Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking physicians to work with a team of practitioners and other health providers to collectively deliver care to patients at James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre.

In this service contract position the physician will work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary health care team to provide culturally safe urgent and primary care. Patient visits will consist of unscheduled urgent care and scheduled longitudinal full service or same day primary care patient visits. Family Practitioners will hold full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeon of BC (CPSBC) and certification with the College of Family Physicians (CCFP). The successful candidates will be required to obtain associate privileges at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals.

Acting as the most responsible primary care provider, there is a requirement for the practitioner to establish a minimum patient panel.

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

Additional Information: Part-time and Full-time position(s) available

Remuneration: UPCC Service Contract

Qualifications:

• Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC).
• Family Medicine Certification of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP).
• Obtain associate Privileges at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals

Community Information:

Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic Capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, Victoria offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with a satisfying lifestyle. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding, to golf, and world-class fishing, sailing, kayaking and cycling. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living. Strong public schools are complemented by multiple renowned private schools in and adjacent to Victoria.


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British Columbia’s scenic capital city of Victoria is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island. Double-decker buses, horse-drawn carriages, scenic gardens and even the tradition of formal afternoon tea, reflect this seaside city’s British heritage. Victoria’s economy is made up of traditional industry, advanced technology, tourism and arts and cultural organizations. The city boasts one of the highest “park-to-people” ratios of any city in North America. A temperate climate supports numerous recreational pursuits including golfing, fishing and boating.

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