Family Practitioner - Oncologist (200-1215)

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This position is to join the current team of 4 GP oncologists that are overseeing chemotherapy for cancer patients at the Cowichan District Hospital.  The main role of this position is managing patients on active cancer treatment.  There is also a portion of the practice that involves symptom management and palliative care for patients with cancer.  The position is one full day per week with possible opportunity to add a second day in the future.  No oncology experience is required.  Training through the Family Practice Oncology Network is available.

Start Date

As soon as possible.


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

Potential Island Health Recruitment Incentive - $10,000 - pro-rated based on FTE; Fee Premium – 4.2%; Annual Flat Fee – $4,834.80; Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum in years 3 and 4 in the community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Rural Practice Programs - Province of British Columbia (

Community Information

Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the City of Duncan enjoys Canada’s most temperate climate. Characterized by diverse landscapes from lush countryside to scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities, the Cowichan Valley, encompasses freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, and farmland. The area offers a wide variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts including great hiking and biking trails, golfing, sailing, canoeing and ocean kayaking. In addition to many local artisans and attractions, the South Cowichan Valley boasts five top vineyards and wineries. Public education in Duncan is complemented by renowned local private schools and located only 45 minutes south, Victoria also offers excellent educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most livable regions, provides the very best in both urban and rural living. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, Vancouver Island offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an enviable quality of life.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Primary Care

Cowichan District Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest

Shannon Williams, Medical Staff Recruiter

Island Health 


Shift/Hours of Work
1 or 2 days per week
Service Contract
Education, Experience & Qualifications

Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

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