The South Island Division of Family Practice (SIDFP) and Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) are seeking progressive physicians who are interested in working in this team based care model in the region immediately west of Victoria, known as the Western Communities (encompassing Esquimalt, View Royal, Highlands, Langford, Colwood, Metchosin & Sooke).
This is an opportunity to join one of the clinics par-taking in the initiative, and help influence an emerging, local team-based care model, supported by physician colleagues, nurse practitioners and registered nurses, with access to mental health and substance use clinicians.
however, practitioners engaged through these contracts will be independent contractors. Recruitment is initially targeted to family practitioners who do not currently have a patient panel in the geography.
The position is remunerated by a clinic service contract, and requires the GP work a minimum 1680 hours and 220 days per year (pro-rated for part time positions), providing for great flexibility in establishing your work / life balance.
The Service Contract rates are competitively set and increase over the term of the three year contract.
Colwood Medical Treatment Centre is seeking family practitioners to join the clinic as soon as possible.
Practice Profile :
Flexible work schedule available.
Community Information :
The Westshore encompasses the communities of Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, the Highlands, Esquimalt / View Royal and the Juan the Fuca Coast, in addition to the First Nations of Esquimalt, Songhees, and Scia’new.
Population is approximately 94,000 with an average age of 39.7 years.
A waterfront community, the Westshore features a rich heritage and a unique connection to nature. A short drive into the downtown Victoria core, and an overall lower cost of living, the Westshore is a great choice to live and work.
Cycle or walk the famous Galloping Goose Regional Trail, which winds through 55 picturesque kilometres of the Westshore, or discover the surrounding lakes (Langford Lake, Glen Lake and Florence Lake) and hike Mount Finlayson, Mount Wells and Goldstream Provincial Park.
Colwood is situated just 10 miles from BC’s capital city of Victoria, with a population of approximately 17,000. In addition to the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Colwood enjoys the benefits of an efficient transit system and quick access to Vancouver and all points international via Victoria’s International Airport and the BC Ferries.
Colwood gained recognition as an official Canadian Solar
becoming one of the most sustainable cities in the world!
It is in proximity to Victoria General Hospital, which serves Vancouver Island with its specialty services.
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Permanent Family Practice
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Colwood Medical Treatment Centre - Colwood
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The position is remunerated by a clinic service contract, and requires the GP to work a minimum 1680 hours and 220 days per year (pro-rated for part time positions), providing for great flexibility in establishing your work / life balance.
Education, Training and Experience