Please be advised that we will be closed on July 1, 2022 for Canada Day and will reopen on July 4, 2022.

Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

This is a full time established practice in a well-equipped 12 doctor clinic. It is located on the mainland 120 km northwest of Vancouver. The community offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiasts with many, parks, beaches, lakes and hiking and mountain bike trails, there is also a local Academy of Music and outstanding cultural and recreational facilities.

Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay! Powell River is just 134 km northwest of Vancouver and accessible by car and ferry (five hours) and air (half an hour).

Forestry, tourism and fishing are the major industries. The town is large enough to offer every amenity to its 20,000 inhabitants, but small enough to maintain a friendly community ambiance. Residents enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, walking and kayaking.

On-call: Weekend call is 1 shift per 10 week rotation

Locum Coverage dates:

*March 7th – April 1st

*March 21st – 25th

*March 28th – April 1st

*June 13th – June 17th

*July 11th – July 15th

*September 19th – September 30th

As a large clinic with 12 doctors, we are happy to consider any time period a potential locum physician may have to offer throughout the year.

We also encourage anyone who is looking for short-term or long-term opportunities to contact us.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
$230,000-$330,000
Billing Split
65/35

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be discussed in interview
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
10.5%
Retention Flat Fee
$10,557
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$up to 10,000

Live and work in BC

Powell River

Located on the northern Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Powell River has been nicknamed the "Cultural Capital of Canada" in recognition of its strong arts and cultural programs. Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay. Residents and visitors enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, and kayaking.

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