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Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Current Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Status
Full Time
Facility/Site

Campbell River & District General Hospital
375 - 2nd Avenue
Campbell River, BC  V9W 3V1

Department/Area
Obstetrics & Gynecology
City
Campbell River
Remuneration

Fee for Service
Level 1 Medical On Call Availability Program (MOCAP)

Benefits
Additional incentives available under RSA based on eligibility requirement may include: Fee for Service Premium:  6.09% Annual Flat Fee Retention:  $5324.40 (paid quarterly) Recruitment Incentive:  $10,000 (based on eligibility) Rural CME: $2200  3-4 years, $4400 more than 4 years
Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River is located at mid-point on Vancouver Island’s east coast.   The surrounding waters of Discovery Passage, and adjacent numerous lakes and rivers, offer an idyllic setting for outdoor enthusiasts. 

 

With a growing trend to eco-travel tours, Campbell River is ideally located to service the Desolation Sound traffic and the popular Broughton and Queen Charlotte Islands. Easy access to the outdoors – hiking, mountain biking, skiing, boating and fishing are at your doorstep.   Enjoy year-round access to world-class golf courses or visit Mt. Washington Resort for spectacular winter skiing and summer mountain biking. 

 

The Campbell River municipal airport is a mere 10 minutes from the heart of downtown and is a busy hub of activity. Regular daily flights from Vancouver bring business and vacation travelers, while charter flights transport supplies and people to a myriad of northern communities and activities.

 

Campbell River offers unparalleled access to ocean sports, hiking and eco-tourism activities in the northern sections of Vancouver Island.  With its enviable west coast climate, stunning natural beauty and endless recreational opportunities, Campbell River offers a quality of life second to none!

Job Summary

The Vancouver Island Health Authority has an opportunity for an Obstetrician/Gynecologist at Campbell River & District General Hospital.

Campbell River has an average of 400 births per year and a Level I nursery (36 weeks or more).  The successful candidate will share call (1:2) with another full-time Obstetrician/Gynecologist and will complement a dynamic group of General Practitioners and Midwives providing primary obstetric care.

The Campbell River & District General Hospital has 64 beds and serves a referral population of 60,000.  Active planning is under way for a new 95 bed hospital which will open in 2017 including the development of a Centre for Excellence in Maternity Care for Aboriginal women and their families.

Specialist colleagues include:  otolaryngology, plastic, general and orthopedic surgery, anesthesiologists, pathologist, pediatrics and radiologists (on site CT).

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

Qualifications


Education, Training and Experience

• Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in Obstetrics/Gynecology -  eligible
• Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

Contact

Brenda Warren, Manager Physician Recruitment
physicians@viha.ca
Vancouver Island Health Authority
1200 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, BC  V9S 2B7
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.