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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Obstetrics/Gynecology

Role and Facility Information

Join a collaborative, multidisciplinary perinatal service in beautiful Powell River, BC. We are seeking a general practitioner with particular interest and skillset in full scope primary obstetrical care. We would welcome urgent locum coverage but are also recruiting for long term permanent positions.

Powell River Hospital is developing a new and exciting full service perinatal program with the local support and collaboration of our obstetrician/gynecologist, family doctors, midwifery, nursing, and lactation consultation. Come be a part of this important, exciting work which is integral to optimizing and retaining rural perinatal services!

Although the expectation would be provision of primary obstetrical care, there is also the option to combine this work with general fee for service family practice/hospitalist work in one of the community clinics and in hospital.

Powell River is a Sunshine Coast community, accessible from the Lower Mainland by both ferry and air travel. Boasting unparalleled natural beauty and a temperate climate, Powell River is a nature adventurers dream.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to VCH’s goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, visible or invisible disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

To formally apply for the position, please create a Health Match BC profile at https://www.healthmatchbc.org/Register.aspx and your account will then be assigned to one of the Health Match BC recruitment consultants. Please ensure that you upload your current CV and compose a message to indicate which position you are applying for and provide any supplemental documentation (ie,. Cover letter and references) for them to include in your formal application/referral.

You will not be able to directly apply without the assistance of their team.

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Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract
Estimated Remuneration
To be determined
Physician Overhead
To be determined
Billing Split
To be determined

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be determined
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Powell River

Located on the northern Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Powell River has been nicknamed the "Cultural Capital of Canada" in recognition of its strong arts and cultural programs. Thanks to one of the mildest climates in Canada, gardening, golfing and fishing are year-round activities in Powell River. Add in a thriving arts and cultural community, and spectacular West Coast scenery, and you’ll see why those who visit want to stay. Residents and visitors enjoy world-class fishing, hiking, diving, canoeing, sailing, and kayaking.

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