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Family Practice

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Status
Full Time
Facility/Site
River City Medical
Department/Area
Family Practice
City
Campbell River
Shift/Hours of Work
Clinic hours 80 per week.  FTE Physician hours 40 per week, flexibility available
Remuneration
Fee for service
Benefits
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:  Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; Fee Premium – 6.09%; Annual Flat Fee - $5,324; Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum after 3 years in the community increasing to a maximum of $4,400 after 4 years.
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 is the third largest city on Vancouver Island and 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

Full-time practice opportunities for suitable family physicians, applicants are sought to join our practice as we expand our clinic space to meet the high patient demand.

River City Medical is a well established, centrally situated and consistently busy clinic with a great reputation in the community for providing thorough quality care, and a loyal patient following.

River City Medical Clinic is a full-service family practice with an integrated open access (walk-in) component. We provide the full range of comprehensive family medicine services to a large patient population from Campbell River and environs, as well as to many patients traveling from the North Island and the Comox Valley. We also provide extended hours for urgent care services to the public during evenings and weekends, and we often manage complex medical issues and high acuity presentations encompassing the full range of family medical practice.

Applicants are encouraged to also apply for hospital inpatient privileges at Campbell River Hospital. Optional obstetrics privileges are available to suitably qualified interested applicants, but are not mandatory. Nursing home call is available. Suitably qualified applicants may also consider participating in emergency room shifts on an optional locum basis.

We pride ourselves in operating efficiently in a streamlined, well organized fashion, using OSCAR EMR (no paper charts), therefore typing and basic computer skills are important.

Qualifications


Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

Contact

For more information or to apply contact:

Dr. Gunther Klein
Box 369, Stn A, Campbell River, BC V9W 5B6
Phone: 250-205-0009
Fax: 250-287-2444
Email:  drgklein@shaw.ca

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.