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Family Physician - Emergency

Location: Clearwater, British Columbia

Job ID: IHDHH-FP-113

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Clearwater

The majestic mountains of Wells Gray set as a picturesque backdrop for the outgoing, recreation loving community of Clearwater. Within Wells Gray Park, experience the stunning vistas of, deep canyons, volcanic cones, brooding old-growth forests and raging white-water rivers. There are almost as many recreational options in the winter as in the summer as the stunning mountain peaks transform into a winter wonderland. Clearwater’s ample outdoor actives are complemented by its relaxing lifestyle making it suited for young working families and those looking for a slower pace of life. The community offers a safe and peaceful environment with all the amenities of a sustainable community including education, health care, and recreational opportunities.

Facility Details — Dr Helmcken Memorial Hospital:

Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital is a 24-hour Level 1 community hospital newly completed in 2002, with a 24-hour Emergency Room. This facility has six private Acute Care beds, six stretcher beds in the Emergency Room, and an attached twenty-one bed Residential Care Unit. The hospital also provides inpatient and outpatient services for Laboratory, Electrocardiogram (ECG) Service, Radiology and Physiotherapy. Additional services include Home Care, Home Support, Public Health, Environmental Health & Protection Services, Diabetes and Dietitian Teaching, as well as Mental Health services through Yellowhead Community Services. ​

Practice Details:

This Medical Centre is looking for an additional physician to join their medical team. The practice offers a relaxed pace of work with good remuneration and congenial colleagues. Physicians provide on-call services for the hospital.

Be one of five physicians serving a population base of approximately 5,000+ people next door to Wells Gray Provincial park! This Medical Centre is a collegial single-group clinic located two kilometers from the hospital site. Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Medical Centre has an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Physicians generally work four days a week in the clinic.

Hospital: Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital is a 24-hour Level 1 community hospital newly completed in 2002, with a 24-hour Emergency Room. This facility has six private Acute Care beds, six stretcher beds in the Emergency Room, and an attached twenty-one bed Residential Care Unit. The hospital also provides inpatient and outpatient services for Laboratory, Electrocardiogram (ECG) Service, Radiology, and Physiotherapy. Additional services include Home Care, Home Support, Public Health, Environmental Health & Protection Services, Diabetes and Dietitian Teaching, as well as Mental Health services through Yellowhead Community Services.

Kamloops is the nearest tertiary referral site. Hospital transportation is supported by an Ambulance Station that is located on same property as the hospital. In emergency situations, a helicopter and the High Acuity Response Team (HART) are dispatched from Kamloops to transport the patient from the site to an advanced centre for additional acute care.

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Qualifications:
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)
    • Emergency experience
    • Eligible for licensure with CPSBC; Coverage with the Canadian Medical Protective Association is mandatory
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Clinic: Mon-Fri. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • On call requirements: 1:4 to 1:5
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $200,000-$270,000, plus MOCAP level 1
  • Overhead
    • % of billings
    • ~30% please enquire
  • Bill Split
    • 70/30
  • RSA Incentives
    • Recruitment incentive: $20,000 pro-rated if not full time
    • Retention fee premium: 21.14%
    • Retention flat fee: $18,482.40
    • as well as CME support and REEF (Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund)Relocation: $15,000 maximum with original eligible receipts
    • Rural Continuing Medical Education - $1,320 - 2 years or less, $3,520 - 3-4 years and $5,720 - 4+ years
    • Note: amounts stated above are current at time of printing as per Ministry of Health and Interior Health policies and are subject to change. Please contact Physician Recruitment for current information.
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.
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