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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Geriatric

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is seeking a family physician to join the Geriatric Specialty Services (GSS) Outreach Team. This is a part-time position (3 sessions per week). Your role will include working closely with the interdisciplinary GSS outreach team and, in consultation with the geriatric psychiatrist as needed, providing assessment, diagnosis and recommendations, for the purposes of care planning, for community living frail older adults who are experiencing progressive major neurocognitive disorders and other mental health conditions.

As part of your role you will attend weekly case rounds with the team, assess patients in their homes and assist in coordinating care with other community services and care providers. A family physician holding a Certificate of Added Competence in Care of the Elderly or having similar experience working with older adults would be ideal.

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, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about.

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. Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, provides the very best of urban and rural living.

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Victoria

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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