Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Anesthesiology

Role and Facility Information

Island Health has opportunities for two full-time Anesthesiologists to join a busy anesthesia practice at the North Island Hospital Campbell River & District Campus.

The North Island Hospital Campbell River & District Campus is a brand new hospital with 95 beds and serves a referral population of 60,000. It features state of the art operating room theatres and has four spacious, fully integrated theatres with multiple LCD screens and booms to house equipment to offer the best patient and staff experience.

Surgical services include fellowship trained orthopedics (joint revision, arthroscopy & spine), General Surgery, ENT, Plastics, Obs/Gyn, Urology, Dental, and Sedation Service for Endoscopy. Anesthesia is covered 24/7, with some surgical call services shared with neighboring centers in Comox and Courtenay. After hours work can also involve ICU and ER for trauma or acute airway management.

Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents.

We invite interested candidates to please contact us directly for more information on the position.

Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River, population 40,000, is located at mid-point on Vancouver Island’s east coast. The surrounding waters of Discovery Passage, and adjacent numerous lakes and rivers, offer an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts. With a growing trend to eco-travel tours, Campbell River is ideally located to service the Desolation Sound traffic and the popular Broughton and Queen Charlotte Islands. It is a family-friendly community with affordable housing and has easy access to the outdoors – hiking, mountain biking, skiing, boating and fishing are at your doorstep.

Enjoy year-round access to world-class golf courses or visit Mt. Washington Resort for spectacular winter skiing and summer mountain biking. The Campbell River municipal airport is a mere 10 minutes from the heart of downtown and is a busy hub of activity. Regular daily flights from Vancouver bring business and vacation travelers while charter flights transport supplies and people to a myriad of northern communities and activities.

Campbell River offers unparalleled access to ocean sports, hiking and eco-tourism activities in the northern sections of Vancouver Island. With its enviable west coast climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities, Campbell River offers a quality of life second to none!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Fee for Service, MOCAP

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
6.09%
Retention Flat Fee
$6,123
Relocation Funding Available
$up to a max of 15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$10,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME: Years 3 & 4: $3000/annum, After 4 years: $6000/annum Shortlisted candidates may be eligible for a sponsored site visit.
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Live and work in BC

Campbell River

Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and long known as "the Salmon Capital of the World," Campbell River is a hub of outdoor adventure and enjoyment. Here you can explore trails, go whale-watching, enjoy fresh and delicious seafood, or rent a kayak for an afternoon to tour the beautiful Discovery Islands. This small waterfront town is also rich in arts - as you walk around the town, you will find incredible bronze statues, indigenous carvings, historical plaques, graffiti art, and more.

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