Family Practice

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled

Tonquin Medical Clinic
220 First Street
Tofino, British Columbia  V0R 2Z0


Ucluelet Medical Centre
1566 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, British Columbia  V0R 3A0

Family Practice
Shift/Hours of Work
On Call - 1:6

Fee-for-Service.  Overhead 65/35 split for daytime work; 90/10 split for on call.

Eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including: Fee-for-service Premiums of 16.28%.  Level 1 Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP) is paid according to hours of call.  Temporary housing provided.
Community Information

Located on the beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island, the communities of Tofino and Ucluelet are just 30 minutes apart.  Joined by the Pacific Rim National Park, and incorporating part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, they have become two of Canada’s most sought after tourist destinations. Including six surrounding First Nations communities and various work communities, the region has a combined population of about 6000 year-round residents. During the tourist season, the area population increases substantially.  Offering a relaxed and rewarding west coast lifestyle, the area boasts miles of sandy beaches, a multitude of trails through old growth forests, hot springs and more. Outdoor enthusiast will enjoy storm watching, fishing, beach walking, whale watching, kayaking, golf, hiking and surfing. Both towns can easily be covered on foot and feature boutiques, art galleries, B & B’s, resorts, restaurants and quaint cafés.

http://www.tofino.ca/  http://ucluelet.ca/

Job Summary

Ongoing full-time locum opportunities for Family Physicians to provide primary care services in scenic Tofino and Ucluelet.  The Tofino General Hospital provides inpatient services (no elective obstetrics).  Currently, five Family Physicians in Ucluelet and Tofino provide 1:5 on-call services to the small emergency department.  Primary referral centres are West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, and visiting specialists provide services to the local area.  Come and experience the West Coast lifestyle and a rewarding practice experience.  Housing options and assistance in sourcing local accommodation are available.


Education, Training and Experience

• Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
• Emergency Experience
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support  (ACLS) / Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) – Required
• Obstetrics (Optional)


Dr. John Armstrong
Email:  jarmstrong@seaviewcable.net
Office: 250-725-3282

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.