Nephrologist (200-1208)

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Nanaimo is a regional centre for the Island Health Renal Program, providing renal care for a total population of 425,000 in Central and Northern Vancouver Island. The Island Health Division of Nephrology is seeking a general nephrologist to join the Nanaimo clinical group of 6 physicians. This job offering seeks to replace a nephrologist and will therefore come with a complement of dialysis, transplant and kidney care patients. 
The successful candidate will be offered full integration into the group with a target equal allocation of 14-18 total weeks of inpatient service and hemodialysis, which is on par with current full time nephrologists in Nanaimo. They will provide service in all areas of general nephrology including kidney care clinic, independent dialysis, and renal transplant clinic. In addition, he or she will share proportionate on-call requirements and will be expected to maintain an outpatient community practice with similar capacity to other full time nephrologists in Nanaimo.
The position requires English fluency and excellent communications and interpersonal skills. Remuneration is fee for service as outlined by the medical services plan of British Columbia as well as full MOCAP paid in accordance with on-call services provided. Fellowship training in nephrology and medical licensure to practice nephrology in the Province of British Columbia is also required. 
The ability to navigate complex advanced care planning discussions is essential. Experience placing bedside peritoneal catheters, or willingness to acquire that skill set will be considered an asset.  Additional training or experience in clinical sub-specialty areas of nephrology such as transplantation, GN, and dialysis or medical leadership will be considered a distinguishing attribute. 

For candidates with a physician partner, please indicate this in your letter of interest so that we may facilitate a discussion with the appropriate recruitment personnel in Nanaimo.

Additional Information

Full-Time 1 FTE.

Start Date

As soon as possible. 

Community Information

Nanaimo is a growing, family oriented community situated on the east coast of Vancouver Island, with proximity to Victoria and Vancouver --- a 90-minute ferry or 20-minute seaplane ride away. The growing community of 100,000 offers a wide variety of cultural and educational
opportunities including excellent schools, the waterfront Port Theatre, and Vancouver Island University.

Nanaimo enjoys year-round access to exceptional recreation opportunities for nature enthusiasts including skiing (Nordic and downhill) at Mount Washington Ski Resort, proximity to the Gulf Islands, Tofino, and oceanfront at the doorstep.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest

Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruiter

Island Health 


Shift/Hours of Work
Fee for Services; equal share of dialysis revenue; On-call stipend per Level 2 MOCAP agreement
Education, Experience & Qualifications

FRCPC - Nephrology
CPSBC - Full licensure

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