Family Physician - Emergency - PNEW-FP-2064
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Date Posted: 08/06/2017
New Denver

New Denver (population 473) is rich in history and natural beauty, this scenic village has a strong sense of community and is an ideal location for work and play. Surrounded by the spectacular landscape of the Valhalla, Kokanee Glacier and Goat Range Provincial Parks, New Denver is a wilderness enthusiast's paradise with unlimited access to every type of outdoor activity. The small town comes alive through the live music, dance and theatre events held throughout the year. Health care service takes in Slocan and Silverton areas as well, for a total catchment population of 1410. 

Facility Details — Slocan Community Health Centre:

Slocan Community Health Center is home to the New Denver Medical Clinic, the ER and a 28 Bed nursing home on Slocan Lake.

Practice Details:

Join an experienced rural physician and a nurse practitioner in the lovely rural BC setting of New Denver on Slocan Lake! Just over an hour from Nelson, we serve a catchment area of 1410 with good local amenities that include a K-12 school. The New Denver Medical Clinic, the ER, and the 28 bed nursing home all share the same facility and overhead costs are negotiated with the Health Authority.

Physicians provide 24/7 ER coverage and typically schedule half day clinics. The EMR system is Intra Health Profile. Billable income is enhanced by MOCAP Level 1 on-call funding for ER coverage and we receive rural incentives as noted below. The ER coverage is not onerous and we have telehealth capability in the trauma room. You will see all ages, acute and chronic illnesses, and occupational injuries from mining and logging plus increased activity in summer months with tourism. Our team is collegial and positive, making work a pleasure. The position is available now. Temporary rental arrangements on property may be possible. New grads welcome, as are international graduates who are eligible for provisional license in BC

Our great rural lifestyle includes such favorite activities as boating, biking and snowmobiling. We are casual by nature! Check out the video at www.slocanlake.com/physician-recruitment-video/

Come live and work where others only vacation!

Qualifications:
    • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
    • Doctorate in Medicine
Call Schedule:
  • Hours of work: flexible
  • On call requirements: 24/7, 1:3 ER
Compensation:
  • Payment Structure
    • Fee for Service
    • + rural incentives
  • Estimated Gross Income
    • Please enquire
  • Compensation Disclaimer
    • Rural Incentives and MOCAP contracts are negotiated provincially and therefore subject to change.
  • Overhead
    • Flat monthly fee
    • Overhead to be negotiated with Interior Health
  • RSA Incentives
    • Recruitment Bonus: $20,000 (for 1.0 FTE)
    • Relocation: max $15,000
    • Annual Flat fee: $19,706
    • Fee Premium: 22.54%
    • Rural CME: up to $5,720/yr for 4+ years.
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs.
  • Additional Incentives
    • Candidates with a BC or Canada student loan may be eligible for BC or Canada loan forgiveness programs