Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist 200-0642

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The Island Health Division of Rehabilitation Medicine has an opening for a general physiatrist to join three others in providing a consultative service at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and surrounding areas.  Candidates with expertise and interest in the rehabilitation of individuals with neurological diseases, post-traumatic impairments and amputations rehabilitation in hospital based practice and out patients settings are encouraged to apply.  The position is based at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital which has a 25-bed inpatient intensive rehabilitation unit in addition to slow stream and transitional rehabilitation units. 

This is a general program providing the full scope of rehabilitation services.

Full range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric specialists on-site as well as diagnostic services including x-rays, nuclear medicine, sonography, CT, and MRI.  Access to epidural and facet injection services.  The Physiatrist(s) provide a consulting and directive care service without night call. 

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Nanaimo, population 90,000, is a growing and vibrant urban centre situated on the east coast

of Vancouver Island, located approximately 100 kilometers north of Victoria and offers

excellent access via commercial flights, float plane or ferry to Vancouver. The community

offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including the 800 seat

waterfront Port Theatre, the Vancouver Island University and is adjacent renowned private


Nanaimo is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, providing year round access to a wide array of

recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking,

running and golfing. Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in

North America, has excellent downhill, snowboarding and cross country skiing.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names of 3 references: 

Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Shift/Hours of Work
Fee-for-Service; Sessioinal billings
Education, Training and Experience
  • Eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC
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