Williams Lake

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 35,000 in Williams Lake and surrounding areas with a total population of 62,000 for the Cariboo Regional District. 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.

Practice Details:

Our current OB-GYN team is looking for a full-time OB-GYN at Cariboo Memorial Hospital. Come for a visit or a locum and check us out!

Physician services in Williams Lake include Pediatrics, Radiology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthesia, and a knowledgeable and experienced group of full-service Family Doctors. We have visiting specialists including Ophthalmology and Orthopedics – we are rural but not isolated.

There are opportunities to teach and engage with learners of varying disciplines.

We have stunning scenery, reasonable housing prices, and low office costs.

Experience the piece of mind that comes with an APP contract and Level 1 MOCAP-funded call.

Do not forget to ask about our Rural Incentives as well!

Click here to get a feel for life in Williams Lake: http://physicianintransition.ca/category/williams-lake/

**options to join existing private practices**
**locum opportunities also exist**

For those interested, Leadership Development Opportunities are available with Interior Health’s NAVIG8 Program. The NAVIG8 Emerging Physician Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program designed specifically for physicians to address the practical leadership knowledge, behaviours and skills that high potential, emerging medical leaders require to step into leadership roles early in their careers.

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

** This job posting is for a position covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Obstetric experience
  • Eligible for licensure with PSBS; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory.
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: Shared 1:3 call

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

RSA Incentives Retention Premium: 12.32%
Retention Flat Fee: $19,092.48
Relocation Funding: Max of $15,000 paid as follows: $15,000 to physicians relocating from outside of Canada, $12,000 to physicians relocating from outside of BC, but within Canada, $9,000 to physicians relocating within BC
Recruitment Incentive: Up to $15,000 based on eligibility

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.

Cariboo Memorial Hospital:

Cariboo Memorial is under renovation with planned completion of 2026! Currently, CMH is a Level 2 Community Hospital in Williams Lake with 28 inpatient beds. CMH hospital offers ER, OR, Med-Surg, and Obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging and outpatient Hemodialysis Unit are operated on-site. 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 and mental-health unit.

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