Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Work, live and play in Blind Bay, centrally located in the South Shuswap, west of Salmon Arm. Copper Island Health and Wellness Centre has an opening for 1- 3 family physicians to serve the communities of the South Shuswap, Area C of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.

The South Shuswap is the best kept secret in BC and has a growing population of over 8,000 permanent residents and additional summer residents of over 3,000. Enjoy the opportunity live in the Shuswap where there are a myriad of all season activities to enjoy such as hiking, fishing, water sports, winter sports, trail riding, golfing and many other healthy community activities.

Be part of a team and structure the practice to suit yourselves. You will be supported by High Acuity Response Team (HART program), Community Paramedic and the South Shuswap First Responders. The 2 hospitals close by are Shuswap Lake General Hospital, 27 kms east, and Royal Inland Hospital, a large tertiary hospital, located 81 kms west.

A facility of approximately 2,300 sq. ft. will be available with leasehold improvements in place. Currently we are operating a Walk-In Clinic and Mobile Lab Services and healthy community support services including foot care, immunizations and more. We are looking to expand our allied health services.

The South Shuswap offers a quiet rural setting and is a vibrant community with strong community associations. We have a committed team who will support you. Whether you are looking for a flexible work schedule, close to retiring, starting a new family or perhaps seeking a limited practice, this could be your perfect fit!

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
To Be Determined

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
Retention Flat Fee
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural continuing medical education: Up to 2 years, $0; In the 3rd & 4th year $2,200.00, and Over 4 years $4,400.00. Rural incentives are subject to change and current rates are confirmed at time of offer.
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Live and work in BC

Blind Bay

Located on the southern shore of the Shuswap Lake, Blind Bay is known for its hundreds of kilometers of shoreline. With affordable homes and friendly neighbours, it is a place where you can stroll on the beach, hike, bike, ski nearby mountain resorts, or jump into some incredibly warm crystal-clear water.

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