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Family Physician - Emergency

Location: Barriere, British Columbia

Job ID: IHBAC-FP-679

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Barriere is a place where you can truly appreciate the slower paced lifestyle and strong sense of community that rural living offers. Nestled in the North Thompson Valley and reminiscent of Swiss alpine scenery, the town of Barriere hosts one of the most exhilarating outdoor activities - whitewater rafting. Barriere is located just outside of Kamloops where all the conveniences of a larger city can be found. Residents take pleasure in the close proximity to lakes for swimming and fishing, as well as exciting ski hills nearby for snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Come and join us in Barriere and experience the difference you have been searching for, both personally and professionally.
Facility Details — Barriere Health Centre:

Serving the community of about 2600 residents, the Barriere Health Centre offers emergency and ambulatory care as well as diagnostic and laboratory services. The health centre shares its space with reception, public health, home and community care, lab & xray, as well as the physician’s office and staff. Open Monday to Friday daytime hours, the emergency department sees approximately 1500 visits annually in its 4 stretcher bays providing emergency services, urgent treatments, and care for patients with booked procedures. Patients requiring a higher level of care are stabilized and transferred to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. There are no overnight holds or inpatient beds.

Practice Details:

Come and join us in Barriere and experience the difference you have been searching for. Locums welcome during recruitment period.

Most of the staff in Barriere live in the local community. It is clearly demonstrated in their day to day work that they care deeply about the services they provide back to the community through their work in the health center. Knowledgeable, friendly, and supportive is the atmosphere. Here is your opportunity to experience it for yourself!

The clinic and private physician’s office offers 2 exam rooms, very supportive MOAs and a low overhead model. The pace can be leisurely or hectic with ED patients being seen between regular office bookings. Whether you are interested in full time or locum opportunities, if you are a physician who is flexible and enjoys working closely with an integrated team in a rural environment, this could be a great fit for you!

Barriere is a place where you can truly appreciate a slower paced lifestyle and the strong sense of community that rural living offers. Enjoy a relaxing home town environment to raise your family, an affordable and safe community and abundance of recreation at your doorstep.

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

    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • Emergency experience preferred but some training required.
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: 1.0 FTE; hours negotiable
  • On call requirements: 1:3-1:4 (no nights/weekends)
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $300K estimated for full time; please enquire
  • Overhead
    • Please enquire
  • Additional Incentives
    • Recruitment Incentive $15,000 as per Ministry of Health Subsidiary Agreement for Physicians in Rural Practice - subject to change
    • Rural Retention Program - Fee Premium 11.90% and Annual Flat Fee - $11,964 -subject to change
    • Relocation $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • NOTE: Amounts stated above are current as time of printing as per Ministry of Health and Interior Health policies and are subject to change.
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.
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