Emergency 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. https://www.northernhealth.ca/our-communities/quesnel

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 recruiting a Family Practice/Emergency physician to provide 2 days/week emergency coverage with opportunity for surgical assists and shifts in the Urgent Primary Care Clinic (UPCC) to make up 1.0 FTE. There will be an expectation to join the call group to provide 1:7 coverage as well. As a member of the Emergency Department, you can expect excellent experienced peer support, onsite Critical Care and General Surgery coverage, 24/7 Internal Medicine support as well as FP Anesthesia backup. Radiology & Diagnostic services include onsite 24/7 access to CT/ US, XR and laboratory services.

Further opportunity exists to provide Intrapartum Obstetrics, FP Anesthesia, FP Oncology (training funding available), and OAT clinic shifts (training funding available).

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.

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 you have a passion for adventure and rural medicine, this could be the opportunity for you! Spend less time commuting and more time exploring your surroundings. Quesnel offers world-class mountain biking, fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and much more. Combine these activities with affordable lake side living and it becomes difficult to beat the opportunity that this community has to offer.

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)
  • Emergency experience
Call Schedule:

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: 1:7

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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