GP-Geriatric Psychiatrist 200-0870

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The Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) is seeking a General Practitioner who is interested in joining the Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) program working through the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH). The GP would work in conjunction with the Geriatric Psychiatry specialists to complete psychogeriatric assessments, including treatment and support recommendations to primary care services.

Eligible applicants will hold or be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Community Information:

Nanaimo, an exciting urban community with a breathtaking waterfront, provides an opportunity to enjoy an active exciting lifestyle with a multitude of year-round recreational opportunities including golf, mountain biking and walking trails, kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing, or dive to explore three artificial reefs created by wrecks sunk in the harbour. In winter, both downhill and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed at Mount Washington, just 1.5 hours north. This vibrant, growing city of 97,000 boasts its own symphony and theater, offers post-secondary education at the Vancouver Island University, is just 15 minutes by seaplane to downtown Vancouver and a short drive to Victoria.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest.

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Island Health


Shift/Hours of Work
Fee-for-Service and Sessional Contract (currently 141/year)
Education, Training and Experience


Eligible for full licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)

Additional training and/or enhanced skills in Geriatric Psychiatry

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