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:

As part of the integrated system of primary care across BC, Urgent Primary Care Centres (UPCC) will provide access to primary care for patients currently without a family physician or nurse practitioner and will work to attach those individuals to primary care providers within a Primary Care Network.

Quesnel is recruiting a Family Practitioner to fill 1.0 FTE to service the UPCC located at the site. You would be joining a multidisciplinary team of social workers, nurse practitioners, and mental health clinicians to address urgent community care needs pertaining to psychiatric services: urgent frail elderly care; complex disease management; and longitudinal/urgent care for the unattached patient population, in collaboration with local clinics to attach individuals to a Primary Medical Home. Hours of work are negotiable, with the flexibility to design your schedule. 8-4, 9-5, 10-6 are examples of schedules that would be considered. Bring your ideas!

This is a contract opportunity for $275,468 for 1.0 FTE + rural incentives.

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.

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

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a 45 bed acute care facility. Services on-site include:

- Internal medicine
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Otolaryngology
- General Surgery
- Psychiatry
- Community Cancer Clinic

The 27 million dollar expansion to GR Baker Memorial Hospital's Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit has now been completed and is open to the public. This expansion has improved patient flow, access to imaging and labs, security, privacy & confidentiality, and the alignment of critical care services and staff between the ED and ICU.

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: regular
On call requirements: TBD

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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