Family Physician - Emergency

Grand Forks

Grand Forks’ sprawling hills, treed mountains and shady river set the back drop for the cultural and commercial centre of the Boundary Country. Enjoy a unique combination of ambient small town charm and urban convenience. Grand Forks provides a strong commitment to healthy living and great quality of life with abundant out door opportunities, local fitness and recreational facilities and engaging, easygoing community. Soak up the sun in the summer during an afternoon on Christina Lake or traverse the local trails on horseback. When the snow falls head to nearby Phoenix Mountain for skiing or stroll through the quaint downtown core and marvel at the decorations and sea of Christmas lights.

Practice Details:

This is your chance to join a strong, cohesive and supportive rural physician team, providing full service primary care in a well-appointed 4-physician office, as well as ER and long-term care at nearby Boundary Hospital.

This financially rewarding practice (with an income potential $500-$600k per year) is centrally located in Grand Forks, the largest community of the Boundary region.

Each physician in our clinic has their own MOA, office and two exam rooms, in addition to a treatment room, and a Residents’ exam room. We use the Profile EMR. Pre-natal care only (no deliveries in the community). Interest in geriatric care an asset. Multidisciplinary team includes a primary care Nurse and a Social Worker, as well as a foot care clinic.

Grand Forks qualify for the Rural Locums for BC program, meaning that you have access to a healthy locum coverage pool. Generous rural recruitment and retention incentives available, in addition to $20-30k/year premiums from the Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund (REEF).

Opportunity to teach UBC Kootenay Boundary Family Medicine Program’s Residents. Thousands of dollars of training and CME are available through the RCME program and REAP.

Get in touch and we’ll arrange a visit so that you can see for yourself why we love living and working here.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Medical staff positions are covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Expanded Public Health Order requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for all health care workers effective October 26, 2021 thus requiring all Medical Staff to be fully vaccinated to work in Interior Health facilities. Offers are conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status and meeting all requirements of the applicable PHO Orders.

  • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
  • Emergency experience
  • Full licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: 40/week if full-time
On call requirements: 1:6

Estimated Gross Income

$400,000 min

RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives apply and rates are subject to change but currently include

Recruitment bonus: $20,000 (prorated if/for full time)

Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location.

Fee premium: 18.62%

Annual flat fee: $ 28,855.68

CME funding to max of $5,720 after 4 years.

Current rural incentives rates are subject to change annually but existing rates are confirmed at time of offer.

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

Boundary Hospital:

Boundary Hospital is a Level I Community Hospital with 12 beds and the 24/7 emergency room. The closest major medical centre is a transfer to Kelowna (231 km's) or to a regional hospital in Trail (~100 km)

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