Perched on the banks of the Thompson River, Ashcroft’s desert climate, blue skies and sunny days are the perfect setting for excellent camping, birdwatching, white-water and back road adventures. Ashcroft offers the outdoor enthusiast unending recreational activities, from fishing in the nearby lakes to horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking on the many trails surrounding town. The Ashcroft community is very active and promotes its diversity with many shows and fairs held throughout the year. Its Stampede and Fall Fair are just two annual events drawing crowds from all over the Province.
Come and join the medical team in Ashcroft at our Urgent and Primary Care Centre!
Ashcroft is part of the Thompson Cariboo Primary Care Network (PCN) a collaborative partnership between the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice, Interior Health, and the Nlaka’pamux Nation. The target population in Ashcroft will be a general population with services that span the care continuum. The service model comprises Longitudinal full service primary care for patients attached to the Centre for the general population.
As a rural physician and part of the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice you have access to a number of educational opportunities; including Rural CPD Program from UBC, Practice Support Program to name a few.
You are invited to redefine what it means to be a dedicated physician. Our flexible model allows you to tailor your hours to complement your existing practice or personal commitments.
Step into a collaborative team where your expertise as a Family Practitioner is not just needed but celebrated. You'll join a vibrant group of healthcare professionals including Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, and Medical Office Assistants. Together, you ensure that urgent care flows smoothly and effectively, meeting the pressing needs of the community with precision and empathy.
Our UPCCs are not just a place of work; they are dynamic and supportive environments where professional growth is as much a priority as patient care.
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.
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!
Doctorate in Medicine
Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Hours of work:
On call requirements:
Estimated Gross Income
Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $20,000.00 (prorated based on FTE)
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 15.65%
Annual Retention: $23,742.41
Rural CME: max of $5,720/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.