Adult Infectious Disease Consultant

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine

Fee for Service + limited sessional support
Medical On-Call Availability Program (MOCAP) for on-call service

Community Information

Nanaimo is a growing, vibrant and family-oriented community that enjoys access to abundant outdoor activities, with proximity to Victoria as well as Vancouver – a 90 minute ferry or 20 minute seaplane ride away.

The community of 85,000 offers a full variety of cultural and educational opportunities including an 800 seat waterfont theatre, Vancouver Island University and adjacent renowned private school options. 

With our enviable coastal climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities Nanaimo offers unlimited possibilities for your career, family and future!

Job Summary

The Division of Infectious Disease of the Island Health seeks an energetic and dedicated full-time adult infectious disease consultant to join one other in Nanaimo. 

Services include consultation and case management for a broad array of infectious disease cases.  You have experience in acute care consultation and management of adult infectious diseases, as well as with HIV and immune compromised patients.  Antibiotic stewardship expertise will be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will join and further the development of a comprehensive ID programme serving the needs of Central/North Vancouver Island.  This will include a commitment to providing limited on-call service; hospital-based care (through an outpatient parenteral antibiotic programme, including management of patients receiving long-term antibiotics and those referred for short-term therapy, in-hospital consultative service, and support of an antimicrobial stewardship programme), and outpatient care (including general outpatient infectious diseases and management of patients with hepatitis and HIV infection through a multidisciplinary programme).  While the focus of responsibility is to Nanaimo, opportunity to provide these services throughout Central/North Vancouver Island is envisioned. 

Affiliation with the University of British Columbia, and the Island Medical Program, provides the opportunity to teach medical students and residents.

The Vancouver Island Health Authority provides comprehensive and progressive healthcare services to over 750,000 residents of Vancouver Island.


Education, Training and Experience

• Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in Infectious Diseases
• Eligible for full licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia


To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter and names of three references to:

Brenda Warren, Physician Recruitment Manager
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, British Columbia  V9S 2B7
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.