Specialty Nurse Practitioner

Role and Facility Information

The Cowichan Primary Care Network is seeking a nurse practitioner to work with a team of practitioners and other health providers to collectively deliver care to patients in the Central Duncan Area.

This is a centrally located clinic in Duncan that aims to provide attachment for any community members in Cowichan who currently do not have a primary care provider. This position will primarily focus on those community members experiencing challenges with chronic conditions and will provide care both in the clinic and in the community as needed.

Acting as the most responsible primary care provider, there is a requirement for the practitioner to establish a minimum patient panel (panel size expected to be 1,000).

After hours’ care for patients is inherent in the services. The nurse practitioner will participate in an after-hours call group, sharing after-hours coverage with other practitioners.

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.

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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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