Specialty Anesthesiology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The West Coast General Hospital (WCGH) has an opportunity for a full-time Anesthesiologist with eligibility for full FRCPC Anesthesia. Scope of surgical services at WCGH includes: 3 general surgeons, 1 urologist, obstetrics/gynecology and pediatric dentistry. WCGH is currently served by a part-time Anesthesiologist and 3 General Practitioner anesthetists.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Port Alberni, a coastal city with a population of 18,000, is situated in the majestic Alberni Valley surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

This temperate valley climate offers an array of year-round outdoor activities. The gateway to the Pacific Rim communities of Tofino & Ucluelet, and Long Beach, the top Canadian surfing destination, Port Alberni enjoys easy access to the best recreational opportunities on Vancouver Island. Port Alberni is now the official “Ultimate Fishing Town” in Canada. All this and world-class skiing on Mt. Washington is only a short drive away!

Port Alberni is a family-friendly community with affordable housing, strong public schools. Community spirit abounds and is evident by the abundance of activities for children including programs in: music, dance, gymnastics and all team sports: soccer, baseball, hockey, lacrosse etc. Sproat Lake, located just outside of the city is the ideal location to base your family home.

Located within a 60 minute drive from Nanaimo and offering easy access to Vancouver and Victoria, Port Alberni provides access to big-city amenities with all the charm and character of a rural community.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Estimated Remuneration
Fee for Service, MOCAP

Benefits and Incentives

May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:
Retention Premium
8.82%
Retention Flat Fee
$8,868
Recruitment Incentive
$10,000
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME starting at $3,000/year after 2 years in the community to $6,000/year after 4 years in the community.
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Live and work in BC

Port Alberni

Situated in the central interior of Vancouver Island at the end of a long narrow inlet, Port Alberni is one of the few ports on the west coast that provides shelter against some of the powerful Pacific weather systems. Blessed with a moderate climate, it harbours both commercial fishing vessels and pleasure craft. Recreational activities in the area include fishing, hiking, scuba diving, golfing, kayaking and windsurfing.

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