Family Practice 100-1163 (Permanent Family Practice)
Island Health
Salt Spring Island, BC, CA
5d ago

Flexible family practice opportunity for permanent full time position. Work from a purpose built, fully computerized and well equipped office at low overhead.

Choose office practice only, or blended hospital and office practice.

Hospital work is shared among the Island’s physicians and is usually 4 - 5 x 12 hour ER shifts per month. Lady Minto Hospital, with 19 acute care beds and 31 extended care beds, provides emergency room, laboratory, radiology (ultrasound / fluoroscopy), maternity, pharmacy and physiotherapy services.

You will need hospital privileges at Lady Minto Hospital and be expected to look after your own in-patients admitted to the hospital during the week and on a rotational basis on weekends.

If you choose office work only : The Island needs a doctor with additional qualifications to share with your colleagues.

For example you could bring advanced skills in geriatric care, psychiatry or addictions medicine etc.

The Island is yours to fit right in!


May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including :

Recruitment Incentive - $10,000 Fee Premium - 9.52%; Annual Flat Fee - $9571.68; Rural CME starting at $2,200 / annum in year 3 & 4 in community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400 / annum after 4 years.

As soon as possible

Community Information

Salt Spring Island (approx 10,000 population) is nestled against the east shore of Vancouver Island located halfway between Victoria and Nanaimo with excellent ferry and seaplane connectivity.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work and live in an area that provides a relaxed lifestyle in a temperate climate with excellent year-round recreation and cultural amenities including but not limited to :

  • A large artistic community with a variety of classes, exhibits and performances;
  • Outstanding recreational opportunities sailing, kayaking, hiking, soccer, swimming, baseball, tennis and golf included;
  • K-12 education available on island
  • Performing arts center, indoor pool, galleries, shopping and a small community movie theatre
  • Rural environment providing opportunities for hobby farming or access to locally grown produce and farm products.
  • To learn more about our community please visit the following links :

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    Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce

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    For Everything that’s Community Health Salt Spring

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