Learn more about British Columbia's new provincial initiative for Internationally Educated Nurses!

Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Full service family practice in a stunning waterfront location in the heart of Comox. We offer a supportive friendly environment, with excellent support staff. Hospital and obstetrical work is not required but may be available if interested.

Community Information

Situated on the east coast of Vancouver Island the Comox Valley is comprised of the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland and the idyllic rural areas from Fanny Bay in the south to Black Creek in the north and includes the islands of Hornby and Denman. The Comox Valley is one of the Island’s best-kept secrets!

Surrounded by majestic mountains, rushing rivers, lush rain forests and shimmering seas, this region is highly attractive to those seeking variety and a superb quality of life, as well as affordable housing. A great place to raise a family, we have a strong sense of community and a shared spirit of cooperation. We are one of the fastest growing areas in Canada and educational facilities range from elementary to full degree programs at the North Island College.

The valley enjoys short mild winters and warm dry summers. The Comox Valley is also host to over 50 annual festivals, and the local Sid Williams Theatre provides year-round performing arts. For great boutique shopping, go to 5th Street in Courtenay and visit the local restaurants, farmers market and vineyards for the renowned local food scene.

If you enjoy the outdoors, Mount Washington Ski resort, which has 1700 acres of terrain, is only 30 minutes outside the city. World-renowned mountain biking trails that can be ridden year-round are located in Cumberland. Furthermore, the beautiful west coast community of Tofino is only 2.5 hours away. A typical weekend in the region can include superb salmon fishing, paddle boarding at Goose Spit or on Comox Lake, a tube float down the Puntledge River, or time spent on a patio at one of the three local micro-breweries.

The physician community is welcoming and collegial with 19 full-service medical clinics, two walk-in clinics, and a military base clinic. We are currently served by the Island Health run Comox Valley Hospital, a 153-bed acute care facility.

Request Info

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Physician Overhead
Flat rate of $6500 per month or 30/70 split if preferred

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
6.93%
Retention Flat Fee
$7,977
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$10,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum in years 3 & 4 in the community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.
Request Info

Live and work in BC

Comox

Nestled peacefully between the Beaufort Mountains and the Strait of Georgia is the quiet oceanfront town of Comox. Located on the central east coast of Vancouver Island, it is in an area comprised of a number of small communities, farms and forests, collectively called the Comox Valley. Comox, with its short, mild winters and warm dry summers, is one of the most diverse recreational and cultural locations in the world. Known for its abundant wildlife, it is a place where you can ski, golf, fish, and go to the theatre, all in the same day. Comox offers all of the amenities of a larger city with the charm of a small town setting.

Similar Jobs in the region

TOP