The Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) has an opportunity for a Locum Pediatrician to join the Department of Pediatrics at the Campbell River General Hospital in the beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River.
The Campbell River General Hospital has 100 beds, serves a referral population of over 300,000 and enjoys an exceptionally collegial atmosphere amongst family physicians and specialist colleagues. Hospital based specialists include: ENT, internal medicine, radiology, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, Anesthesiologist, GP anesthesiologists, obstetricians/ gynecologists, pediatrics and pathology as well as 24 hr RT support.
Campbell River has an average of 400 births per year and a Level I nursery (36 weeks or more). The successful candidate will share call (1:4).
As soon as possible.
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidy agreement including:
• Fee Premium - 6.09%
• Annual Flat Fee - $7,010.46
• Recruitment Incentive - $10,000
• Relocation Costs - up to a maximum of $15,000
• Rural CME: Years 3 & 4 - $3000/annum; after 4 years: $6000/annum
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.
In Campbell River and the surrounding area you will find a relaxed attitude, friendly people and comparatively low housing costs. For further information view: www.campbellrivertourism.com or www.campbellriverchamber.ca.
Campbell River General Hospital
Eligible for license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia