Psychiatrist 200-0775

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The Department of Psychiatry at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is seeking a six-month locum Psychiatrist to join a collegial team of 10 Psychiatrists in Nanaimo.

The emphasis of this position is primarily on inpatient psychiatry with some relief coverage for Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) and Psychiatric Intensive Care (PIC), with participation in on-call services. Acute services are provided at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital which has 224 acute care beds and a 24-bed inpatient psychiatry unit.  In September 2012 our new Emergency Department opened which a 6-bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit and Psychiatric Emergency Unit.

NRGH is a UBC Postgraduate Family Practice Residency Program site providing opportunities for teaching and academic affiliation.


Furnished office, computer, telephone and administrative support provided.

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


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
Locum Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

Start Date
Anticipated End of Temporary/Term Position

Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names of 3 references:

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Shift/Hours of Work
Part-Time (0.5 FTE), 1:10 Call Schedule
Mixed fee-for-service and sessional billing. MOCAP
Education, Training and Experience


Licensure in British Columbia (CPSBC)

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