Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Slhexun sun'ts'a' Primary Care Clinic has an amazing practice opportunity, working with First Nations peoples in the beautiful Cowichan Valley. This is an innovative and supportive model of care based on Coast Salish values and teachings. As a family physician, you will be well supported by the Nurse Practitioner, RNs, LPNs and other allied health care personnel, enabling you to focus on practicing medicine and building relationships with community members.

Our Team is composed of a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, two RNs, three Health Coaches/LPNs, OT, Speech Language Pathologist, Diabetic Educator, Dietitian, Social Determinants of Health Worker, Clinic Manager and an MOA. We are EMR (Med-Access) based, with computers in all of our examination rooms.

We are currently looking for a family physician to work 5 days a week permanently. We are open to considering a shared 1.0 FTE position between two providers. Preference will be given to candidates willing to offer in-hospital coverage at Cowichan District Hospital.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the City of Duncan enjoys Canada’s most temperate climate. Characterized by diverse landscapes from lush countryside to scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities, the Cowichan Valley, encompasses freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, and farmland. The area offers a wide variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts including great hiking and biking trails, golfing, sailing, canoeing and ocean kayaking. In addition to many local artisans and attractions, the South Cowichan Valley boasts five top vineyards and wineries.

Public education in Duncan is complemented by renowned local private schools and located only 45 minutes south, Victoria also offers excellent educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most livable regions, provides the very best in both urban and rural living. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, Vancouver Island offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an enviable quality of life.

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Salary
Estimated Remuneration
Physicians are remunerated based on Salary. Physician must be willing to sign a 1-year contract with Cowichan Tribes.

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Flat Fee
$4,223
Recruitment Incentive
$10,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
•CME: ?Years 3 & 4: $3000/annum ?After 4 years: $6000/annum

Live and work in BC

Duncan

Known as the “City of the Totems,” the community of Duncan takes pride in its rich First Nations heritage. Over 75 totem poles embellish the townscape, along with fascinating cultural artifacts. Duncan is located in the Cowichan region in the south central part of Vancouver Island and is a supply and service hub for the area. It is home to some of British Columbia’s newest vineyards that grow amidst rolling hillsides and country lanes.

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