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Pediatrician 200-0740

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200-0740

Immediate vacancy for a full-time Pediatrician. Nanaimo has 6 FTE pediatricians providing community and hospital-based work with a 1:6 funded on-call schedule.  Part-time or other flexible job-share arrangement would be considered.

Our group rotates “on service” weeks at the hospital 1:6.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (224 acute beds) has a dedicated pediatric ward and active outpatient facility supported by a core team of pediatric nurses, dietician, diabetic nurse educator, social worker, and a full-time child life worker.

In terms of community work, we provide general Pediatric consultative care (primary care only for complex patients).  Anticipated volume of referrals should provide average of 2-3 office days per week, for this position.  Shared office space is available with reasonable overhead.

The hospital has a new state-of-the-art 9-bed, level 2b NICU, providing provincial beds to infants >32 weeks gestation, including short-term ventilation and TPN.

The Nanaimo medical community offers the opportunity for teaching and is a UBC Postgraduate Family Practice Residency Program site.

Nanaimo is an exciting place to live with a breathtaking waterfront.  It has a multitude of natural outdoor opportunities, including a vast array of mountain bike and walking trails, year-round kayak/paddle board/sailing and golf opportunities and nearby world class ski hill/surfing.  In addition, Nanaimo is home to Vancouver Island University and is fortunate to have its own symphony and theatre offering a wide range of cultural events.  It is 15 minutes by seaplane to downtown Vancouver and a short road trip to Victoria.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Types
Permanent Specialty
Department
Maternity Care & Pediatrics
Facility/Site

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

City
Nanaimo
Contact

To apply, please forward your CV, cover letter and contact information for three referees to:

Sheila Leversidge, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Email: physicians@viha.ca
Fax: 250-716-7747

Shift/Hours of Work
Full time is 1:6 on Call Schedule
Remuneration
Fee for Service, MOCAP
Education, Training and Experience

- FRCPC
- Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.

 

Job Status
Full-Time
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