Position: Full Time Family Physician
Specialty: Family Practice
Health Authority: Hay River Health & Social Services (HRHSSA)
Location: Hay River, NWT
Cultural Description: Dene, Metis, Non-Aboriginal
Practice Description: Family clinic work, emergency room and hospitalist services, participation in on-call rotation, nursing home/extended care support, and medevacs are all a part of the experience
Staff Description: HRHSSA has 5 full time positions for salaried Family Practitioners
Obstetrics required: No
Call Arrangements: on-call 1:3 or less
Qualifications (Required/Preferred): Must be eligible to obtain NWT Medical License, CCFP Certification
Compensation: The standardized physician contract features: a guaranteed work week, overtime pay, annual retention bonuses, CME, relocation assistance, enhanced benefit plan and no overhead. A more detailed summary is available at www.practicenorth.ca .
Additional: Our Health Authority is an accredited, integrated health authority that provides the following services; 15 acute inpatient beds, emergency services and ambulatory care services including, dialysis and endoscopy; Woodland Manor a 24 bed long term care centre; Supportive Living Campus, a Territorial campus providing 10 permanent residences and 2 respite with a skills development centre; Diagnostic imaging, Ultrasound and Mammography; Laboratory services; Medical and Specialty Clinic services; Midwifery; Community Counselling services; Social Services providing Child & Family Services; Community Health and Home Care Services; Rehabilitation services and a full range of support services. We provide all Family Medical services to the community of Hay River and six smaller communities within the health authority.
Contact: Stephanie Biggar, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Hay River Health & Social Services Authority
37911 Mackenzie Highway
Hay River, NT X0E 0R6
Phone: 867-874-8140 Fax: 867-874-8141
Check out our website at: www.hayriverhealth.ca
The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority provides the South Slave area of the Northwest Territories with quality healthcare. Our catchment area includes the community of Hay River, which has a population of approximately 3,800 residents. In addition to Hay River, the area also includes six outlying communities with a catchment area in excess of 6,000 people. The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority employs approximately 185 staff members. We offer a variety of challenging careers within the healthcare industry, and provide numerous opportunities for advancement. Our Authority is dedicated to excellence in all areas of healthcare. We believe in hiring exceptional candidates as their level of education and dedication to their field is reflected in the quality of care our communities receive. The Hay River Health and Social Services Authority offers a full range of services that include a 29 bed accredited Hospital; a 15 bed long term care facility; a supportive living program consisting of three residential homes and a day program building; a medical clinic (including Specialists) and a variety of social, mental health, community and home care services. Each area of service acts as a complementary component of the holistic care that is provided by the Authority.