Family Practice

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Full Time

Cottage Medical Clinic

Family Practice
Shift/Hours of Work
Monday - Friday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm) & Weekends on-call group (1 in 8-10 weeks)
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

Situated on the east coast of Vancouver Island the Comox Valley is comprised of the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland and the idyllic rural areas from Fanny Bay in the south to Black Creek in the north, and includes the islands of Hornby and Denman.

Surrounded by majestic mountains, rushing rivers, lush rainforests and shimmering seas, our area is highly attractive to those seeking variety and a superb quality of life, as well as affordable housing.  A great place to raise a family, we have a strong sense of community and a shared spirit of cooperation.  We are one of the fastest growing regions in Canada and educational facilities range from elementary to full degree programs at the North Island College.

If you enjoy the outdoors, the Comox Valley is the place to be.  Mount Washington Ski resort, which has 1700 acres of terrain, is only 30 minutes outside the city.  World-renowned mountain biking trails that can be ridden year round are located in Cumberland.  Furthermore, the beautiful west coast community of Tofino is only 2.5 hours away.  A typical weekend in the region can include superb salmon fishing, paddle boarding at Goose Spit or on Comox Lake, a tube float down the Puntledge River, or time spent on a patio at one of the three local micro-breweries.

The valley enjoys short mild winters and warm dry summers.  The Comox Valley is also host to over 50 annual festivals, and the local Sid Williams Theatre provides year-round performing arts.  For great boutique shopping, go to 5th Street in Courtenay and visit the local restaurants, farmers market and vineyards for the renowned local food scene.

The Comox Valley is one of the Island’s best-kept secrets!

The physician community comprises 15 full-service medical clinics, two walk-in clinics and a military base clinic.  We are currently served by the recently opened 153-bed acute care Comox Valley Hospital.

Job Summary

Cottage Medical Clinic, a well-established all-ages practice, has opportunities for full service family physicians.

Cottage Medical is a busy family medicine clinic located in the heart of downtown Courtenay close to shops, restaurants and banking.  The clinic is located in a character cottage giving patients of all ages a very welcoming experience.  We are also within proximity to the new Comox Valley Hospital.

The clinic has been in existence since the early 1980s and is supported by an excellent MOA staff.  The clinic is shared with three other physicians and a registered nurse (3 days/week).  Coverage for days off is provided through cross-coverage within the clinic and through the call group.  There is free parking for staff and patients.

The Clinic is affiliated with the Comox Valley Hospital and all clinic physicians have hospital privileges. However, this is optional.

Please visit our website http://cottagemedicalclinic.com/, or contact us directly for more information or to arrange a tour.


Education, Training and Experience

- Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) = optional
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) = optional
- Obstetrics Experience = optional
- Surgical Skills = optional


Dr. Stephen Matous
559 – 6th Street
Courtenay, BC V9N 1M5
Phone: 250-338-1391
Fax: 250-338-2385
Email: ssnwi@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.