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Full Time

Victoria General Hospital, Royal Jubilee and Queen Alexandra

Department of Medicine, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine
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Community Information

Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding, to golf, and world-class fishing. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living.

Job Summary

The Island Health Division of Rehabilitation of Medicine has an opportunity for a General Physiatrist with FRCPC certification and a special interest in Neurorehabilitation to support inpatient and outpatient services in South Island.
Tertiary care services for Island Health are located at the Victoria General Hospital and the Royal Jubilee Hospital, both located in Victoria, which provide a full range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric specialists as well as diagnostic services including x-rays, nuclear medicine, sonography, CT and MRI.

With 68 rehabilitation beds in the two tertiary hospitals, the Division supports the full scope of rehabilitation services with the exception of a specialized inpatient spinal cord program.  Physiatrists have access to interventional injections and, for those with a CSCN Diploma and Diagnostic Accreditation Program approval, EMG clinic access is available one day a week. Our physiatrists provide a consulting and directive care service at both sites and are on-call for the Victoria General Hospital 20 bed Rehabilitation Ward. 

Members of the Division are involved in supporting the Island Medical Program.


Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for full licensure with College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)


To apply send cover letter, CV and the names of three references in confidence to:

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff 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.