Primary Care Network Opportunities in Central Interior Rural
Seeking qualified Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners for Primary Care Networks in the Central Interior Rural region of British Columbia, Canada.
Primary Care Networks
Bring your clinical expertise and passion for providing quality, compassionate care to a challenging and rewarding role as a Family Physician/GP or Nurse Practitioner for a Primary Care Network (PCN) in the Central Interior Rural region of British Columbia, Canada.
Have the work-life balance you might have dreamed of, with new opportunities through our Primary Care Network. The Cariboo Chilcotin provides an opportunity to live the rural, outdoor lifestyle with access to the big city, a short 1-hour flight away. The opportunity to not have to sit in traffic, find a parking spot and to be home or to work within a few minutes are here, along with endless outdoor recreation at your doorstep.
Innovative and responsive, the Central Interior Rural PCN is emerging as a leader in team-based care. Focusing on patient-centered and culturally safe delivery of primary care, you can use your skills to the full scope of your practice and integrate patient care with that of your colleagues. Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Dieticians, Social Workers/Counsellors, Midwives, Respiratory/Occupational and Physiotherapists are all available to be part of the patient’s care team. Work autonomously and inter-dependently to meet the patients’ needs, in collegial, progressive practice environments throughout the Central Interior.
The region has two hospitals, your patients will have access to local and remote provincial support. There are opportunities to develop your special interests, customize your skills and colleagues to rely on. The Foundry, which provides one stop care for patients ages 12-24 and a First Nations Wellness Center are just two of the new initiatives in this region.
It’s difficult to describe what a typical day for all of our positions would look like, they are all a bit unique.
Often primary care providers in the region, start their day off at the hospital to check in on any of their patients who may have been admitted. On their way back to the office, providers can pop into one of our local coffee shops and carry on to their clinic.
If you’re wanting to start a family or have a family, our daycare and schools are a short drive or walk away, so starting the day may include dropping your children off at school.
Working with a team of providers, your patients come from a variety of cultural backgrounds, ages and complexities of care.
There are a multitude of diverse areas of interest for providers to participate in outside of their clinic. These may include participating in projects with your local Division of Family Practice, to travelling out to First Nations communities in the area.
Even though our communities are small and considered rural medicine our larger facility Cariboo Memorial Hospital offers a diverse range of specialist to consult with you and your patient, and keeping you involved with your patient care.
After a day in the clinic, you can enjoy a hike or a quick ride down any of our famous mountain bike trails with your family or stop in at any of our restaurants or local brew pubs to meet up with friends and colleagues.
Whether you are looking for diverse outdoor activities, great schools for your children, or an opportunity to make lifelong friendships, we have it in the Cariboo Chilcotin. Summer sports include world class mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, yoga outside, camping, golf, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, boating, tubing down one of our smaller rivers and so much more. Winter activities involve skiing (downhill and cross-country), snowshoeing, ice fishing, with 2 local boarding and ski mountains (at a reasonable price).
Our region has all four seasons with sun most of the time (220 days to be almost exact), during our winter snow season, our local coffee shops and restaurants create a cozy inside atmosphere for you and your friends to gather. During the summer we have many parks and lakes within a short drive for you to order take out from our local diners or grab a premade charcuterie board for your outing. Arts and cultural activities are also available with Performances in the Park, our local Station House Art Gallery, museums and music festivals like Arts on the Fly.
Some indoor activities we offer, we have movie theaters, community theater, pottery guild, bowling, curling and indoor riding arenas.
Our communities still offer a competitive reasonable housing market to find or build your DREAM home, whether that is on the lake, by the golf course, or hidden away for a very private atmosphere.
Our region is rich in history and provides day trips for you and your families adventures, a few examples are Barkersville, Farwell Canyon, Salmon Festival, local First Nation history and our world-famous Williams Lake Stampede.
We’re seeking health care professionals looking for an opportunity to practice autonomously, to their full scope, and interdependently within the context of an interdisciplinary health care team, including: Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Respiratory, Occupational and Physiotherapists, Dieticians, and Mental Health Substance Use Clinicians.
Family Physicians/General Practitioners have the opportunity to provide full service, longitundinal primary care while tailoring their practice to other areas of interest such as:
- Mental Health and Substance Use
- First Nations Health
- Long Term Care
- Doctor of the Day
Nurse Practitioners have the opportunity to work as contracted, autonomous providers for a patient panel that is appropriate to their scope of practice and broad terms of age, complexity, etc. Positions may be full or part time and may be combined with Fee for Service practice. Applications are invited from candidates with:
- Current provisional/practising registration as a Nurse Practitioner with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
- Relevant, clinical nursing experience
Health Match BC is a free recruitment service for healthcare professionals funded by the Government of British Columbia, Canada. We have been working with the provincial Health Authorities for over twenty years and have facilitated the recruitment of thousands of health professionals to British Columbia.
Register online and our recruitment consultants will:
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- Work with you to determine where you want to focus your search efforts. You can be as specific as naming a particular facility or as broad as targeting multiple regions in the Province and we will match your skills and interests to job vacancies in regions or facilities of your choice.
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