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Family Physician - Private Clinic

Location: Salmon Arm, British Columbia

Job ID: PSAL-FP-4223

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Salmon Arm
Situated in a lush valley on the shores of beautiful Shuswap Lake, the city of Salmon Arm the economic hub of the Shuswap Lakes region. Panoramic lake views, rolling farm land and forested mountains attract visitors from around the world as does Salmon Arm’s wide variety of cultural, seasonal, and outdoor recreation opportunities. From hiking to boating, to the annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival, there is no shortage of opportunities for building a healthy lifestyle in this family-friendly community. Salmon Arm's economy is a diverse mixture of forestry, agriculture, tourism and manufacturing. Come and experience outstanding wilderness scenery, countless recreational activities, and plentiful shops and boutiques; all enriched by a friendly, warm and welcoming community.
Facility Details — Shuswap Lake General Hospital:
Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLGH) is a newly renovated 40-bed, Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap Health Service Area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital services the surrounding draw population of approximately 37,000 people. This hospital offers a 24-hour new Emergency Department with a registered nurse triage, laboratory and Radiology (X-ray), Surgical, Acute Care beds, Ambulatory and Outpatient Care, Obstetrical Care and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services. The on-site medical team includes local surgeons, internists, and radiologists. Additional features include two operating rooms, a modern computed tomography (CT), Echocardiography, Level 2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with three beds, and has visiting clinics that include Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics. Internists and Family Physicians hold University of British Columbia (UBC) clinical appointments hosting medical students, residents, and General Internal Medicine (GIM) Fellows.
In emergency situations this community and physicians are supported by the High Acuity Response Team (HART).
Practice Details:

Great opportunity in the Shuswap to join our well established, wonderful group of five physicians and staff in our busy clinic. The clinic is conveniently located just off the TransCanada Highway and next to a retirement lodge and pharmacy. This efficient blended family practice/ walk in clinic model provide opportunity to build your practice quickly providing residential and inpatient care in addition. Options for ER at Shuswap Lake General Hospital and obstetrics available but not required. Electronic Medical Records fully utilized; along with experienced staff make your day run smoothly.

The city of Salmon Arm is nestled between the mountains on an arm of beautiful Shuswap Lake. Your physician colleagues are lifestyle focused and enjoy the year round opportunities for enjoying nature and activities; hiking, biking, golfing, skiing, snowshoeing and water sports. We would be happy to answer any questions or provide further information upon request.

    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: Flexible
  • On call requirements: 1:8 weekends
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • $300-350K Gross (full time estimate only)
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Fee For Service is estimate; income varies by practice.
  • Overhead
    • % share of clinic overhead costs
    • Please enquire
  • RSA Incentives
    • Rural Subsidiary Incentives:
    • Recruitment Incentive - $10,000
    • Relocation: $9,000 - $15,000 based on move location
    • Retention Fee Premium - 9.24%
    • Annual Flat Fee - $10,109.55
    • Rural CME: 4,400/year max after 4 years.
    • Rural incentives are current at time of posting but 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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