Emergency Room Physician 200-0763

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The West Coast General Hospital is seeking two part-time Emergency Room Physicians.  

West Coast General Hospital, constructed in 2001, with 52 acute care beds and a 3-bed ICU, is a modern facility that incorporates a unique and inviting design complete with an indoor atrium.

Services include 24-hour emergency room, ambulatory care, acute medical/surgical and psychiatry services, cardio pulmonary, diabetes education, laboratory, medical imaging, nutrition counseling, pharmacy, occupational therapy, SLP, social work and physiotherapy services.  Clinical specialists include anesthesiology, general surgery, urology, geriatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics and radiology.

The successful candidate would have the option of applying to cover a small number of shifts at our regional Emergency Department in Nanaimo.

Academic affiliation with the University of British Columbia (UBC) postgraduate programs and the Island Medical School undergraduate programs is available.


May be eligible for the following RSA benefits (subject to eligibility): $10,000 Recruitment Incentive (pro-rated for less than full time); 8.82% Fee Premium; $8,867.88 Annual Flat Fee Retention Payment; Annual Rural CME - $3,000 3-4 years, $6,000 more than 4 years.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Port Alberni, a coastal city with a population of 18,000, is situated in the majestic Alberni Valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

This temperate valley climate offers an array of year-round outdoor activities.  The gateway to the Pacific Rim communities of Tofino & Ucluelet, and Long Beach, the top Canadian surfing destination, Port Alberni enjoys easy access to the best recreational opportunities on Vancouver Island.  Port Alberni is now the official “Ultimate Fishing Town” in Canada.  All this and world-class skiing on Mt. Washington is only a short drive away!

Port Alberni is a family-friendly community with affordable housing, strong public schools.  Community spirit abounds and is evident by the abundance of activities for children including programs in: music, dance, gymnastics and all team sports: soccer, baseball, hockey, lacrosse etc.  Sprout Lake, located just outside of the city is the ideal location to base your family home.

Located within a 40 minute from Nanaimo, offering easy to Vancouver and Victoria, Port Alberni provides access to big-city amenities with all the charm and character of a rural community.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty
Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

West Coast General Hospital

Port Alberni

Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names and contact information for 3 referees. 

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Island Health


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Full Licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC

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