Family Medicine


Quesnel is a small city with big opportunity. It boasts a vibrant, creative and family friendly lifestyle, rich with culture and community spirit. The city is nestled on the banks of the Quesnel and Fraser rivers, and has a diverse population of 23,000 people. The major industries include forestry, agriculture, mining and tourism. Quesnel offers affordable housing, twelve public schools, one Christian school, and two post-secondary schools.

Practice Details:

Join the fantastic medical team in Quesnel and choose how you want to work and live. We have flexible practice options to fit your needs.

Northern Health is seeking a family physician to care for our Geriatric population. This is a 0.50 FTE position. Your role will include assessment, diagnosis and recommendations for the purposes of care planning. A Certificate of Added Competence in Care of the Elderly or similar experience working with older adults would be ideal.

There is an option to increase the FTE up to a full 1.0 FTE with various Family Practice work in the community, such as: UPCC shifts, FP Oncology (funding for training may be available), ER shifts, Surgical Assists, OAT clinic shifts (training required - assistance with training available), and community short term locums.

We welcome NEW to practice physicians and have several supports available to ensure that your transition into the community and practice is as smooth and as enjoyable as possible. We offer flexible remuneration options such as Contract Based Payment to ensure a tranquil transition to practice.

Note: applications for LOCUM opportunities are welcome during the recruitment process.

If rewarding professional opportunities and outstanding lifestyle are your priority, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

  • Eligible for The College of Family Physicians of Canada Cert. (CCFP)
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: 1 week/month

Estimated Gross Income


RSA Incentives

Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Relocation Assistance: $9,000-15,000
Retention Premium: 14.70%
Retention Flat Fee: $22,780.80

GR Baker Memorial Hospital:

Quesnel Health Services provides medical services to Quesnel and surrounding areas. Health care facilities include GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Dunrovin Park Lodge, Westside Clinic and the Quesnel Primary Care Clinic. GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with 27 Acute Care beds, 4 ICU beds and 5 crisis stabilization beds.

Some services provided by the hospital:
• Full Emergency Medical Care
• Laboratory
• Diagnostic Imaging
• Pharmacy
• General Surgery
• Internal Medicine
• Otolaryngology (ENT)
• Community Cancer Care
• Physiotherapy
• Respiratory Therapy
• Environmental Health
• Speech and Language Therapy
• Visiting specialists in Cardiology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics,
Plastic Surgery, Urology and Ophthalmology
• Video conferencing for consultations with specialists or physicians in other areas.
• Home and Community Care and Home Support

Dunrovin Park Lodge is a 91-bed Intermediate Care residential facility with 19 Special Care beds. It provides respite services and an adult day program. The Quesnel and area palliative care’s hospice care beds are also located in this facility, for a total of 117 beds facility wide.

A new ER/ICU department opened 2023.

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