Family Physician - Private Clinic


Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the story book charm and community welcome you!

Practice Details:

Flexible options at this nine-GP clinic in downtown Nelson. Design the practice that suits your lifestyle and financial goals. Full time practice, long-term locum, practice-sharing and part-time practice all possible.

• Collegial, well established clinic
• Two exam rooms and one office per physician
• Diverse services on site (including audiology, pharmacy, lab, respiratory services)
• MedAccess EMR
• Skilled and capable staff including chronic disease manager, billing expertise and dedicated business/financial manager. We do medicine -- not paperwork!

  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
  • Seeking candidate on full license
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Flexible
On call requirements: Inpatient; shared call group on weekends

Estimated Gross Income

Estimated $250-400,000 Gross

RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives apply; at time of posting, incentives include:
Recruitment bonus of $15,000 if full time
Relocation: $9K within BC, $12K within Canada $15K if international.
Fee premium: 11.48%
Annual flat fee: $13,215.12
Rural CME funding to max of $4,840 after 4 years in community.

Rural incentives are current at time of posting but subject to change annually.

Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

Kootenay Lake Hospital:

Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) is a 30-bed community hospital providing high quality health care services to residents and visitors of Nelson and the surrounding area of approximately 28,000 people. KLH has the busiest maternity services in the region with a very active integrated maternal/child health program including obstetric/gynecology and pediatric specialist support. In addition, KLH offers specialty clinics such as Healthy Heart, diabetes education, oncology and liver clinics as well as cardiac lab with stress testing, echocardiography and Holter monitoring.

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