The West Coast Family Medical Clinic (group practice) in beautiful Sooke is seeking a locum, to join the team for the month of November 2019!
The clinic is a regional trailblazer as a well-functioning multidisciplinary clinic, with social work, dietician, and chronic disease management nurse on site. Funding for several nurses in practice has also just been confirmed. Physicians in the group have organized outreach clinics at the local high school and T’sou-ke Nation, as well as a palliative care program.
This is an exciting opportunity for a physician to take on a very well organized, medium sized and varied panel, providing for a great work/life balance. Plan your clinic day around the surf, mountain biking, hiking and more!
- Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 7:30am - 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm.
- Modern, efficient, well equipped clinic with a dynamic team, comprised of approx. 8 full-time physicians, 1 registered nurse, 1 social worker, 1 dietitian and 9 MOAs, as well as visiting specialists.
- Low overhead costs - physicians are part of a cost sharing agreement that maximizes autonomy and flexibility, and supports work-life balance.
- Collaborative and supportive clinic with medical students and residents present.
- 16 examination rooms (with computers).
- MedAccess EMR.
- Average daily patient volume = 25-35.
- Optional home visits; home calls for palliative and nursing home patients are light, and typically manageable over the phone.
- No inpatient, hospital or maternity care.
- Fee for service: 70/30 (in-office), 90/10 (out of office/form fees and private billings).
Sooke is a picturesque, seaside town on the south-western shores of Vancouver Island. There is a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, kayaking and hiking, as well as top-rated restaurants, world-renowned accommodations, and a vibrant arts community. Sooke is located only a 60 minute drive from the inner harbor of Victoria.
West Coast Family Medical Clinic
1300-6660 West Coast Rd.
- Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- Obstetrics Experience - desired