Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Cowichan District Hospital
Department of Anesthesia
Shift/Hours of Work
Full time
Fee for Service
MOCAP Level 1
May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidy agreement including:  Retention Premium 4.2%, Retention Flat Fee $3672, Recruitment Incentive $10,000, Relocation Costs up to $15,000. Rural CME: Years 3 & 4:  $3000/annum and after 4 years:  $6000/annum.
Community Information

Duncan, located within the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, enjoys Canada's most favourable climate, allowing for year-round sailing, fishing, hiking and golfing.  Lush countryside surrounds scenic coastal villages and charming inland communities.

Housing is affordable and public education is complemented by renowned local private schools.  Victoria, only 45 minutes away, offers excellent cultural, educational and recreational opportunities.  Mount Washington Ski Resort boasts the largest annual snowfall and is 3 hours north.

Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s most liveable regions – providing the very best of urban and rural living.   Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, Vancouver Island offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with a satisfying lifestyle.

Job Summary

Island Health has an opportunity for a full time Anesthesiologist to join a team of four colleagues in a busy anesthesia practice at the Cowichan District Hospital.
The Cowichan District Hospital, a 110-bed acute care facility, enjoys an exceptionally collegial atmosphere amongst the general and specialty medical staff. 

Clinical specialist colleagues include General and Orthopedic Surgery, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology and Radiology.  On-site CT and a PACS medical imaging system are available.

Affiliation with the University of British Columbia’s Island Medical Program provides teaching opportunities to medical students and residents.


Education, Training and Experience

Licensure with College of Physicians & Surgeons of B.C.


Qualified candidates please forward your CV, cover letter and names of three references to:

Sara Campbell, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Island Health
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.