Emergency Medicine

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Shift/Hours of Work
Full-Time Rotations
Alternative Payment Plan
Community Information
The City of Nanaimo, with its scenic harbour setting, is a wonderful family oriented community located on eastern Vancouver Island.  Educational facilities range from elementary through to Vancouver Island University with full degree and vocational programs.  With its temperate climate, Nanaimo offers access to many outdoor activities, some year-round, including sailing, scuba diving, fishing, golfing, hiking and mountain biking.  Just one-hour north, skiing is available at Mount Washington.  The 800-seat Port Theatre provides a wonderful venue for a broad range of cultural events from live theatre to symphony and variety performances.  With easy access to Vancouver via ferry and to Victoria via the Island Parkway, Nanaimo offers an enviable, affordable West Coast lifestyle.

Job Summary

Island Health’s Department of Emergency Medicine invites certified emergency physicians to apply to join our progressive, collegial group of 20+ in the ocean front community of Nanaimo, BC.

The Nanaimo Emergency Physicians Association provides emergency and trauma team leadership services in the busiest emergency department on Vancouver Island  in a new, state-of-the-art department. The Nanaimo emergency department is a referral center for the central Vancouver Island catchment area with an annual census of 70,000 patient visits and has back-up from all of major specialties.

Whether your interests are clinical, administrative, educational, research or simply a great place to live and work, practicing emergency medicine at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital will meet and exceed your professional and lifestyle goals.


Education, Training and Experience

- Eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)
- CCFP-EM or FRCPC Emergency Medicine


To apply, please forward letter of interest, CV, and names of 3 references to: 

Melissa Allen, Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Island Health
1200 Dufferin Crescent
Nanaimo, BC  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.