Family Practice 200-1162

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Exciting opportunity for a Family Practice physician to join an attractive, well run two Physician clinic on Salt Spring Island. Four Physicians participate in the call group. Flexible schedule available, usually work in office an average of 4 days per week 9-4. On Call Emergency 4 days per month (2 day shifts and 2 evening shifts). Physicians provide acute care coverage at Lady Minto Community Hospital Salt Spring Island, as well as coverage of hospital extended care unit and local extended care facility.  Diverse patient population. Excellent specialist support. No obstetrics unless desired.

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

  • Recruitment Incentive:  up to a maximum of $10,000 (pro-rated based on FTE)
  • Relocation: up to a maximum of $15,000 (amount based on location relocating from)
  • Flat fee: $9,186.12
  • Fee Premium: 7.98%
  • CME: $2,200/annum year 3-4 and $4,400/annum after 4 years in the community.

Community Information

Salt Spring Island (approx 10,000 population) is nestled against the east shore of Vancouver Island located halfway between Victoria and Nanaimo with excellent ferry and seaplane connectivity. This is an exceptional opportunity to work and live in an area that provides a relaxed lifestyle in a temperate climate with excellent year-round recreation and cultural amenities, including but not limited to:

  • A large artistic community with a variety of classes, exhibits and performances;
  • Outstanding recreational opportunities – sailing, kayaking, hiking, soccer, swimming, baseball, tennis and golf included;
  • K-12 education available on island
  • Performing arts center, indoor pool, galleries, shopping and a small community movie theater
  • Rural environment providing opportunities for hobby farming or access to locally grown produce and farm products.

To learn more about our community please visit the following links:

Salt Spring Tourism -

Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce -

For Everything that’s Community Health – Salt Spring -

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Primary Care
Salt Spring Island
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Shift/Hours of Work
Clinic 9-4 Monday-Friday
Fee-for-Service, MOCAP, REEF
Education, Training and Experience
  • Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
  • Hospital privileges required
  • Emergency experience desired
  • Anesthesia Experience
  • Surgical Skills Desired
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) desired
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) desired
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) desired
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