Emergency Medicine 200-0944 (Permanent Specialty)
Island Health
Duncan, CA
6d ago


of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine is seeking a physician for a part-time (0.13 FTE) permanent position.

We are a group of enthusiastic ERP's with CCFP and ABEM certification.

The ER sees around 125 visits per day. We have recently started a Rapid Access and Diagnostic Virtual Unit (RADU) which has added a new shift 7 days a week from 9 am until 1630.

This unit manages patients meeting strict criteria who are likely to be discharged within 24hrs of admission. The RADU person also supports the ED.

We have double coverage from 09 : 30 to 01 : 00 every day and triple coverage from 11- 1630.

We are looking for someone willing to work ER and RADU shifts. The work will be half time with flexibility based on group needs.

We are affiliated with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program and participate in teaching of medical students and residents.

We are also the pre-deployment readiness site for military physicians and PAs.

Plans are underway for a new hospital in the Cowichan Valley to be built in the next 5-10 years.


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

Fee Premium 4.2%, $4,222.80 Annual Flat Fee, CME payments of $2,200 in years 3 and 4 and $4,400 after 4 years.

As soon as possible

Community Information

Located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, the


of Duncan enjoys Canada’s most temperate climate. Characterized by diverse landscapes from lush countryside to scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities, the Cowichan Valley, encompasses freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, and farmland.

The area offers a wide variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts including great hiking and biking trails, golfing, sailing, canoeing and ocean kayaking.

In addition to many local artisans and attractions, the South Cowichan Valley boasts five top vineyards and wineries.

Public education in Duncan is complemented by renowned local private schools and located only 45 minutes south, Victoria also offers excellent educational, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most livable regions, provides the very best in both urban and rural living. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, Vancouver Island offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an enviable quality of life.

Job Types

Permanent Specialty Department Emergency & Critical Care Medicine

Facility / Site

Cowichan District Hospital

City Duncan

Shift / Hours of Work

Emergency hours 24hrs a day


Alternative payment as per Cowichan Emergency Physician Association

Education, Training and Experience

Full Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC


Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) - mandatory

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - mandatory

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or equivalent - mandatory

Emergency Experience - mandatory

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