Family Practice 300-0556

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The Namgis Health Centre is seeking a physician to work with their interdisciplinary team. The work includes outpatient clinic services, emergency/inpatient care (4 acute beds, 10 ECU) and teaching. It is a modern facility with a staff of 45 that includes physicians, nurses, dentist, mental health and addiction counselors, Indigenous community health representatives, and other social services providers.

Start Date

As soon as possible


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

Recruitment Incentive - $20,000; Fee Premium - 23.94%; Annual Flat Fee - $24,069.96; Rural CME starting at $1,320/annum for 2 years or less in community, increasing to a maximum of $5,720/annum after 4 years. 

Rural GP Locum Program provides  $900/day to locum physician with 43 days/annum locum coverage to resident physician.

Community Information

Located on Cormorant Island, off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, Alert Bay offers a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from local arts and cultural pursuits to hiking, cycling, beachcombing, camping, kayaking, and whale watching.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Primary Care

Namgis Health Centre

Alert Bay

Heather Wadhams
Box 49
Alert Bay, BC  V0N 1A0
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Shift/Hours of Work
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Education, Training and Experience

Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Hospital privileges required

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - mandatory

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - desired

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - desired

Emergency Experience - desired

Anesthesia Experience - desired

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