Family Physician - Emergency


Surrounded by lakes and mountains, Nakusp is fondly referred to as the “Hidden Gem” of the Kootenays. The Arrow Lakes and surrounding area offer beautiful scenery and a wide array of outdoor recreational opportunities. Nakusp is a vibrant business community with year-round amenities and a warm, friendly community. Experience summer like you never have before with world-class fishing, horseback riding, and golfing. Winter turns Nakusp into a virtual wonderland with great ice fishing, skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. After a day in the snow, the soothing waters of the Nakusp Hot Springs are an attraction for tourists and residents alike.

Practice Details:

Nakusp is seeking one Family Physician for general rural practice. The successful candidate(s) will work with a private clinic group and provide ED/LTC/inpatient services at Arrow Lake Hospital. There is strong collegial support between physicians that allows for work/life balance. Physicians share after-hour coverage through an on-call schedule, working approximately 1:4 schedule. The call demands are very reasonable and it is rare to be called in after 10 p.m. The office is modern with an excellent, friendly staff, including a Social Worker, a Registered Nurse and a Physiotherapist. Our EMR is MedAccess. Our community 24/7 ED has recently had a $2M upgrade and is supported by funding from an excellent auxiliary. Public health, Long Term Care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, mental health, laboratory, and diagnostic services are available in our hospital. We qualify for the Locums for Rural BC program. A turn-key practice is ready for you. Please inquire for your opportunity to practice rural medicine in an outstanding setting.

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  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time
On call requirements: Approx 1:4

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $20,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 21.42%
Annual Retention: $33,194.88
Rural CME: max of $5720.00 /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.

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