In Nelson, BC, adventure and culture unite in perfect harmony. The town of Nelson is set on the shores of the gorgeous Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the spectacular Selkirk Mountains. It’s no surprise that this hamlet on the Powder Highway is consistently ranked “Best Ski Town in North America”. The area boasts cat, heli and backcountry skiing, as well as ice climbing, glacier trekking, winter fishing and fat biking. Nearby Whitewater Ski Resort stands as a premier destination for winter athletes, offering a thrilling playground of breathtaking terrain for adventurous skiers and snowboarders alike. Mountain biking in Nelson is the stuff of legend. Showcased in many mountain bike films, Nelson trails offer everything from gentle railway grades to steep, rooty technical tracks. Kokanee Springs, an acclaimed championship course, captivates with awe-inspiring fairways and meticulous greens. Plunge into the pristine embrace of Kootenay Lake, where tranquility and discovery await through kayaking, paddleboarding, and fishing. Ainsworth Hot Springs is a short drive from Nelson, where wellness bathers can soak in the natural pool or explore the steam cave with stalactites dripping from the ceiling. Nelson has earned a reputation as a cultural centre, boasting its own arts college and fine arts centre, a range of theatres, galleries, festivals and cultural events all born out of the creative genius of Nelson’s innovative population. Artists, moviemakers, authors, and community champions never fail to celebrate the beauty and character of this alluring spot. Small in population but big in terms of foodies, Nelson is reputed to have more restaurants per capita than Manhattan or San Francisco. Locals are as fervent about their coffee as they are about their mountain activities, and Nelson is home to over 20 establishments that specialize in serving coffee. Nelson is a city where life is unhurried and people say “hello” to strangers. Come and experience a city where the spirit of camaraderie and friendly interactions create an inviting atmosphere that feels like home from the moment you arrive.
Join our Primary Care Network (PCN) team of experienced and supportive practitioners (3 physicians, 1 nurse practitioner and 1 registered nurse), 4 medical office assistants, 2 dedicated billing specialists and a non-physician business owner /administrator, working together to provide flexible working patterns and an enjoyable work culture. Our well-established, open access family practice strives to offer prompt and efficient appointments for attached, unattached and visiting patients. Our goal is to provide consistent, good quality continuity of care to all patients.
We are looking for two family practice practitioners with lots of energy, who enjoy working in a busy and friendly environment. You will work with a highly efficient and supportive team, in a good-spirited work environment.
Enjoy a vibrant and interesting patient population at this well-established, open access family practice clinic. Open Monday to Saturday in beautiful Nelson BC. The clinic offers extended hours, but has super flexible shift coverage and work hours. Ideally, candidates should be interested in working a minimum of 3 shifts a week and from 24 to 35 hours per week (a mix includes Saturdays and shorter shift days). Specialist support is available from the local and regional hospitals. This is a well-managed, private clinic with efficient staff and a congenial work culture. Currently on Telus Health Wolf EMR. Located in the main shopping mall in Nelson with free parking (for patients and staff) and incredibly easy, ground floor access for patients. The mall is located on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake and close to all Nelson amenities.
Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
Doctorate in Medicine
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
up to $450,000 dependant on work volume, and based on Longitudinal Family Physician Payment Model and a high quantity of 3rd Party Billings
Kootenay Lake Hospital:
Explore a fulfilling career at Kootenay Lake Hospital, a thriving community healthcare facility with 30 acute care beds. Our hospital is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare services to Nelson and the surrounding area, consisting of approximately 28,000 residents and visitors. Committed to serving our community and beyond, KLH offers vital medical services, ranging from emergency care to advanced treatments, ensuring the utmost well-being of our patients. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we provide a comprehensive array of services, including state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, cutting-edge laboratory services, transformative surgical procedures, tender-hearted maternity care, and more. With a new cardiovascular ultrasound system coming this fall, we will be well-positioned to expand our cardiology offerings as well. Our team of specialists covers diverse fields such as obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine, ophthalmology, neurology, radiology, emergency medicine, and oncology. Additionally, we regularly host visiting specialists for general surgery, orthopedics, and urology. Join our team of skilled and empathetic healthcare professionals and experience the gratification of working in a warm and community-oriented environment, making a profound impact on the health and wellness of the vibrant Nelson community.