Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Namgis First Nation is looking for a physician to join the Namgis Health team. The physician will work in clinic with 2 physicians and other health team members; including 2 community care nurses, 2 mental health workers, addictions counselors and a social worker. There are also visiting occupational therapists, social work, mental health, intensive case managers and a midwife. Additionally, visiting specialists include Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Ophthalmology and Psychiatry. The position requires ER coverage, inpatient hospital care and long-term patient care. Both the clinic and hospital are located on the Namgis First Nations reserve. The position is salaried and housing can be provided.

The Namgis are a forward thinking people who are deeply invested in the health care of their community and, by extension, the health care of Alert Bay and surrounding peoples.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Located on Cormorant Island, off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, Alert Bay offers a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from local arts and cultural pursuits to hiking, cycling, beachcombing, camping, kayaking, and whale watching.

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Salary
Estimated Remuneration
Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP) and Rural Emergency Enhancement Fund (REEF)

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
23.94%
Retention Flat Fee
$24,070
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$20,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including: Rural CME starting at $1,320/annum for 2 years or less in community, increasing to a maximum of $5,720/annum after 4 years. Rural GP Locum Program provides $900/day to locum physician with 43 days/annum locum coverage to resident physician.

Live and work in BC

Alert Bay

The community of Alert Bay is known for its magnificent scenery, First Nations culture and some of the best saltwater fishing in British Columbia. Alert Bay offers residents and visitors a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from local arts and cultural pursuits, to hiking, cycling, beachcombing and whale watching. Because of its easy access to the mainland via BC Ferries at Port McNeill, some residents commute on a daily basis.

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