Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Adult

Role and Facility Information

The Department of Psychiatry at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is seeking a six-month locum Psychiatrist to join a collegial team of 10 Psychiatrists in Nanaimo.

The emphasis of this position is primarily on inpatient psychiatry with some relief coverage for Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) and Psychiatric Intensive Care (PIC), with participation in on-call services. Acute services are provided at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital which has 224 acute care beds and a 24-bed inpatient psychiatry unit. In September 2012 our new Emergency Department opened which a 6-bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit and Psychiatric Emergency Unit.

NRGH is a UBC Postgraduate Family Practice Residency Program site providing opportunities for teaching and academic affiliation.



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Mixed fee-for-service and sessional billing. MOCAP

Benefits and Incentives

Other Benefits/Incentives
Furnished office, computer, telephone and administrative support provided.

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The bustling city of Nanaimo is located on a harbour on the east coast of Vancouver Island, north of Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city. Boasting a diversified economy, the city is a regional centre for technology, manufacturing, tourism, retail, health, and government services. Nanaimo offers an attractive quality of life, with a relaxed island culture, friendly people, and affordable housing. Residents and visitors to Nanaimo enjoy hiking, kayaking, and biking, as well as world-class scuba diving and snorkelling.

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