake General Hospital:

Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLGH) is a newly renovated 40-bed, Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap Health Service Area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital services the surrounding draw population of approximately 37,000 people. This hospital offers a 24-hour new Emergency Department with a registered nurse triage, laboratory and Radiology (X-ray), Surgical, Acute Care beds, Ambulatory and Outpatient Care, Obstetrical Care and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services. The on-site medical team includes local surgeons, internists, and radiologists. Additional features include two operating rooms, a modern computed tomography (CT), Echocardiography, Level 2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with three beds, and has visiting clinics that include Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics. Internists and Family Physicians hold University of British Columbia (UBC) clinical appointments hosting medical students, residents, and General Internal Medicine (GIM) Fellows.
In emergency situations this community and physicians are supported by the High Acuity Response Team (HART).

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