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Family Physician - Emergency

Location: Creston, British Columbia

Job ID: PCRE_FP-1783

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Creston

The quiet community of Creston is located south of Kootenay Lake, sheltered between the Purcell and Selkirk Mountains. These breathtaking, snow-capped mountain peaks combined with fields of grain, and deep clear lakes, afford those who call the Creston Valley home ample opportunities to enjoy outdoor adventures. Wetlands provide the perfect habitat for birds and bird watchers alike, and the abundant farms and orchards support a farm to table lifestyle creating a welcoming community of grounded, hardworking people. Creston takes pride in its many local artisans skilled in areas such as blacksmithing, pottery, quilting, and painting, hosting annual events to display their creations.

Facility Details — Creston Valley Hospital:

CVH is a 20-bed Acute Care Hospital with 24-hour on call physician emergency services. Acute patient services include Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Dialysis. Diagnostics are provided through imaging, ultrasound and lab. Support services are provided through pharmacy, dietary, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Visiting specialists provide General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Ears/Nose/Throat, Neurology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology, Urology and Gastroenterology consultations to the Creston population. The hospital operates a General Practitioner Surgical Day Program that includes Day Procedures, Endoscopy, Colonoscopy and C-Sections.​

Practice Details:

Opportunity exists in established clinic in Creston.

Family Physicians share ER & inpatient coverage, with

call approximately 1:11, allowing for optimal work/life balance. Excellent clinical support is provided within the medical community in a most collegial atmosphere.

Consider Creston!

All community physicians share responsibilities at the Creston Valley Hospital (CVH). CVH is a 20-bed Acute Care Hospital with 24-hour on call physician emergency services. Acute patient services include Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics,

Paediatrics, and Dialysis. Diagnostics are provided through imaging, ultrasound and laboratory staff. Support services are provided through pharmacy, dietary,

physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Visiting specialists provide consultation to

Creston patients in the following specialties: General Surgery, Internal Medicine,

Ears/Nose/Throat (ENT), Neurology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Radiology, Urology and Gastroenterology. The hospital operates a General

Practitioner Surgical Day Program that includes Day Procedures such as

Endoscopy, Colonoscopy. Low Risk C-Sections are also offered locally.

Apply now! Come live and work where others only vacation.

Qualifications:
    • Doctorate in Medicine
    • Certificant of College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
    • Emergency experience
    • ATLS and PALS desired
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Varies; 4 clinic days/week + ER
  • On call requirements: 1:11 average
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
    • + MOCAP for after hour ER shifts
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Gross estimate only: $240-$300K/year
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Income varies by practice; please enquire
  • Overhead
    • Flat monthly fee
  • RSA Incentives
    • Recruitment Bonus: $20,000 for full time
    • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • Fee premium: 16.66%
    • Annual Retention of $16,750
    • Rural CME funds to a max of $5,720 after 4 years in practice
    • Current RSA incentives subject to change and confirmed at time of offer
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