The Gracemed Clinic is located in central Nanaimo, within 1 km to the Nanaimo regional hospital. The Clinic currently has opportunities for full-time and locum positions.
There is an excellent income potential through fee-for-service billing and an overhead contribution of 30%. Shift hours are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, with flexi-time options available. An average of 20-50 patients appointments a day seen virtually, and in-person, optional hospital obstetrics can be included. There is no walk-in service; however, if a physician wishes to pursue the service, it can be arranged for a Saturday. Electronic medical records are maintained through MedAccess, and the Office Manager will take care of scheduling, banking and billing.
The Clinic is a relaxed and friendly environment with helpful staff. There are six examination rooms and, in addition, one minor surgery room. The mezzanine level consists of two offices and a coffee lounge. There is free undercover secure parking, and patient parking is free. The building is also home to two gynecologists/obstetrician and a dental office.
The Clinic will assist you with building a patient panel, and you will be guided in complex care and chronic disease billing. In addition, you will be supported throughout the process and given community connections to assist with lifestyle and accommodation needs.
The practice owner is involved in Continuing Professional Development Program through Doctors of BC and the Nanaimo Division of Family Practice.
As soon as possible
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
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.
Dr. Kelvin Houghton
102-1629 Townsite Road
Nanaimo, BC V9S 1N3
Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia