Thompson Region Division of Family Practice


The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice is an independently registered non-profit society. The Division gives local physicians and other primary care providers an opportunity to work collaboratively with the Interior Health Authority, the Family Practice Services Committee, and the Ministry of Health to identify health care needs in the local community and develop solutions to meet those needs.  One of the areas of work that the Division supports are projects and services aimed at improving primary care capacity in our region.

We're Hiring: Recruitment Coordinator

Position Description

Reports to: Retention and Recruitment Lead

Type: One-year term for up to 20 hours/week with option to extend (funding dependent).

Compensation: $38.00-$45.00/hr. plus extended health benefits, parking, and RRSP matching program.

Division Summary: Divisions of Family Practices are local non-profit societies governed and comprised of members including family physicians, nurse practitioners and midwives. Divisions are part of a provincewide initiative — funded by the Family Practice Services Committee, a collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Doctors of BC — and designed to improve patient care, increase family physician influence on health care delivery and design, and enhance the professional satisfaction for physicians.

The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice is seeking a resourceful and dynamic Recruitment Coordinator to coordinate recruitment activities for communities in the Thompson Region. Reporting to the Retention and Recruitment Lead, the Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of the Division’s recruitment strategy and will include providing guidance, logistics support, and administration of recruitment and placement activities for new to practice and experienced physicians, locums, and international medical graduates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a primary contact for potential physician recruits and new locums by responding to inquiries, contacting potential candidates, maintaining job postings, leading onboarding duties, and conducting follow ups and exit interviews.
  • Lead and organize site visits and coordinate scheduling with physician leads, partners, and clinics.
  • Assists locums seeking to work to connect with medical clinics seeking coverage.
  • Perform data entry and maintain the content management system with member information.
  • Work with the Communications Lead and Retention and Recruitment Lead to prepare and deliver marketing activities and materials related to recruitment.
  • Build long-term and sustainable relationships with members; discover and explore practice development opportunities to enhance members’ practices.
  • Maintain family practice opportunities on websites, creating and maintaining linkages to other job opportunity sites to support postings.
  • Attend local and regional recruitment working group meetings and build meaningful relationships with regional and provincial stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities for community to support the community welcoming program.
  • Conduct research into recruitment best practices.
  • Perform other duties as required.


University degree and working knowledge of a physician’s career cycle and BC College of Physicians and Surgeons registration requirements. Previous experience coordinating recruitment of health care professionals and/or working with family medicine education programs and/or directly with physicians an asset; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must have a valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle as there may be some travel within the region.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong commitment to cultural safety, respect of others, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, including communicating in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, with a friendly and professional demeanor to develop trust and build relationships with potential recruits, members, partners, and other key stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to use Microsoft Office Suite tools for collection and presentation of information.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate initiative, creativity, resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability to meet the program goals.
  • Ability to attend occasional evening, morning or midday meetings Monday to Friday.
  • Possess strong organizational skills with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with the health care system or willingness to learn, and knowledge of the BC health care system and primary care an asset.

What We Offer

  • Hybrid work from home up to three days per week. Remote applicants will be considered but must reside in or close to the Thompson Region to facilitate travel within the region where necessary.

Working Conditions

This position will be up to 20 hours per week from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with early and late meetings required occasionally.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice is committed to improving equality and promoting diversity in the workplace. We strive to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically, and physically safe and ensures everyone is heard and valued for their contributions. We value diversity in the people we employ.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $38.00-$45.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 20 per week


  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Work from home

Application question(s):

  • There may be some travel within the region. Do you have access to a reliable vehicle?
  • Do you have knowledge of a physician's career cycle including registration requirements?
  • Do you live close to or within the Thompson Region?


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • BC driver's license (required)

Work Location: In person

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