Anesthesiologist 200-0821

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Island Health has two opportunities for full time Anesthesiologists to join a team of four colleagues in a busy anesthesia practice at the Cowichan District Hospital.

The Cowichan District Hospital, located in Duncan on Vancouver Island, is a 110-bed acute care facility. Medical staff enjoy an exceptionally collegial atmosphere in a vibrant growing community.

Clinical specialist colleagues include General and Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Maxillofacial, Dentistry, and Plastic Surgery.

Members are affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program and provide teaching to medical students and residents.

We welcome you to please contact us with any questions or for more details on the position.


May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidy agreement including:

  • Retention Premium 4.2%
  • Retention Flat Fee $4,222.80
  • Recruitment Incentive $10,000
  • Relocation Costs up to $15,000
  • Rural CME

Shortlisted candidates may be eligible for a sponsored site visit

Additional Information

2 positions

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the City of Duncan enjoys Canada’s most temperate climate.  Characterized by diverse landscapes from lush countryside to scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities, the Cowichan Valley, encompasses freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, and farmland.  The area offers a wide variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts including great hiking and biking trails, golfing, sailing, canoeing and ocean kayaking.  In addition to many local artisans and attractions, the South Cowichan Valley boasts five top vineyards and wineries.

Public education in Duncan is complemented by renowned local private schools and located only 45 minutes south, Victoria also offers excellent educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most livable regions, provides the very best in both urban and rural living.  Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, Vancouver Island offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an enviable quality of life.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty
Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine

Cowichan District Hospital


Melissa Allen, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Fee for Service, MOCAP
Education, Training and Experience
  • Eligible for FRCPC Anesthesia or General Practitioner Anesthesiologist (GP/A)
  • Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
  • ACLS
  • PALS
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