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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

Community Information

Nanaimo, population 90,000, is a growing and vibrant urban centre situated on the east coast

of Vancouver Island, located approximately 100 kilometers north of Victoria and offers

excellent access via commercial flights, float plane or ferry to Vancouver. The community

offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including the 800 seat

waterfront Port Theatre, the Vancouver Island University and is adjacent renowned private

schools.
 

Nanaimo is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, providing year round access to a wide array of

recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking,

running and golfing. Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in

North America, has excellent downhill, snowboarding and cross country skiing.

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: 250-716-7747Image removed.

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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