Williams Lake’s population is about 11,000, with 25,000 in the surrounding area. We are an intersection of 3 major highways: Highway 97 going north to Prince George, Highway 97 going to south to Kamloops and Highway 20 going west to Bella Coola. The surrounding area is spectacular, incredibly varied, and the reason most of us live here. Outdoor and backcountry opportunities abound! For more information about Williams Lake check out www.williamslake.ca .
Far Away from the Everyday, check out Tourism Williams Lake for information on local activities including: Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, fishing, hunting, water sports, SUP, camping, skiing (cross country & downhill), Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, canyon rafting, farm tours, Jet boat adventures, Eco tours, Grizzly tours and the Stampede!
Exceptional and well established medical clinic is seeking a Family Practitioner to join their team.
Supports for practice in Williams Lake
Cariboo Memorial Hospital is the 31-bed hospital in Williams Lake, which hosts an emergency department, an intensive care unit, operating rooms, medical-surgical and obstetrical units, and ambulatory care services. Other services include stress testing, lab and diagnostic imaging (including echo and CT scanning), out-patient hemodialysis and a five-bed psychiatric crisis stabilization unit. There is 24-hour general surgery and obstetrical specialist coverage, full-time radiology, a pediatric specialist as well as local adult and pediatric psychiatrists. Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Urology and Orthopedic specialists visit regularly to provide services locally.
The Community of Williams Lake
Williams Lake is the largest city in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and growing! With a current population of 11,000 and surrounding population of 30,000 Williams Lake serves as a business, industrial, and service hub for outlying communities all while continuing to offer affordable housing prices. Located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranch land, all easy to enjoy as one of the sunniest places in the province, with roughly 314 sunny days each year. A recreation mecca with world-class mountain biking trails, hiking, fishing and three pristine golf courses plus incredible amenities including a university, regional airport and a newly renovated pool and fitness center. Enjoy a walk downtown amongst quaint shops, retail stores, art galleries, and a variety of tempting cuisines and the booming arts, culture, and heritage scene with live theatre and music performances. Creative communities are healthy communities, prosperous, and exciting places to live, come join us in Williams Lake!
Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
Full licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
clinic dependent usually 1 on 4 off
Estimated Gross Income
Rural incentives, at current posted rates, include:
Recruitment incentive: $15,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Retention fee premium: 12.32%
Retention flat fee: $18,696.48
Rural Continuing Medical Education (RCME) fund: up to $4,840.per year by the 4th year 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 loan forgiveness programs.