Emergency Medicine 200-0843

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The Department of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine in Duncan has locum opportunities available during the summer months of July and August, 2019. 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 Access and Diagnostic Virtual 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 person also supports the ED and eventually the hospital with a proceduralist service.  We have double coverage from 10:30 to 24:30 every day and some triple coverage on weekends. 

We are looking for someone willing to work ER and RADU shifts.


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

Community Information:

Duncan, located within the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, enjoys Canada's most favourable climate, allowing for year-round sailing, fishing, hiking and golfing. Lush countryside surrounds scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities.  Housing is affordable and public education is complemented by renowned local private schools.  Victoria, only 45 minutes away, offers excellent cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. Mount Washington Ski Resort boasts the largest annual snowfall and is 3 hours north.

Job Types
Locum Specialty
Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Cowichan District Hospital

Start Date
Anticipated End of Temporary/Term Position

Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names and contact information for 3 referees. 

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Island Health


Fax:  250-716-7747

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 of BC


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

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