Emergency Medicine Physician (200-1163)

Reference Number
200-1163

The West Coast General Hospital is seeking Emergency Medicine Physicians to provide urgent locum services.

West Coast General Hospital, with 52 acute care beds and a 3-bed ICU, is a modern facility that incorporates a unique and inviting design complete with an indoor atrium.

Services include 24-hour emergency room, ambulatory care, acute medical/surgical and psychiatry services, cardio pulmonary, diabetes education, laboratory, medical imaging (CT scanner), nutrition counseling, pharmacy, occupational therapy, SLP, social work and physiotherapy services.  Clinical specialists include anesthesiology, general surgery, urology, geriatrics, psychiatry, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics and radiology complete with PACs imaging system.

Benefits

Expense Reimbursement - paid travel time, meal allowance, transportation, and accommodations.

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

  • Fee Premium: 7.98%

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/practitioner-professional-resources/physician-compensation/rural-practice-programs 

Start Date

Urgent Shift Coverage in September and October 2022 - contact for details

Continuous need now through to Summer 2023

Community Information

Port Alberni, a coastal city with a population of 18,000, is situated in the majestic Alberni Valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

This temperate valley climate offers an array of year-round outdoor activities.  The gateway to the Pacific Rim communities of Tofino & Ucluelet, and Long Beach, the top Canadian surfing destination, Port Alberni enjoys easy access to the best recreational opportunities on Vancouver Island.  Port Alberni is now the official “Ultimate Fishing Town” in Canada.  All this and world-class skiing on Mt. Washington is only a short drive away!

Port Alberni is a family-friendly community with affordable housing and strong public schools.  Community spirit abounds and is evident by the abundance of activities for children including programs in: music, dance, gymnastics and all team sports: soccer, baseball, hockey, lacrosse etc.  Sproat Lake, located just outside of the city is the ideal location to base your family home.

Located within a 60 minute drive from Nanaimo and offering easy access to Vancouver and Victoria, Port Alberni provides access to big-city amenities with all the charm and character of a rural community.

Job Types
Locum Specialty
Department
Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
Facility/Site

West Coast General Hospital

City
Port Alberni
Start Date
Anticipated End of Temporary/Term Position
Contact

For more information on this and other Emergency Medicine opportunities please contact:

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruiter
Island Health 
Email:  christal.lawson@islandhealth.ca 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to medstaffrecruitment@islandhealth.ca

Remuneration
Fee for Service
Education, Training and Experience

Candidates with Emergency Medicine qualifications, experience, or interest will be considered

Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC

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