The Victoria Mental Health and Substance Use program are looking for an Addiction Medicine, Family Physician to provide part-time services at the Coastal Sage Health Centre (CSHC). The CSHC is a 6 bed facility that provides services to women and people identifying as women, with problematic substance use, seeking residential treatment.
The successful candidate will provide the following services: act as the MRP including reviewing all new patients, physical exam and medical care plans; routine follow-up of OAT and AUD patients regarding medications, monitoring; routine pre-natal, postpartum and gyne care; consultations and administration of contraception, and STI diagnosis and treatment; follow-up for chronic medical conditions; consultation for new, acute or emerging conditions; assessment, treatment and monitoring of substance use disorders; gender-affirming care; management of pre-existing chronic conditions; liaising with psychiatrist re: complex mental health care plans
The successful candidate will work closely with other physician groups including: connect with in-house psychiatrist during weekly meetings and as-needed; liaise with hospital, maternity ward, RAAC, 5A, community addiction clinics etc as needed for continuity of care and discharge planning
The successful candidate is required to be on-call, for pharmacy OAT prescriptions. Methadone license is required.
Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding to golf, and world-class fishing. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living.
Coastal Sage Healing Centre
Interested candidates, please attach your CV and letter of interest
Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruiter
ISAM or CCFP CAA in AM, Maternity care
Maternity and Addiction Medicine experience