Urgent Shift 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.

West Coast General Hospital - July 19 (2200-0800), 28 (1500-2200), 30 (0800-1500)

Port McNeill Hospital - July 23, 26, 28 (0900-0900)

Lady Minto Hospital - July 28, 29, 30, 31 (1900-0700); July 29, 30, 31 (1900-0700)

 

Site

Coverage Required

Notes

Port McNeill Hospital (PMH)

July
23, 26, 28 (0900-0900)

Aug
19, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 (0900-0900)

  • FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required
  • Funding for travel supports IS available
  • Income Guarantee (inclusive of MOCAP & RRP) plus REEF is:
    • $4100 for weekday shifts
    • $4,350 for weekend shifts

 

Additional incentives may be available; please inquire.

 

Comox Valley Hospital (CVH)

July
22, 24, 25 (RADU/EM Day time shift)

August
11, 17, 18, 27 (RADU/EM Day time shift)

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

Funding for travel supports is NOT available

West Coast General Hospital
(WCGH)

July
30 (0800-1500)
28 (1500-2200)
19 (2200-0800)

August
18 (0800-1500)
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 19, 20, 24, 25 (1500-2200)
3, 7, 10, 11, 28, 31 (2200-0800)

  • FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required
  • Funding for travel supports IS available
  • Income Guarantee (inclusive of MOCAP & RRP) plus REEF is:
    • Weekday (0800-1500) - $1985.72
    • Weekday (1500-2200) - $2093.70
    • Weekday (2200-0800) - $3203.87
    • Weekend (0800-1500) - $2174.68
    • Weekend (1500-2200) - $2174.68
    • Weekend (2200-0800) - $3203.87

 

Additional incentives may be available; please inquire.

 

Tofino General Hospital
(TGH)

August
17 (1800-0800)

September
24, 29 (0800-1800)
9, 16, 17 (1800-0800)

October
6, 13, 14 (0800-1800)
3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 13, 15, 21, 22, 28 (1800-0800)

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

 

Funding for travel supports IS available

 

Ladysmith Health Care Centre (LHCC)

July
16, 30, 31 (0730-1500)
16, 22, 25, 26, 29 (1500-2230)

August
1, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 30 (0730-1500)
2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 31 (1500-2230)

  • FP with current ED experience, ACLS, ATLS and PALS or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required

 

Funding for travel supports is NOT available

 

Chemainus Health Care Centre (CHCC)

July
16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29 (0800-1400)
19, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31 (1400-2000)

August
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 26, 27, 30, 31 (0800-1400)
1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 14, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30 (1400-2000)

  • FP with current ED experience, ACLS, ATLS and PALS or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required

 

Funding for travel supports is NOT available

 

Cowichan District Hospital (CDH)

July
20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 (1500-2100)
24 (0030-0730)

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

Lady Minto Hospital (LMH)

July
29, 30, 31 (1900-0700)
28, 29, 30, 31 (1900-0700)

August
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 31 (0700-1900)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 26, 27, 28 (1900-0700)

  • FP with current ED experience or CCFP(EM)/FRCPC required.
  • Funding for travel supports IS available.
  • Time spent waiting for the ferry can be included in claim for the travel time honorarium as noted below.
  • Income Guarantee (inclusive of RRP) plus REEF and MOCAP*
    • Day Shift $3395 (inclusive of RRP and REEF)
    • Night Shift $2840 (inclusive of RRP and MOCAP)
  • Note: Administration of REEF and MOCAP Programs

    Please be advised that the Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund (REEF) and the Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP) are administered by the physician group leads.  Island Health is not responsible for the management or administration of these programs.

     

    For any inquiries or issues related to REEF or MOCAP, please contact the relevant physician group lead directly.

Saanich Peninsula Hospital (SPH)

July  
18, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 31 (1100-1800)
26 (2100-0830)

August
3, 11, 17, 24, 25, 30, 31 (1100-1800)
7, 9 (2100-0830)

September
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 13, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27 (1100-1800)
15  (1500-2200)
10, 19 (2100-0830)

  • FRCPC or CCFP-EM Required

 

Funding for travel supports IS available


Inpatient Care: Sites and Unfilled Date

Site

Coverage Required

Notes

Comox Valley Hospital
(CVH)

Daily shift coverage required (0700-1900)

  • Funding for travel supports MAY be available

West Coast General Hospital
(WCGH)

Daily shift coverage required

  • Funding for travel supports MAY be available

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
(NRGH)

Daily shift coverage required

  • Funding for travel supports is available

Cowichan District Hospital (CDH)

July 17-18, 26-28

 

August 12-16, 19-23, 31

 

September 1-2

  • Funding for travel supports IS available

IF available, eligible travel support includes:

  • Travel time honorarium (within BC):
    • $250  - 2.5 hrs or less return trip
    • $500   -2.5 hrs up to 4 hours return trip
    • $1000 - 4 hrs to 10 hours return trip
    • $1500 - greater than 10 hours
  • Paid mileage from your location to the site at $0.70 km
  • Meal allowance (while traveling)
  • Accommodation

Have questions or want to move forward?

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