Family Practice - Galiano Health Care Centre (200-1394)

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The Galiano Health Care Center is looking for a part-time Family Physician to provide services for a complex Rural community. The Family Physician, will work in the clinic, with the support of the MOAs, with 20 minute appointments per patient, as well as be the Emergency walk-in physician if necessary. Family Physicians also provide evening/overnight on-call via MOCAP Program. Enjoy a flexible, independent and challenging practice in a modern office (Wolf EMR) with an emergency treatment room.  No obstetrics or hospital work and support from outstanding staff.

Clinic Description

1 - 4 day/week Home & Community Care Nurse. Two exam rooms, one Emergency Room, two offices, and two MOAs.

Local Resources

A phlebotomist avail on Thursday for 4 hours. There is one Mental Health & Addictions counselor (employed by Island Health) up to 2 days/week but serves Galiano and Salt Spring. Two RMTs and one physiotherapist rent rooms casually. A dentist comes once a week.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, volunteer First Responders. Emergency Treatment Room. Patients requiring urgent transfer are taken by water taxi or helicopter.

Start Date

As soon as possible


May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA), including (subject to change): 
•    Recruitment Incentive:  up to a maximum of $15,000 (pro-rated based on FTE)
•    Relocation: up to a maximum of $15,000 (amount based on location relocating from)
•    Flat fee: $16,678.11
•    Fee Premium: 10.99%
•    CME: $440/2 yrs or less, $2,640/annum year 3-4 and $4,840/annum after 4 years in the community.
•    Rural GP Locum Program:  Min daily rate - $900; Maximum locum days for host physician: 38…

Community Information

Galiano Island, located midway between Victoria and Vancouver, is accessible by ferry from either the Tsawwassen ferry terminal on the BC mainland or the Swartz Bay ferry terminal, adjacent to Victoria on Vancouver Island.  Surrounded by abundant natural beauty, and blessed with a warm climate, Galiano is the ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. Galiano also boasts a thriving artistic community, and many of the 1,300 Galiano Islanders are writers and craftspeople who love the relaxed and laid back lifestyle.

Galiano Island enjoys seven beautiful parks, and miles of old logging trails and country lanes. Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park is a favourite destination for boaters and kayakers. Whether you enjoy beachcombing, bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, boating or fishing – Galiano is the ideal location to find the balance you’ve been looking for.

Your career can be a demanding one…so why not consider a location where the benefits are naturally distracting?

Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Primary Care

Galiano Health Care Centre 

Galiano Island

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

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruiter

Island Health


Shift/Hours of Work
Part Time
Alternative Payment Contract
Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for licensure with CPSBC

ACLS – Mandatory

EM - Desired

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