Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Clinic is an Island Health owned and operated site. It is staffed by GPs (3 FTE); NPs (2 FTE); RN (1 FTE); and four Clinical Office Assistants. The clinic uses a Population Based Funding Model (i.e. not based on FFS). We are looking for a GP will become a part of our team for the next 10 months.

1. Patient Care: Follow the panel of the GP that is being replaced which includes lab/diagnostic/consult follow-ups as needed. Provide care as needed either virtually or in person as guided by the Ministry guidelines. Be present during the week that allows for coverage on non-consecutive days in the week ideally Tues and Friday.

2. Long Term Care Responsibilities: Provide coverage for long term care residents including after hours care as needed.

3. Clinic Team Work: Be physically present in the clinic to be a part of the team of GPs, NPs, RN and COAs on a regular basis on the two days.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Ladysmith is a small community in Cowichan North. The site where the Ladysmith Family Practice Clinic is located, the Ladysmith Community Health Centre, offers many services in addition to the primary care clinic, including: Community Health Services, Lab, XRay, Ultrasound, Medical Day Care Clinic, Red Cross Loan Cupboard, as well as an Urgent Care.



Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Hourly Locum

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium

Live and work in BC


The quaint, seaside town of Ladysmith is located an hour's drive north of the capital city of Victoria on Vancouver Island. Described by Harrowsmith Country Magazine as “one of the prettiest towns in Canada,” Ladysmith is enjoyed for its sunny location and spectacular harbour views. Founded at the turn of the century, the town maintains an Edwardian charm with its restored heritage buildings. Ladysmith is surrounded by mountains, streams, lakes and ocean views, which provide opportunities for hiking, hunting, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

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