Emergency Medicine 300-0780

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The North Island department of Emergency Medicine in Campbell River is currently looking for Emergency Medicine Physicians to provide locum coverage. North Island Hospital Campbell River and District is the regional center for North Vancouver Island, serving an immediate population of close to 40 000 and a regional population of over 50 000. The ER has about 25,000 visits per year (70 visits per day). Local specialties include: ICU, general surgery, anesthesia, OB/GYN, pediatrics, orthopedics, plastic surgery, ENT.

Applicants must hold CCFP-EM or FRCPC Emergency Medicine, and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.
Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents. 
Our Emergency Medicine Physicians enjoy flexibility in scheduling and fantastic lifestyle opportunities on beautiful Vancouver Island.


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

  • Fee Premium: 6.09%


Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River, population 40,000, is located at mid-point on Vancouver Island’s east coast. The surrounding waters of Discovery Passage, and adjacent numerous lakes and rivers, offer an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts.  With a growing trend to eco-travel tours, Campbell River is ideally located to service the Desolation Sound traffic and the popular Broughton and Queen Charlotte Islands. It is a family-friendly community with affordable housing and has easy access to the outdoors – hiking, mountain biking, skiing, boating and fishing are at your doorstep. Enjoy year-round access to world-class golf courses or visit Mt. Washington Resort for spectacular winter skiing and summer mountain biking. The Campbell River municipal airport is a mere 10 minutes from the heart of downtown and is a busy hub of activity. Regular daily flights from Vancouver bring business and vacation travelers while charter flights transport supplies and people to a myriad of northern communities and activities. Campbell River offers unparalleled access to ocean sports, hiking and eco-tourism activities in the northern sections of Vancouver Island. With its enviable west coast climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities, Campbell River offers a quality of life second to none!

Job Types
Locum Specialty
Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Campbell River Hospital

Campbell River

For more information on this and other opportunities please contact:

Darsey Batchelor, Medical Staff Recruiter
Island Health 
Email:  darsey.batchelor@islandhealth.ca 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to medstaffrecruitment@islandhealth.ca


Shift/Hours of Work
6-8 hour shifts
Fee for service (stipends for day and night shifts)
Education, Training and Experience


Full Licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC

Advanced Trauma Life Support - Desired

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - Desired

Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Desired

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