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Campbell River & District General Hospital
Campbell River
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Community Information

Situated on Discovery Passage at the mid-point of Vancouver Island's east coast, Campbell River is a natural travel and distribution gateway, providing access by road, sea and air to northern Vancouver Island and coastal regions.
Campbell River, the third largest city on Vancouver Island, is known as the “Salmon Capital of the World.  The Campbell River environment is enriched by its own 22.5 km waterfront - a primary asset and major contributor to the area's exceptional quality of life.  Campbell River is easily accessible by highway, bus, and air service with a municipal airport located just 20 minutes from downtown.

In Campbell River and the surrounding area you will find a relaxed attitude, friendly people and comparatively low housing costs.  For further information view:  www.campbellrivertourism.com or www.campbellriverchamber.ca.

Job Summary

The Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) has an opportunity for a part-time or full time locum Pediatrician at the Campbell River & District General Hospital in the beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River.

Campbell River & District General Hospital – 59 beds (5 closed ICU beds) provides services to a referral population of 55,000.  Enjoy a collegial and academic work group with opportunities for teaching and research with skilled specialist colleagues and on site CT.  The construction of a new hospital, which will include all of the currently provided health care services and an additional 20 beds, is underway and expected to open in 2017.

Campbell River has an average of 400 births per year and a Level I nursery (36 weeks or more).  The successful candidate will share call (1:3).

Specialist colleagues include:  ENT, plastic, general and orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, pathologist, obstetrics and radiologists (on site CT).


Education, Training and Experience

FRCPC Pediatrics
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Mandatory
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - Mandatory
Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia


Candidates eligible for licensure are invited to submit your CV, a cover letter and names of three references to:

Sheila Leversidge, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Island Health
Email:  physicians@viha.ca
Fax:  250-716-7747

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.