Ophthalmologist 200-1024

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The Island Health Division of Ophthalmology has a position for a general ophthalmologist to join three others at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.  Sub-specialty training would be an asset.

Eligible candidates will hold, or be eligible for, full FRCSC in ophthalmic surgery and full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.  On-call responsibility is one in seven as it is shared with ophthalmologists in nearby Duncan.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (224 acute care beds) enjoys state-of-the-art surgical suites and fluorescein angiography clinic with access to a private surgical centre located adjacent to the hospital.  The hospital has full diagnostic capabilities, including a 64-slice CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, a cancer clinic and critical care intensivists and is a UBC Postgraduate Family Practice Residency program site. 

The Nanaimo medical community totals over 200 physicians with strong primary care physicians and a full array of skilled specialist colleagues who serve a population of 160,000 and secondary referral services to a population of 250,000.

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.

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Permanent Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest
Melissa Allen, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Island Health

Shift/Hours of Work
Fee for service and level 2 MOCAP
Education, Training and Experience

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

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