Locum Anesthesiologist 300-0670

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Island Health has an opportunity for a locum Anesthesiologist to join their team at the Comox Valley Hospital.

Comox Valley Hospital is a new 146 bed community hospital with state of the art facilities.  There are 6 OR’s, five of which will be operationalized by September 2020.  Anesthesiologists In Comox provide services for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, General Surgery, ENT, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, and  Orthopedics.  They also provide anesthesia for ECT and Cardioversions.   Additionally, they are the designated intubation team for Covid suspect or Covid positive patients in the hospital and are occasionally asked to assist with difficult airways in the ER and ICU as well. 

Recent Pediatrics (at minimum two years and older) and obstetrics experience required, or willing to update these skills.  Demonstrated interest in leadership, professional development, quality assurance, and or teaching would be an asset.

Start Date

As soon as possible, summer availability desired


Additional incentives available under RSA based on eligibility requirement may include:

Fee Premium - 6.93%

Community Information

The Comox Valley is Vancouver Island’s hidden gem. Located on the West coast of the Salish Sea, half way up the Island, the Comox Valley includes the towns of Comox, Courtenay and Cumberland which together have an immediate catchment of almost 70,000 people.   The new hospital is located in Courtenay, just 10 minutes from sandy ocean beach, 15 minutes from the world class Cumberland mountain biking trails, 35 minutes from the Mount Washington ski resort and 1 hour from Nanaimo.  The Comox Valley also has a thriving airport with direct flights to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and seasonal flights to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. 

In addition to regional big box stores, our three downtown cores are filled with trendy shops, restaurants and brew pubs.  The weekly farmer’s market offers access to live entertainment and locally grown produce.  In comparison to nearby cities, housing remains affordable with access to both French and English schools and high quality day care. The Comox Valley is truly an excellent place to live and work.

Job Types
Locum Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine

Comox Valley Hospital

Anticipated End of Temporary/Term Position

Interested applicants, please attach your CV and cover letter.
Melissa Allen, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Shift/Hours of Work
APP Contract
Education, Training and Experience
  • FRCPC Anesthesiology
  • Eligible for full licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC 
  • Interest in clinical ultrasound an asset
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