Family Practice 200-1104

Reference Number
200-1104

The Gabriola Medical Clinic, located on the unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First nation on Gabriola Island is an award winning, community owned, primary care home, looking for family doctors to join our team of two family physicians and one Nurse Practitioner.

Providing primary and urgent care for Gabriola Island, we work collaboratively in the same building with mental health RN, community social worker and home and community care RN. This allows for easily accessible discussions, either by phone or in-person, to provide optimal care for patients. Says Dr. Erin Cusack “With so much support from great administrative staff and other professionals, I am able to devote my time to what maters most- the patient”.

We are fully supported by our community of nearly 5000 residents in all we do and have been awarded the 2018 Rural BC Community Award for our innovative and collaborative approach to local healthcare issues. Our team members have also been recognized with the 2022 BC Achievement Award and the 2022 Above and Beyond award for their exceptional service and contributions to our community. We are passionate about teaching and have been welcoming medical students in partnership with the University of British Columbia for over 10 years.

We also host visiting specialists including plastic surgery, cardiology, psychiatry and general surgery. Emergency response services include BCEHS including Air Ambulance and the Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department who work collaboratively with physicians on challenging cases. Says Dr. Tracey Thorne “Our successes are team based and our losses are shared amongst us which makes it much easier to take on the challenges of rural practice.”

Overhead:

$3000 - $5000 per month. We are happy to discuss in detail with interested candidates.

Visit our website for more information:  https://beourdoctor.ca/


Start Date

Summer 2023

Benefits

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including: 

Recruitment Incentive - $10,000 Fee Premium - 5.95%; Annual Flat Fee - $6,849.30 Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum in year 3&4 in community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Community Information

Surrounded by the Salish Sea and all its beauty, but also a short distance from Nanaimo and Vancouver, Gabriola offers access to larger centres. We have a wonderful elementary school, amazing fishing and sailing and a never-ending network of trails for hiking and biking. Working on Gabriola has afforded our practitioners enviably short commutes, stunning natural beauty, endless outdoor adventures and a work/life balance.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Department
Primary Care
City
Gabriola Island
Contact

Gabriola Family Medicine
695 Church Street
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3
Tel: 250-247-9922
Email: apounds@rrdfp.ca

Shift/Hours of Work
Monday-Wednesday 9am-4pm; Thursday 10am-4pm; Friday 9am-3pm. After Hours Emergency on call: One week night a week and one weekend a month compensated through MOCAP.
Remuneration
APP contract with regular monthly payments. Please contact us for details.
Education, Experience & Qualifications

Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Job Status
Full-Time
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