Family Practice

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
1 FT or 3 to 4 PT
Southwood Medical Clinic
Family Practice
Shift/Hours of Work
Flexible:  Clinic is open weekdays 9:00-17:00 with evening and Saturday walk-in shifts available.
Fee for service
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including: *Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; *Fee Premium – 6.93%; *Annual Flat Fee - $6,058; *Rural CME - $2,200/annum years 3&4 in the community to maximum $4,400/annum after 4 years.
Community Information

Located in the north central region of Vancouver Island, Courtenay is the urban centre of the Comox Valley, and one of the fastest growing communities in Canada.  Courtenay is easily accessible by highway, rail, and air.  The International Airport has daily direct flights to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.   Additionally, there is the option of frequent ferry service between Nanaimo (one hour drive south on 4 lane highway) and Vancouver.


The Comox Valley enjoys short, mild winters and warm, dry summers.  The area is well known for its artistic community and was designated by the federal government as one of the cultural capitals in Canada for 2007.  In the Comox Valley you will find a relaxed West Coast style of living and friendly people.  For further community information visit:  www.courtenay.ca.

Job Summary

Opportunity for a full-time or 3 to 4 part-time Family Practitioners in the Southwood Medical Clinic in Driftwood Mall which is anchored by a large grocery store and Canadian Tire.  With the recent departure of one FP, the clinic currently has 2 FP’s and needs to expand.  It is a new office (2010) with full EMR (Intrahealth) and experienced, congenial, helpful staff. Walk-in shifts (evenings and Saturday) are available as are privileges at Comox Valley Hospital if desired. Obstetrics are an asset but not mandatory. The clinic also teaches both medical students and FP Residents in the office.


Education, Training and Experience

• Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC)
• Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) membership required
• Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) preferred
• Recent Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) preferred
• Obstetrics experience is an asset.


For further information and to apply, please contact:

Dr. Laura P. Bell
Southwood Medical Clinic
1700-2751 Cliffe Ave
Courtenay BC  V9N 2L8
Phone:  250-334-2212
Fax:  250-334-2213
E-Mail:  drlaurab@telus.net

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.