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.
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.
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names of 3 references:
Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Licensure in British Columbia (CPSBC)