Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Division of Rehabilitation Medicine
Fee for Service & Sessional Payments
Community Information

Nanaimo, population 85,000, is a growing and vibrant urban centre situated on the east coast of Vancouver Island, located approximately 100 kilometers north of Victoria and offers excellent access via commercial flights, float plane or ferry to Vancouver.  The community offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including the 800 seat waterfront Port Theatre, the Vancouver Island University and is adjacent renowned private schools.

Nanaimo is the outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise, providing year round access to a wide array of recreational activities including kayaking, kite boarding, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, running and golfing.  Nearby Mount Washington frequently boasting the deepest snow pack in North America, has excellent downhill, snowboarding and cross country skiing.

Job Summary

The Island Health Division of Rehabilitation Medicine has an opening for a general physiatrist to join three others in providing a consultative service at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and surrounding areas.  Candidates with expertise and interest in the rehabilitation of individuals with neurological diseases, post-traumatic impairments and amputations rehabilitation in hospital based practice and out patients settings are encouraged to apply.  The position is based at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital which has a 25-bed inpatient intensive rehabilitation unit in addition to slow stream and transitional rehabilitation units. 

This is a general program providing the full scope of rehabilitation services.

Full range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric specialists on-site as well as diagnostic services including x-rays, nuclear medicine, sonography, CT, and MRI.  Access to epidural and facet injection services.  The Physiatrist(s) provide a consulting and directive care service without night call. 


Education, Training and Experience

Eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of BC


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

Melissa Allen, 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.