Emergency Medicine 200-0797 - Temporary

Reference Number

The Department of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine is seeking a physician for a temporary position. We are a group of enthusiastic ERP's with CCFP and ABEM certification. 

The ER sees around 125 visits per day.  We have recently started a Rapid Assessment and Discharge Unit (RADU) which has added a new shift 7 days a week from 8 am until 1600.  This unit manages patients meeting strict criteria who are likely to be discharged within 24hrs of admission.  The RADU physician also sees regular ED patients.  We have double coverage from 1100 to 0200 every day and some triple coverage. 

We are looking for someone willing to work ER and RADU shifts.  The work will be between half time and full time work with flexibility based on group needs. 

We are affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program and participate in teaching of medical students and residents. 

Plans are underway for a new hospital to be built in the next 5-10 years.  


May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidy agreement (RSA) including: Fee Premium 4.2%.

Additional Information

2 positions

Job Types
Locum Specialty
Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Cowichan District Hospital


Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Shift/Hours of Work
Emergency hours 24hrs a day
Alternative payment as per Cowichan Emergency Physician Association
Education, Training and Experience

Full Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia


Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - mandatory

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - mandatory

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)  or equivalent - mandatory

Emergency Experience - mandatory

Job Status
Apply for the Position
Upload requirements

Related content