Short-Term Work Opportunities

Island Health and your colleagues are requesting your support with upcoming ER and Inpatient shift coverage across Vancouver Island sites.

Contact medstaffrecruitment@islandhealth.ca directly if you are able to provide coverage or for more information. In most cases, privileging can be expedited as required. 

 

Urgent/Critical Emergency Shifts

The following shifts, if left unfilled, will result in site closure or diversion.

Sites  Unfilled Dates and Times 
Port Hardy Hospital

June - 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 (0700-1900)


FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required.

Funding for travel supports IS available

Port McNeill Hospital

May - 24 (0900-0900)  - at risk of closure and disruption if shift is not filled

 

June - 17, 22, 25, 27 (0900-0900)


FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required.

Funding for travel supports MAY be available.

Comox Valley Hospital 

July - 2, 7, 8, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 (RADU)

 

August - 2, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 30 (RADU)

Tofino General Hospital 

June - 1, 10 (0800-1800); 3, 10, 12, 17 (1800-0800)

 

July - 2, 29 (0800-1800); 20 (1800-0800)

 

August - 5, 18, 26 (0800-1800); 3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 26, 31 (1800-0800)


FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required.

Funding for travel supports IS available.

West Coast General Hospital

May - 22 (2200-0800) - at risk of closure and disruption if shifts are not filled

 

June - 2 (0800-1500); 4, 19, 20, 21 (2200-0800)

 

July - 2, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 (0800-1500);

1, 2, 14, 17, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31 (1500-2200);

7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20 (2200-0800)

 

August - 1, 5, 7, 13, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 27 (0800-1500);

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 31 (1500-2200);

2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 17, 18, 28, 31 (2200-0800)


FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required.

Funding for travel supports IS available.

Ladysmith Health Care Centre

May -  21, 29, 30 (0730-1530); 23, 29, 31 (1530-2230)

June -12, 13, 14,18,25 (0730-1500)

14, 21, 29 (1500-2230)

 

Chemainus Health Care Centre 

May - 17,18, 19, 24,26, 30, 31 (0800-1400);

19, 25, 26, 30 (0800-2000);  22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 (1400-2000)

June -5, 10,11,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,29,29,30 (0800-1400)

2, 5, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 (1400-2000)

Lady Minto Hospital

May -30, 31 (1900-0700)

 

June - 1, 5, 11, 16 (1900-0700)
 

July - 14, 15, 16, 17, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 (1900-0700)
 

August - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 14, 28, 29, 30, 31 (0700-1900); 3, 6, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 31 (1900-0700)

 

Cowichan District Hospital 

May - 12, 14, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31 (1500-2100)

 

June - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30 (1500-2100)

 

July - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 (1500-2100); 23 (1730-0100); 25 (0030-0730)

 

August - 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31 (1500-2100); 31 (0030-0730)


FRCPC or CCFP-EM Required.

The 15:00-21:00 shifts are available to FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC, and can be extended to 8 hours.

Funding for travel supports IS available.

Victoria General Hospital 

May - 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 (flexible shift times)

 

June - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (flexible shift times)


FRCPC or CCFP-EM Required.

Funding for travel supports MAY be available.

Royal Jubilee Hospital 

June - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 (Flexible shift times)


FRCPC or CCFP-EM Required.

Funding for travel supports MAY be available.

Saanich Peninsula Hospital

June - 2, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 (1100-1800)
8 (2100-0730)

 

July - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31 (1100-1800)

 

August - 2, 3, 4, 8, 11, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 (1100-1800)


Inpatient Care: Sites and Unfilled Date

Sites Unfilled Dates
Comox Valley Hospital

Daily shift coverage required (0700-1900)


Critical understaffing issues reduced to 3 day lines permanently.

Funding for travel supports IS available.

West Coast General Hospital

Daily shift coverage required 


Funding for travel supports IS available.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital 

May - 12 - 16, 25

 

June - 1, 6 - 10,17 - 24


Funding for travel supports IS available.

Cowichan District Hospital 

May - 1-12, 24-31
 

June - 1-16, 22-30
 

July - 1-31
 

August - 1-31


Funding for travel supports IS available.


Have questions or want to move forward?

Send us an email at medstaffrecruitment@islandhealth.ca and we’ll get right back to you.