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Family Physician with Enhanced Surgical/Obstetrics- Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Health & Social Services
285 MacKenzie Rd
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
867-767-9015 ext. 40227 (Main Phone)
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Job Description

The Northwest Territories Town of Inuvik is currently recruiting for a permanent Family Physician with Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) or Obstetrical Surgical Skills (OSS). Our Town of Inuvik offers rural and remote medicine at its finest! It is an unparalleled place to live and work. We welcome good people, and support friends or family who may be considering the move with you.
The Inuvik Regional Hospital is the northernmost hospital with an Operating Room (OR) on the continent. The 14-bed acute care unit includes 2 labour and delivery rooms. Family Physicians reside in Inuvik and are part of a primary community care team providing services in seven or more community health centers through scheduled travel, telephone, and Telehealth consultation.
Benefits for a full-time Family Physician include:
 Unique salaried contract, with one, two, and three-year options
 Annual salary
 Annual northern living allowance
 Recruitment bonus
 Annual retention bonus
 Retirement income benefits
 No overhead, practice management, or billing with salaried contract 
There's more! Find out more about our Compensation & Benefits package.

Job Requirements

Front-line surgical and operative obstetrical skills are foundational to providing a high-quality obstetrical program and supporting our emergency room. The ESS physician serves as the local gateway to all the surgical specialties. Procedures within your scope will be well-supported by our local OR team and there is additional opportunity to scrub in with the visiting surgical specialists from Yellowknife. Your scope may include open or laparoscopic surgeries and procedures that fall under general surgery, urology, orthopedics, plastics, and gynecology.
Your practice will include clinic, inpatient care, and emergency medicine in our rural hospital.
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