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Family Practice 300-0510

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300-0510

An established, full-service, busy family practice clinic in the heart of Courtenay with four other physicians. Specialty stores, banks, pharmacy, and a variety of trendy restaurants are 1 to 3 blocks away. The clinic is a 10 minute drive from the new Comox Valley Hospital with free onsite parking. 

The current physician has given up hospital and residential care privileges to focus on providing group counselling with CBT, mindfulness, and emotion-focused approaches, empowering patients with skills. Trigger point injections and manual approaches to management myofascial are also used. The physician is willing to teach these valuable skills which have referral potential if you desire. The rest of the practice is a standard family practice with a heavier portion of adults; there are few pediatrics and no obstetrics.

The physician's office is spacious and was recently ergonomically renovated with a large open space and 3 workstations, good lighting, air conditioning, a big window, and fresh air, with morning sun and shade from the hot afternoon sun. It is ideal for teaching residents, group meetings, or working with a locum. There are 2 examining rooms, each with their own printer.

The supportive MOA staff, Office Manager, waiting room, and minor surgery room are shared between all five doctors in a beautiful and functional building. The EMR is Wolf–Telus, stable and easy to use, and Dragon Dictation is used for transcription (optional).
 

Benefits

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:  Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; Fee Premium – 6.93%; Annual Flat Fee - $6,967.62; Rural CME - $2,200/annum in years 3 & 4 in the community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Situated on the east coast of Vancouver Island the Comox Valley is comprised of the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland and the idyllic rural areas from Fanny Bay in the south to Black Creek in the north, and includes the islands of Hornby and Denman. The Comox Valley is one of the Island’s best-kept secrets!

Surrounded by majestic mountains, rushing rivers, lush rainforests and shimmering seas, this region is highly attractive to those seeking variety and a superb quality of life, as well as affordable housing.  A great place to raise a family, we have a strong sense of community and a shared spirit of cooperation.  We are one of the fastest growing areas in Canada and educational facilities range from elementary to full degree programs at the North Island College.

The valley enjoys short mild winters and warm dry summers.  The Comox Valley is also host to over 50 annual festivals, and the local Sid Williams Theatre provides year-round performing arts.  For great boutique shopping, go to 5th Street in Courtenay and visit the local restaurants, farmers market and vineyards for the renowned local food scene.

If you enjoy the outdoors, Mount Washington Ski resort, which has 1700 acres of terrain, is only 30 minutes outside the city.  World-renowned mountain biking trails that can be ridden year round are located in Cumberland.  Furthermore, the beautiful west coast community of Tofino is only 2.5 hours away.  A typical weekend in the region can include superb salmon fishing, paddle boarding at Goose Spit or on Comox Lake, a tube float down the Puntledge River, or time spent on a patio at one of the three local micro-breweries.

The physician community is welcoming and collegial with 15 full-service medical clinics, two walk-in clinics and a military base clinic.  We are currently served by the Island Health run Comox Valley Hospital, a new 153-bed acute care facility.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Department
Primary Care
Facility/Site

Courtenay Medical Clinic

City
Courtenay
Contact

Dr. John Law
Email: jolawgen@shaw.ca

Shift/Hours of Work
Flexible - current hours: 9:00 am-2:30 pm Mon-Fri. Clinic open 8:30 am-6:30 pm Mon-Fri and 10:00 am-2:00 pm Saturday
Remuneration
Fee for Service
Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

CMPA coverage

Job Status
Full-Time
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