Job Location Urban
101-143 Fourth Avenue South
Williams Lake
British Columbia, Canada V2G 1J8



General Practice

Permanent 185ae54f3ec7f954a6da2310c8f0867b78a2037419731b5591b35fbfaccb95b1


Salary 0020c4bd3d7fdf5a4ec3960c5ad50244234b730dc6bd75645bf8e4011e08dbcb

70/30 split.

Start Date June 04, 2018

End Date   June 15, 2018

Schedule Description

Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


Also require a locum August 20th to the 31st, the peak of summer in Williams Lake!

Job Specifics

Job Details

Atwood Clinic is a very busy 7 physician clinic in Williams Lake with an excellent staff consisting of 5 MOAs, 1 LPN and 2 RNs. The clinic is managed by the lead RN and MSP billing is done on site. We have two very bright and spacious waiting rooms with televisions in each displaying information pertaining to the clinic and community events. Our clinic is wheelchair friendly with an easily accessible wheelchair bathroom. Our office has a staff kitchen fully furnished with a full size refrigerator and microwave. The parking lot is located behind our clinic with plenty of parking for staff and patients. Several pharmacies are within walking distance with one conveniently just across the street. Our building also offers a massage therapist and chiropractor. Williams Lake has 6 clinics and 1 hospital, The Cariboo Memorial Hospital & Health Centre which is a Level 2 Community Hospital. The hospital embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. With 31 beds, hospital offers ER, ICU, OR, med-surg, and obstetrical units. Lab and diagnostic imaging on site; outpatient hemodialysis unit operated on-site. Residential beds are embedded within med-surg unit on second floor of hospital. *View our brief locum video:

On-Call/After Hour Requirements



You must be registered with BC College of Physicians and Surgeons, and have legal protection with CMPA or similar. ACLS certification is not required, but will be useful.


$500.00 towards accommodations and travel!
Before arriving, a member of the Central Interior Rural Division of Family Practice (CIRD) will contact you to help plan your itinerary. Once arrived, there will be a WELCOME GIFT and an information package waiting for you, the CIRD is here to assist you and ensure your stay is a pleasant one.
Come experience a winter wonderland, try snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-county skiing, ice skating on Williams Lake, the CIRD will provide you with assistance for your actives you choose. No time in traffic, use that time to explore our hidden gem.

Work Environment

Office Environment

* Lots of available parking
* No rush hour traffic
* Maximum 15-minute commute to work
* Walking distance to all amenities


EMR: Profile


The vibrant and young community of Williams Lake is located amidst sparkling lakes and rolling ranchland in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin Region of British Columbia. Williams Lake has all the amenities including a university, airport, and a newly renovated pool and fitness center. Williams Lake is known for their lively Arts and Culture. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts are drawn to the area’s natural amenities and true backcountry experiences. World class mountain bike trails, miles of hiking, Backcountry skiing, and snowboarding terrain and hundreds of lakes fit for kayaking, rafting, boating, fishing, and camping make Williams Lake a great place for a working vacation.


Estimated Renumeration - 70/30 split.
Type - Fee For Service

Payment Frequency:

Payment Terms

Financial terms include a 70/30 split up to maximum of $300 per clinic day.

Incentives & Guaranteed Minimums

The Central Interior Rural Division of Family Practice is pleased to offer a Practice Coverage Program including the following incentives:
Financial terms: Overhead for clinic work includes a 70/30 split up to maximum of $300 per clinic day. If jobs are conducted outside of the office, no overhead is paid. Locums are expected to work regular clinic hours.
Financial terms for ER doctors will be based on current hospital guidelines at time of coverage.
Travel cost up to $500 may be paid to locum (inquire with locum coordinator).

Other Details


Skye Raffard -

Testimonials & Other Information

My name is Dr Skye Raffard and I am one of the Obstetrician-Gynecologists here in Williams Lake. We like to share our enthusiasm about this remarkable area of British Columbia, and our friendly and supportive Medical Staff with potential recruits by e-mail, phone calls, or in person. Even though I am BC born and raised, I knew very little about this part of BC before I chanced to come here for a short locum 15 years ago. How glad I am that I ended up here! We realize we need to encourage doctors to see past the "smallness" of our little town to the "bigness" of the opportunity here, so that we are not inadvertently passed over.

What I like to tell people about the Cariboo is that the climate is WONDERFUL. We have 314 sunny days a year, one of the four sunniest places in BC. There are four distinct seasons. Winters are a lovely minus 10, snowy with clear sunny blue skies, and not so cold that outdoor sports are impossible. Spring and fall are beautiful, and summers are hot and sunny with a few fabulous thunderstorms on this high central plateau. We have trees, rocks, streams, lakes, hiking, biking, camping, swimming,
skiing, and horses horses horses.

While the outdoor recreation opportunities are truly staggering, something no potential recruit should miss is the collegiality of the medical community. Before I arrived I really did not understand the scope of practice here. We have three full-time general surgeons, three OB-GYNs, busy OR slates, a four-bed ICU, emergency physicians running a busy ER, and capable family doctors willing and
able to be on what amounts to a frontline. Yet it takes only one hour to fly to Vancouver to go to the opera; as a matter of fact, I have seasons tickets.

Give us a call to hear more about our wonderful region, or come to visit and see in person why so many of us arrived as locums but never left.