Family Medicine


Set in a beautiful and natural ocean, mountain and valley paradise, Kitimat is located on the Douglas Channel just a few miles off British Columbia’s inside passage. Kitimat was built in the 1950’s and is one of BC’s youngest coastal communities. Main industries include an aluminum smelter, a pulp and paper mill and a petrochemical manufacturer. The population of Kitimat is approximately 8,236. The community has three elementary schools, two secondary schools, and one post-secondary school.

Practice Details:

Join our dynamic healthcare team in the oceanside community of Kitimat, BC. Our medical staff is focused on providing exceptional care to the region. If you have passion for rural healthcare and desire to experience the Pacific Northwest lifestyle, this position may be for you!

We are seeking a Family Physician interested in a combination of primary care and emergency medicine. You can build schedule to suit your lifestyle. New graduates are welcome and will be well supported by the local physicians and regional specialists.

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
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Hours of work: No Details
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Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Relocation Assistance: $9000-15,000
Retention Premium: 18.9%
Retention Flat Fee: $28,682.10

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre:

Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre is a 20-bed Acute Care unit including 2 maternity beds. It integrates Acute Care, residential care, public health and community care in one facility. The services include:
• Emergency
• Physiotherapy
• Radiology
• Laboratory
• Diabetes and Chronic Disease management
• Outpatient Community Chemotherapy clinic
• Regional Orthopaedic Centre
• Regional Palliative Care Nurse consultant
• Mountainview Lodge a 36-bed residential and complex care facility
• Public Health team

Community Services including:
• Home Support
• Home Care Nursing
• Long-term Care Case management
Kitimat General Hospital hosts a regular rotation of visiting specialists in Internal Medicine, Urology, ENT, Dermatology, Neurology, Ophthalmology and Radiology.

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