General Internist

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:

The Central Interior Rural Division is seeking a passionate, Part Time Long Term Care Physician to provide direct comprehensive care to Long Term Care facility residents in Williams Lake. The position will provide full-scope health care services for LTC residents of multiple facilities with specialized and complex needs. This position would be supported by a Long-Term Care call group, a Long Term Care Medical director and for after-hours support from local Physicians, as well as on site medical staff including nurses and pharmacists within the LTC facilities.

The Central Interior Rural region has many physicians, nurse practitioners and medical staff who enjoy working in our Northern Communities of Williams Lake and 100 Mile House. These positions offer a balanced practice for those wanting to enjoy a rural lifestyle. Within a smaller network of Physicians and other practitioners with great community need, there are endless opportunities for professional experience and growth which can be catered to your interests and goals. Pair that with the family-oriented, slower-paced lifestyle of the Cariboo, rich with cultural and outdoor activities and affordable housing, and you will be glad you came!

Currently our LTC group consist of 5 providers which cover all the Long Term Care patients in Williams Lake, we are expanding our opportunities to Family Physicians and Nurse practitioners. We have 3 LTC facilities all within 5 mins drive from each other. Currently use EMR Oscer for all of their charting. LTC also comes with an incentive which covers ???? that the division will send to you monthly?? Payment options could be FFS or the longitudinal Family Physician payment model.

There is something here to be enjoyed by everyone! There are endless outdoor adventures, including mountain biking, hiking/snowshoeing, skiing/snowboarding, or kayaking/swimming in one of our many gorgeous lakes. The Cariboo offers cultural experiences with First Nations communities, arts, community theatre, food, local shopping, and farmer’s markets. A great place to raise a family, the Cariboo is a welcoming and beautiful place to live and work.

Come join our team and apply today!

This position offers:

Collaborative working relationship with other health care practitioners including self employed Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.

A Primary Care Network (PCN) of team-based care resources for referral support and consultation, including Social Workers, a Respiratory Therapist, a Clinical Pharmacist, a Mental Health and Substance Use clinician and more to come

A balanced weekday, daytime hour schedule

A call-group to support your LTC patients after hours

A specialized area of work with an inter-professional team of support

If this position seems like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. If you would like a closer look at our communities and services, we encourage you to book a site visit with us to come and see for yourself! Additionally, we would love to connect you with one of our current NPs to hear their perspective on working for us.

Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Part Time
On call requirements: Please enquire

Compensation:
Estimated Gross Income

Competitive


RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $15,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 12.32%
Annual Retention: $18,696.48

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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Job ID:

PWIL-LTC

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