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Featured Opportunities:

Join a diverse group of Family Practitioners in Terrace, a teaching site for UBC Medicine. Choose from three Primary care Clinics and design your practice to fit your interest—such as emergency, obstetrics, addictions or pain. Terrace has outstanding specialist support.

A $20,000 Recruitment Bonus and up to $15,000 Relocation Assistance is available.

Check out openings in Terrace

Mills Memorial Hospital – a fully accredited 44 bed acute care facility, receives an average of 24,700 ER visits per year. Services include:

  • 10 bed psychiatric unit
  • Oncology – SPECT/CT. Dialysis
  • Daycare surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy Program
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Labour and Delivery Unit
  • 3 surgical suites
  • 5 bed ICU
  • Diagnostic and specialist centre
  • MRI / CT
  • Nuclear Medicine

Brand new, state of the art hospital to come!

As the service hub for Northwest BC, Terrace is a friendly, diverse, vibrant and entrepreneurial community. With a strong economy and high quality of life, Terrace offers abundant recreational activities, easy access to outdoor adventures, a rich local culture and strong First Nations relationships. Rediscover work-life balance with a family friendly lifestyle and affordable housing.

Historically a forestry industry, Terrace has grown into a service town with government and educational social services as the biggest employers. There is a strong presence of construction, trades, transportation and growth in manufacturing and tourism.

There are three secondary and six elementary schools, one long-distance education school, a Northwest Community College campus and a UNBC campus.

Contact the NH Recruitment Department for more information about the opportunities.

Discover more about Terrace

Featured News Story:

The second “3D conference” – Drugs, Dinos and Dinner

was held in Tumbler Ridge from May 25–27. Nearly 70 physicians, pharmacists, paramedics and nurses registered, a number that swelled to 120 at the Saturday evening banquet with the inclusion of spouses and families. This was probably the largest ever medical gathering in north-east BC.

Conference participants were treated to ten hours of stimulating talks, featuring Tom Perry, Rita McCracken, Cait O’Sullivan, and Emma Reid of the Therapeutics Initiative, a UBC-based think-tank that rigorously analyzes evidence on which medications work and which don’t. “Deprescribing” was emphasized – trying to get by with fewer medications and eliminating those that may be harmful.

Dr. Stuart Johnston provided a talk on hand injuries and conducted a practical workshop on tendon repair and skin flaps (using pigs’ legs), and Dr. Trevor Campbell spoke engagingly on non-drug treatment of chronic pain. Five exhibitor booths provided for extra learning opportunities, all completely free of pharmaceutical industry involvement.

Dr. Stuart Johnston and conference participants

Dr. Stuart Johnston teaching tendon repair and skin flaps (using pigs’ legs) to Dr. Kalun Boudreau, Fort St. John and James Wilkie, Resident physician, Fort St. John. Dr. Charles Helm, Chief of Staff Tumbler Ridge, observing.

So far, that’s not too unusual for a northern BC medical conference, but many similarities end there. Firstly, there...Keep reading the story

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