Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty General Internal Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Opportunity to experience both a fulfilling professional life and the ideal lifestyle in a full-time general internal medicine practice in beautiful Nelson, BC. If you have a strong interest in general internal medicine and are confident with emergency room and inpatient management/ procedures, this could be the opportunity for you! In this practice you will work collaboratively with two existing General Internists including office, inpatient and emergency room consultations as well as hospital-based outpatient clinics. There are no mandatory after hours on-call responsibilities - you can finally enjoy your personal weekend time!

The ideal candidate would also be interested in collaborative management of chronic disease and preferably have an interest or subspecialty in respirology, rheumatology and/or gastroenterology. In addition, in this position you can enjoy teaching with locally placed UBC students and Family Medicine residents.

If you are passionate about your work and are looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where you really can enjoy the endless lifestyle opportunities available in the area, apply today and discover the rewards of true work life balance!

Nelson is a beautiful heritage city, population of 10,000, located on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, servicing the health area population of 40,000. Unsurpassed recreational opportunities include mountain biking, hiking, water sports, powder skiing, organized sports/recreation. Arts, theatre and music are prominently featured and a large part in what sets Nelson apart from other cities of similar population. This is a very safe family-centered community offering diverse educational opportunities including public, alternative, and Francophone education, Catholic and Waldorf schools as well as a provincially accredited college.

For information about Nelson visit:

http://www.nelsonkootenaylake.com and http://www.placestosee.macleans.ca

Apply today to live, work and play where others only vacation! It’s better here!



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
$300,000-$400,000 plus MOCAP Level 1
Physician Overhead
equal share of overhead

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$$15,000 max (with eligible receipts)
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
CME funding: Up to 2 years $600; In 3rd & 4th year $3,600.00; after 4 years $6,600.00 Rural Incentive rates are confirmed at time of offer and subject to change annually.

Live and work in BC


Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world-class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the storybook charm and community welcome you.

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