Williams Lake is in BC’s Central Interior Region, otherwise known as the Cariboo Chilcotin Region, and is famous for the annual Williams Lake Stampede. There is a population of approximately 11,000 residents locally, and 25,000 residents in the surrounding areas. A vast array of lakes, rivers and hiking and biking trails, makes Williams Lake and the surrounding area a great place for outdoor enthusiasts to camp, fish, hunt and play during the summer months while winter months bring the enjoyment of snowmobiling, skiing, snowboarding, and ice fishing for the winter months. Williams Lake has something for everyone.
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.
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.
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)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) is Mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Preference dependent; generally 1 on, 4 off
Estimated Gross Income
$300,000 Gross estimate but please enquire (many variables)
Rural Incentives currently include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000 (for full time)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 12.32%
Annual Flat retention fee: $18,696.48
Rural CME: max of $4,840/year after 4 years in practice
Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.
Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.
Cariboo Memorial Hospital:
Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) is under renovation with planned completion of 2026! The CMH redevelopment project includes 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. A new Maternity Clinic has been added – dedicated to providing centralized 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, OR, Med-Surg, Cardiology Unit and Obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging and outpatient Hemodialysis Unit are operated on-site.
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).