Family Physician - Primary Care

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:

This is a great opportunity to take over a full-time, established, varied practice in a private clinic. This three-physician clinic has very friendly and supportive physician colleagues, excellent staff and very low overhead. Emergency Department shifts are available if interested. Obstetrics is desired but not essential. Physicians are responsible for their own inpatient coverage at Cariboo Memorial Hospital on weekdays, and one-in-four weekend coverage. Office overhead is approximately 15 – 20 per cent of gross earnings.

Family Physicians in this community are strongly encouraged to support IH services, including rural ER, LTC, OAT, Maternity, etc., as part of their community practice. For more information on what IH services are provided in this community, please contact your IH or Division recruiter.

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.

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  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: TBD

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 12.32%
Annual Retention: enter $19,092.48
Rural CME: max of $4,840.00 /year after 4 years 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.

Cameron Medical Clinic:

Cameron Medical Clinic is a private clinic in a recently renovated house in downtown Williams Lake and is within walking distance to the hospital. Each physician has two private exam rooms and a shared procedure room. Clinic hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Working hours are flexible within these times. Billing is done in–house. No evening or weekend hours required at the clinic. Cariboo Memorial Hospital is an Acute Care, 31-bed Hospital offering Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Operating Rooms, Medical-Surgical and Obstetrical Units, Ambulatory Care Department, and stress testing. Other services provided are Lab and Diagnostic Imaging including echo and CT scanning, Out-Patient Hemodialysis Unit on-site. Hospital also has a five-bed psychiatric crisis stabilization unit, 24-hour General Surgery and Obstetrical Specialty coverage, full-time Radiology and Pediatric specialists. There is also a visiting Cardiologist, Rheumatologist and Psychiatrist. Community has two physiotherapy clinics.​

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