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.
As soon as possible
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
To apply, please forward your CV, cover letter and contact information for three referees to:
Sheila Leversidge, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
- Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.