Family Physician - Urgent and Primary Care Clinic (UPCC)


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.

Practice Details:

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 Ashcroft Centre will operate within the current Ashcroft Health Center the homeland of the Nlaka’pamux people.

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.

This is an interdisciplinary group practice focused on team-based care that includes physicians, nurse practitioners, RNs, clinic manager, MOA support, and other allied health. The Centre will operate from 0800 to 2000, 7 days a week.

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.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation!

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.

Family Physicians in this community are strongly encouraged to support IH services, including rural ER, LTC, OAT, Maternity, etc., as part of their community practice. For more information on what IH services are provided in this community, please contact your IH or Division recruiter.

Return of Service Family Physicians - a portion of your ROS FTE will support PCN and/or IH facilities and/or services. Please contact your Division and/or IH recruiter for more information on what PCN and/or Heath Authority services are provided in this community and what your expected PCN and/or Health Authority deliverables will be.

  • 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
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: None

Estimated Gross Income

$300,000 +/-

RSA Incentives

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: $24,245.28
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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