Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Join our team of 8 full-time family physicians who work as part of a Primary Care Home that includes a team of Island Health-employed allied health providers, including 3 registered nurses, a dietician, and a social worker. Clinic physicians are also responsible for providing care to residents of the community's 32-bed residential care facility. In addition, clinic physicians provide palliative care services for the community in conjunction with the Sooke Hospice Society. On-call obligations are shared equally among clinic physicians (currently 1-in-8). The community does not have a hospital, and call volumes are typically very light.


Community Information

Sooke is a picturesque, ocean-front, semi-rural community on the west coast of Vancouver Island, approximately 40 minutes from Victoria. As a part of a temperate rainforest, Sooke enjoys one of the most mild climates in Canada. The town is known for it's vibrant arts community, extensive parks and hiking trails--including the well known West Coast and Juan de Fuca trails--world-class salmon and halibut fishing, and year-round outdoor recreation opportunities, including mountain biking, kayaking, and surfing. The community is served by a single modern medical clinic, currently home to 8 family physicians supported by a team of Island Health-employed allied health providers, including 3 registered nurses, a dietician, and a social worker.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
fee for service
Physician Overhead
30% (10% private billings / out-of-office billings)
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Sooke

A short drive from Victoria, Sooke is known for its mild weather which allows residents to take advantage of all that the community has to offer. From horseback riding to sailing in the waters of the Sooke Basin, residents enjoy the casual lifestyle of a rural setting and the benefits of a nearby urban city.

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