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  • Community Information

    British Columbia’s oldest interior community, is a small city with a young population full of fresh ideas. This local hospitality is complemented by the natural beauty of Fort St. John and the surrounding Peace River Valley, which offers endless opportunity for scenic drives, bird watching and wildlife viewing, fishing, hiking and camping.

    INDUSTRY:
    Large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture


    • Population

      Town Population: 19,457 (BC Stats, 2006 Census)

      Ages of Population:

      0-17: 27.1%

      18-24: 10.4%

      25-64: 55.3%

      65+: 7.2% (BC Stats, 2010 Figures for Peace River North)

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Northern Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Northeast

      Regional District: Peace River

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 29.00

    • Practitioner + Clinic information

      General Practitioners: 20, + 9 Speciality Practise (www.cpsbc.ca)

      Clinics

      Northeast Medical Health Office

      230, 9900 – 100 Avenue

      Fort St John, BC, V1J 5S7

      P: 250 793-2780

      Fort St John Medical Clinic

      10011 – 96th Street

      Fort St John, BC, V1J 3P3

      P: 250 785-6677

      ABC Medical Clinic

      9842 – 101 Avenue

      Fort St John, BC, V1J 2B2

      P: 250-785-1220

      The Medical Clinic

      10011 – 96 Street

      Fort St John, BC, V1J 3P3

      P: 250 785-6677

      Fort St. John Health Centre

      #101 – 10130 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y6

      P: 250 787-0298 | F: 250 787-6043

      Fort St. John Health Unit

      10115 – 110 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6M9

      P: 250 263-6000 | F: 250 263-6086


  • Fort St. John Health Centre
    #101, 10130 – 100th Avenue
    Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y6
    P: 250 787-0298 | F: 250 787-6043

    Referral Hospital: Prince George

  • Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre is a 44 bed facility serving the local population of 19,500 and a catchment area of 69,000.

    • Contact Info

      Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre

      9636 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y3

      P: 250 262-5200 | F: 250 262-5294

      http://careers.northernhealth.ca/Communities/NortheastRegion/FortStJohn.aspx

    • Hospital Info

      Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre offers a full range of services including:

        • diagnostics
        • surgery
        • visiting surgical clinic
        • acute care
        • medicine
        • intensive care unit
        • maternity
        • palliative care
        • community cancer centre
        • community hemodialysis
        • social worker
        • aboriginal liaison worker

      Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre deals with approximately 25,000 emergency room visits per year as well as over 600 births annually.

      Acute Care Beds: 44

      Major Medical Centre: Prince George (459 km)

    • Emergency Room

      There is a full service Emergency Room in this community that is open 24/7.

      Number of Visits per Year: 21,458 (2009/2010 Statistics: NHA)

      Travel Distance to Transfer Hospital: 459 km to Prince George

    • Hospital CAEP and CTAS

      CTAS Level

      CTAS Level I (Resuscitation)

      CTAS Level II (Emergent)

      CTAS Level III (Urgent)

      CTAS Level IV (Less Urgent)

      CTAS Level V (Non Urgent)

    • Surgery

      This community offers surgical services.

    • Maternity

      This community offers Caesarian Section services.

    • Lab services

      Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre

      9636 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y3

      P: 250 262-5247

      Hours: daytime only

    • Blood Bank

      This community has a blood bank.

    • Imaging services

      X-Ray

      Fort St. John Hospital & Wellness Centre

      9636 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y3

      P: 250 262-5254

      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

      Ultrasound

      This community has ultrasound imaging services.

      CT

      This community has CT imaging services.

      Additional Services

      Mammography, Echocardiography, Bone Densitometry



    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

    • Pharmacy

      Drugstore Pharmacy

      9116 – 107 Street

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6E3

      P: 250 261-6522

      Fort St. John Pharmacy & Wellness Centre

      300, 9730 – 101 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2A8

      P: 250 785-3234

      Shoppers Drug Mart

      10351 – 100 Street

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 3Z2

      P: 250 785-6155

    • Nurse Practitioner

      Fort St. John Health Centre

      #101, 10130 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1Y6

      P: 250 787-0298 | F: 250 787-6043

    • Extended Care

      In-community

      North Peace Care Centre (87 beds)

      9907 – 110 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2S9

      P: 250 785-8941 | F: 250 785-2296

      Peace Lutheran Extended Care Centre

      9908 – 108th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2R3

      P: 250 785-8941 | F: 250 785-2296

      Heritage Manor II (24 beds)

      9824 – 106 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2N9

      P: 250 263-6000 | F: 250 263-6086

    • Home Nursing

      In-community

      Fort St. John Health Unit

      10115 – 110 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6M9

      P: 250 263-6025 | F: 250 263-6086

      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

    • Dietetics

      In-community

      Fort St. John Health Unit

      10115 – 110 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6M9

      P: 250 263-6025 | F: 250 263-6086

    • Diabetic Nurse Educator

      Fort St. John Health Centre

      #335, 9900 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 5S7

      P: 250 787-0298 | F: 250 787-6043

      In-community

      Canadian Diabetes Association

      Box 6331

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 4H8

      P: 250 787-1573

    • Physiotherapy

      Egan Physiotherapy

      FSJ Medical Clinic

      #1, 10011 – 96 Street

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 3P3

      P: 250 785-1175

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Mental Health & Addiction Services

      Suite 300, 9900 – 100th Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 5S7

      P: 250 262-5269 – Addictions

      P: 250 263-6080 – Mental Health

      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

      In-community

      CYMH fort St. John

      10123 – 102nd Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC

      P: 250 787-3344

      Kathryn Baverstock

      10142-101 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC

      P: 250 261-5630

      SCARS – Wagner Hills Farm Society – Residential Services

      P: 250 785-1008

    • Social workers

      Northern Health Authority

      300, 9900 – 100 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 5S7

      P: 250 262-5269 | F: 250 263-6012

      Child Development Centre

      10417 – 106 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2M8

      P: 250 785-3200 | F: 250 785-3202

      Foundations Counselling and Consulting

      105, 9807 – 101 Avenue

      Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2B2

      P: 250 787-5599


  • Mobile Outreach Unit
    Fort St. John Keeginaw Friendship Centre Society
    10208 – 95 Avenue
    Fort St. John, BC, V1J 1J2
    P: 250 785-8566

    Fort St. John Health Unit
    10115 – 110th Avenue
    Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6M9
    P: 250 263-6000
    Hrs: STI Clinic Mondays 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (STI testing, HIV testing, STI treatment, counselling and information)
    Hrs: OPT Clinic Mondays 1:20 pm – 3:45 pm (Birth control information and prescriptions, pregnancy testing, counselling and information, ECP available daily)

    Babies Best Chance
    10142 – 101 Avenue
    Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2B3
    P: 250 782-8448 | F: 250 785-4659

    BC Schizophrenia Society Northern Interior Region
    Mental Health & Addictions
    Prince George Office
    Box 504, 1117 – 6th Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 4S6
    P: 250 561-8033 | TFP: 1 888 561-8055 | F: 250 562-8015
    www.bcss.org

    North Peace Community Resource Society
    Ending Violence Against Women Counseling Services
    10142 – 101st Avenue
    Fort St. John, BC, V1J 2B3
    P: 250 785-6021

    • Practice Site Information

      Peace Liard Fort St. John

      9907 99 Ave. Fort St John

      V1J 1S2 B.C

      P: 250 785-6794

      Physician Site Coordinator (s):

      Dr. Paul Mackey

      Office Administrator: 

      Ms. Kim Furlong

    • Training Site Information

      Medical Student Training: Yes

      Medical Student: UBC

      Is this an IRPbc Site: Yes

      IRPBC Year: 2004

    • Students & Residents Perspectives

      On The Community 

      “Very friendly community with excellent support”

      On The Experience

      “Exposure to broad range of medical, surgical and obstetrical medicine. Independence encouraged, but with good supports.”

      Challenges

      “Limited access for flights/expensive – cost of living is high – cold winters”

    • Patient Load

      Practice per day: 20 – 25

    • Office Set-up

      Is there space for the resident to have an office and examining room? Yes

      Technology:  Electronic Medical Records