Family Physician - Anaesthesia

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:

Locum opportunity available with the collegial Anesthesia team in beautiful Williams Lake! Whether you are thinking of your next long-term career opportunity or enjoying helping out communities in need with short-term coverage while trying out different locations, come for a locum and check us out!

In this community you can practice GP Anesthesia 1-5 days a week, with 1:4 or 1:5 nights of call depending on the department size. We work in a stimulating environment ensuring we maintain our skills. We support General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dental procedures and visiting Orthopedic Surgeons, primarily focusing on knee and hip replacements. The community is currently recruiting a local Orthopedic Surgeon.

Experience would be an asset but we have the capacity to mentor new graduates. GP Anesthetists in Williams Lake can expect to have a highly collaborative and interactive medical setting as well as the opportunity to educate medical students and family practice residents.

Locum opportunities are currently available for the following dates:

• December 24, 2024 to January 6, 2025

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Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Medical staff positions are covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Expanded Public Health Order requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for all health care workers effective October 26, 2021 thus requiring all Medical Staff to be fully vaccinated to work in Interior Health facilities. Offers are conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status and meeting all requirements of the applicable PHO Orders.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here! Email CV to

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
  • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC
  • Doctorate in Medicine
  • Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
  • Anaesthesia experience
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: 1:4 or 1:5 nights of call

Estimated Gross Income


Cariboo Memorial Hospital:

Cariboo Memorial is under renovation with planned completion of 2026! Currently, CMH is a Level 2 Community Hospital in Williams Lake with 28 inpatient beds. CMH hospital offers ER, OR, Med-Surg, and Obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging and outpatient Hemodialysis Unit are operated on-site. The CMH redevelopment project includes an addition to the existing hospital as well as renovations to the existing facility. The addition will add 25 in-patient beds for a total of 53, a new emergency department and mental-health unit.

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