Family Physician - Private Clinic


Perched on the edge of Lake Windermere, in the valley between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges, Invermere is the economic hub of the Columbia Valley. Offering spectacular mountain scenery, abundant outdoor activity and nearby Fairmont and Radium hot springs, Invermere benefits from a healthy tourism industry. Recreation and culture unite with year-round recreational opportunities including heli-skiing, snowmobiling, white-water rafting, and golf. Local and international artists’ work can be found at galleries throughout the city and relaxed downtown district. Also birdwatcher’s paradise, Invermere celebrates the return of over 250 species of birds with its annual Wings over the Rockies Festival each May.

Practice Details:

Full Time Family Practice Physician Required
Community Details-Invermere B.C.

Invermere, the economic hub of the Columbia Valley, is perched on the edge of Lake Windermere in the valley between the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges. Offering spectacular mountain scenery, abundant outdoor activities and the nearby natural Radium and Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere benefits from a healthy tourism industry. Recreation and culture unite with year around recreational opportunities, local and international artist’s displays and galleries and the renowned Wings Over the Rockies birdwatching festival.

Facility Details – Invermere and District Hospital
The Invermere Hospital is a comprehensive rural healthcare faculty with all services across the continuum of care under one roof, providing for a very cohesive and interactive approach to patient care. The hospital ia a level 1 community hospital with a very busy state of the art, well functioning, 12 bed Emergency Department as well as an 8-bed acute unit. There are also 2 long-term care facilities in close proximity.

Community Clinic Details
Invermere boasts two full service, longitudinal team-based care medical clinics. They currently each have 5 full time practices and are excited for the opportunity to expand their care teams.

Practice Details
Partner in an established clinic with full electronic medical record capability. Both clinics offer team-based care with allied supports including RN, chronic disease nurse, dietician, RT, pharmacist and social worker.
Colleagues are responsible for a share of on-call ED shifts in the Invermere and District Hospital as well as inpatient care and long-term care. Your practice partners are flexible and would work with you to determine optimal scheduling. Emergency call is roughly 1;9, and 1:4 weekends a month. The ER shifts can be lucrative and our ER is modern, well equipped and well supported locally and regionally. We receive additional MOCAP funding and Rural Emergency Enhancement Funding (REEF)

Through the UBC Medical School we teach Family Practice Residents and Medical students completing the rural component of their training. They typically describe their experience in our clinics and ER as invaluable!
Invermere is a terrific place to raise a family with well managed schools, a variety of sports, outdoor activities, and opportunities in the arts and music.

Qualifications: (this configuration opens doors to international graduates) Doctorate in Medicine Provisional Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia CMPA Coverage (mandatory) ACLS (required) PALS , NRP. ATLS (or equivalent) desired

Hours of Work: Clinic- full time with flexibility to fit your lifestyle ER call 1:9 (typically a 12 hr shift/week)

On Call – FFS + MOCAP + REEF
In Office – LFP or FFS plus 20.02% premium (clinics offer billing support)
Estimated Gross income - $400,000. + /year for full time
Overhead - Please inquire, model includes accounting services


  • 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
  • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: Full Time with flexibility
On call requirements: 1:9

Estimated Gross Income

$300 000 - $400 000 (gross) pending billings/FTE

RSA Incentives

Rural Incentives include:
Recruitment bonus: $20,000
Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
Fee Premium: 20.02%
Annual Retention: $31,025.28
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.


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