Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

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Role and Facility Information

Dr. Dataar Cheema is looking for locum coverage between July 2023 - January 2024. This clinic is supported by 10 physicians and 10 MOAs.

Monday - Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm
Obstetrics: Optional
House Calls: Yes
Palliative Care: Yes
On Call: Yes - 1:14 from home. This includes a very light call supporting palliative care patients and LTC patients in the community.
Practice type: Group (can choose to work FFS or receive a per diem salary with no overhead of at least $800/day)
20-25 patients per day
EMR: Med Access
To apply or seek further information, please contact:

Dr. Dataar Cheema l E: drdcheema@westcoastfamilymedical.com

Community Information

The heart of this West Coast community lies 40km from downtown Victoria and 30km from the nearest Hospital, Victoria General Hospital. T’Souke and Pacheedaht First Nations are located within this broad geography. “Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea” – Elida Peers, historian.

Sooke has a population of approximately 15,600, with an average age of 40.4 years.

Sooke’s popularity as a scenic tourist destination has existed for generations. A vibrant art community, Sooke attracts people for its lifestyle. Spectacular wilderness parks and beaches, the West Coast Trail, Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, and the now highly popular Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, are just some of the attractions to the area.

Sooke is a destination for surfing magnificent waves, mountain biking and back country recreation, hobby fishing and more!

Website: https://sooke.ca/

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A short drive from Victoria, Sooke is known for its mild weather which allows residents to take advantage of all that the community has to offer. From horseback riding to sailing in the waters of the Sooke Basin, residents enjoy the casual lifestyle of a rural setting and the benefits of a nearby urban city.

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