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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

This is an ideal opportunity for a Family Physician who wishes a half-time office practice to join a well-established, collegial group of six full and part time physicians. The EMR is Med-Access. The office staff is friendly and supportive. The practice involves hospital inpatient MRP care with good backup from local medical and surgical specialists, shared weekend call group.

Start Date

Available Immediately

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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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
4.2%
Retention Flat Fee
$4,835
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$10,000 (full-time)
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME: starting at $2,200/annum in years 3 and 4 in community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.
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Live and work in BC

Duncan

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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