Family Practice (200-1418)

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A great opportunity for a family physician to take over a well-established practice with a patient panel of 1300 in beautiful Port Alberni on Vancouver Island is available. There is also the option to negotiate a smaller panel. The current physician can facilitate a gradual and smooth transition for patients and the new doctor.

Start Date

As soon as possible


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

Recruitment Incentive - $10,000

Fee Premium - 7.98%;

Annual Flat Fee - $12,110.22

Rural CME starting at $2200/annum in year 3&4 in community, increasing to a maximum of $4400/annum after 4 years.

Rural Practice Subsidiary Agreement - Province of British Columbia (

Community Information 

The Alberni Valley has a population of over 18000 and is centrally located on Vancouver Island. Just an hour’s drive to the beautiful beaches of
Tofino and Ucluelet to the West and an hour East to Nanaimo, where a ferry or floatplane can get you to Vancouver in a heartbeat.

The valley is surrounded by beautiful mountains renowned for hiking, mountain biking, trail running, quadding, hunting and camping. The ocean
inlet is ideal for fishing and windsurfing, and Sproat Lake was just voted the best lake in British Columbia. World-class skiing on Mt. Washington is
only a short drive away! The temperate climate offers an array of year-round outdoor activities and many recreational opportunities.

Port Alberni is a family-friendly community with affordable housing and excellent public schools. There is an abundance of activities for children,
including programs in music, dance, gymnastics, and all team sports: soccer, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, etc.


Job Types
Permanent Family Practice
Primary Care

Dr. Arno Kitshoff

Port Alberni

Jennifer Taylor - Recruitment Coordinator
Central Island Division of Family Practice

Shift/Hours of Work
Monday - Friday 9-5 (flexible)
Education, Training and Experience

Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC 


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