GP-Geriatric Psychiatry 200-0870

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The Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry with the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) is seeking a General Practitioner who is interested in joining the Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) program working through the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH). The GP would work in conjunction with the Geriatric Psychiatry specialists to complete psychogeriatric assessments, including treatment and support recommendations to primary care services.

Eligible applicants will hold or be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC. 

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Community Information:

Nanaimo is a growing, vibrant, and family-oriented community that enjoys access to abundant outdoor activities, with proximity to Victoria as well as Vancouver --- a 90-minute ferry or 20-minute seaplane ride away. 

The community of 85,000 offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including an 800 seat waterfront theatre, the Vancouver Island University and adjacent renowned private school options. 

With one of the best climates in Canada, Nanaimo provides year round access to a wide array of recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, running and golfing.  Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in North America, has excellent downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding and biathlon.

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested Physicians are asked to submit a cover letter detailing their interest in the position, updated CV, and 3 contact references to:

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Fax:  250-716-7747

Shift/Hours of Work
Sessional Contract
Education, Training and Experience
  • CCFP
  • Eligible for full licensure with College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)
  • Additional training and/or enhanced skills in Geriatric Psychiatry  
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