The Division of Dermatology of the Vancouver Island Health Authority has an opportunity for a Dermatologist at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan, BC. Dermatologic services on Vancouver Island are currently provided in the cities of Courtenay, Nanaimo and Victoria. In the Cowichan Valley the patient population is quite varied (drawing population 75,000) with emphasis on seniors and First Nations. The medical community is close-knit and supportive and includes five General Internists. Local services include excellent general and plastic surgery expertise.
Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents, as well as an affiliation with the UV Psoriasis clinic and the dermatologists in Victoria, a 45 minute drive.
Additional incentives available under Rural Subsidiary Agreement (subject to eligibility) include: Recruitment Incentive: $10,000; Annual Retention Premium: $4,222.80; Fee-for-service premium: 4.2%; CME: Years 3 & 4: $3000/annum After 4 years: $6000/annum.
As soon as possible
Duncan, located within the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, enjoys Canada's most favourable climate, allowing for year-round sailing, fishing, hiking and golfing. Lush countryside surrounds scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities. Housing is affordable and public education is complemented by renowned local private schools. Victoria, only 45 minutes away, offers excellent cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. Mount Washington Ski Resort boasts the largest annual snowfall and is 3 hours north.
Cowichan District Hospital
Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names of 3 references:
Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) Dermatology – Desired
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) Eligible Dermatology – Mandatory
- Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia