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Specialty Emergency Medicine

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The North Island department of Emergency Medicine in Campbell River is currently looking to hire full-time or part-time Emergency Medicine Physicians. North Island Hospital Campbell River and District is the regional center for North Vancouver Island, serving an immediate population of close to 40 000 and a regional population of over 50 000. The ER has about 25,000 visits per year (70 visits per day). Local specialties include: ICU, general surgery, anesthesia, OB/GYN, pediatrics, orthopedics, plastic surgery, ENT.

Applicants must hold CCFP-EM or FRCPC Emergency Medicine, and be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC.

Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents.

The successful candidates will enjoy flexibility in scheduling and fantastic lifestyle opportunities on beautiful Vancouver Island.

Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River, population 40,000, is located at mid-point on Vancouver Island’s east coast. The surrounding waters of Discovery Passage, and adjacent numerous lakes and rivers, offer an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts. With a growing trend to eco-travel tours, Campbell River is ideally located to service the Desolation Sound traffic and the popular Broughton and Queen Charlotte Islands. It is a family-friendly community with affordable housing and has easy access to the outdoors – hiking, mountain biking, skiing, boating and fishing are at your doorstep. Enjoy year-round access to world-class golf courses or visit Mt. Washington Resort for spectacular winter skiing and summer mountain biking. The Campbell River municipal airport is a mere 10 minutes from the heart of downtown and is a busy hub of activity. Regular daily flights from Vancouver bring business and vacation travelers while charter flights transport supplies and people to a myriad of northern communities and activities. Campbell River offers unparalleled access to ocean sports, hiking and eco-tourism activities in the northern sections of Vancouver Island. With its enviable west coast climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities, Campbell River offers a quality of life second to none!

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Stipends for day and night shifts

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
6.09%
Retention Flat Fee
$7,010
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
$up to $10,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME – $2,200/annum in years 3 & 4 increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years
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Live and work in BC

Campbell River

Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and long known as "the Salmon Capital of the World," Campbell River is a hub of outdoor adventure and enjoyment. Here you can explore trails, go whale-watching, enjoy fresh and delicious seafood, or rent a kayak for an afternoon to tour the beautiful Discovery Islands. This small waterfront town is also rich in arts - as you walk around the town, you will find incredible bronze statues, indigenous carvings, historical plaques, graffiti art, and more.

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