Emergency Medicine


The thriving community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. The main industries in Terrace are communications, transportation and natural resources. The population is approximately 12,700. There are nine elementary schools, four secondary schools, and Northwest Community College and a UNBC campus. https://www.northernhealth.ca/our-communities/terrace

Practice Details:

Northern Health is seeking to expand the group of Emergency Physicians in the Mills Memorial Hospital Emergency Department in Terrace, BC.

Mills Memorial Hospital (MMH) is a 44 bed, acute care facility, with an average of 24,700 ER visits per year. MMH serves as the referral center for the Pacific Northwest of British Columbia. The state of the art, 560 million dollars new site will be completed by the end of 2024 affording expanded logistics, space and integrated trauma and elective service delivery potential.

The MMH Emergency Department has double coverage between 8am and midnight. The day is divided into 4 shifts, two 8am to 5pm shifts and two 5pm to midnight shifts. Overnight shifts are single coverage from midnight to 8am. Full time employment is approximately 12-14 shifts per month. At 0.5 FTE and 0.75 FTE, this will include approximately 2 and 3 overnights per month, respectively. Scheduling is quite flexible with the opportunity to accommodate vacation requests and other clinical or teaching interests. The FTE component is negotiable, and CCFP-EM is a requirement.

The MMH Emergency Department is very well supported by outstanding specialists and services including Internal Medicine with a 5 bed ICU, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and Radiology. We have CT, MRI, and ultrasound on site.

Terrace is proud to support 2 UBC Family Medicine Residents per year as well as 3 Medical Students from the UBC Integrated Community Clerkship program. In addition to teaching, there are opportunities to lead simulations and journal clubs, among other CMEs activities.

After work you can enjoy the exceptional outdoor recreational activities offered by the Pacific Northwest. Whether it’s mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, paddling, fishing, or trail running, there’s no shortage of outdoor opportunities in Terrace. From spring to fall enjoy an ever growing network of mountain bike trails supported by the Terrace Off Road Cycling Association (TORCA). During the winter, Shames Mountain plays host to an incredibly welcoming and family friendly ski community with backcountry access to endless backcountry terrain.

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

Hours of work: No Details
On call requirements: --

Estimated Gross Income

$454259 for 1.0 FTE

RSA Incentives

Recruitment Incentive: $20,000
Relocation Assistance: $9000-15,000
Retention Premium: 18.48%
Retention Flat Fee: $28,044.72
2 months of free housing

Mills Memorial Hospital:

Mills Memorial Hospital is a fully accredited 44-bed Acute Care facility, and receives an average of 24,700 ER visits per year. Services include:
• 10-bed Psychiatric unit
• 3 surgical suites
• Three ICU beds
• Extensive Day Care service
• Community Cancer clinic
• Community based programs such as
• Chronic disease management
• Meals on wheels
• Diagnostic and specialist center
• CT and Nuclear Medicine services

Other facilities in Terrace include:
• Terraceview Lodge
• Terrace Community Health
• McConnell Estates
• Seven Sisters Residence

A new hospital is opening soon! Read about it here: https://letstalk.northernhealth.ca/mmh

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