Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

Full service family practice in rural community well supported with specialist and surgical consult services.

GP clinic (Hillside Medical) is a group of 5 core physicians who all do part-time clinic work and part-time somewhere else.

Each of the core 5 also do hospital inpatient rounds daily and cover for each other on the weekends. The hospital is located directly across the street from our clinic, making it very convenient to do rounds during the day.

Locum physician may also be part of a 5-physician low-risk maternity group. If the locum physician is interested in this option, a discussion can be made by the group about the possibility of incorporating this into the locum responsibilities as well.

DATES SOMEWHAT FLEXIBLE, as per locum preference

Start between:

December 23, 2019 and January 13, 2020

Complete between:

June 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020

PREFER one full locum but open to partial coverage


Daily Monday-Friday: Hospital rounds; typically 1-3 inpatients; ~1h

** Monday 9-12am: MAT clinic (OPTIONAL, if interested in maternity)

Monday 1-4pm: GP clinic

Tuesday 9-12am + 1-4pm: GP clinic

Friday 9-12am + 1-4pm: GP clinic

** Friday 8am-8pm: MAT call (OPTIONAL, if interested in maternity)

1:5 weekend hospital rounds for clinic

** 1:5 weekend MAT call (OPTIONAL, if interested in maternity)

** EXTRA SHIFTS available via WALK-IN CLINIC if desired **

Community Information

Situated on Discovery Passage at the mid-point of Vancouver Island's east coast, Campbell River is a natural travel and distribution gateway, providing access by road, sea and air to northern Vancouver Island and coastal regions. Campbell River is the third largest city on Vancouver Island and is known as the “Salmon Capital of the World. The Campbell River environment is enriched by its own 22.5 km waterfront - a primary asset and major contributor to the area's exceptional quality of life. Campbell River is easily accessible by highway, bus, and air service with a municipal airport located just 20 minutes from downtown. In Campbell River and the surrounding area you will find a relaxed attitude, friendly people and comparatively low housing costs. For further information view: www.campbellrivertourism.com or www.campbellriverchamber.ca

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Compensation Type
Estimated Remuneration
Fee for Service (clinic + hospital work) ** Sessional contract – Maternity clinic (OPTIONAL)
Billing Split
30% of fee for service billings for overhead, ** Maternity billings + sessional fees (OPTIONAL) excluded

Benefits and Incentives

Other Benefits/Incentives
Fee Premium - 6.09%
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Campbell River

Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and long known as "the Salmon Capital of the World," Campbell River is a hub of outdoor adventure and enjoyment. Here you can explore trails, go whale-watching, enjoy fresh and delicious seafood, or rent a kayak for an afternoon to tour the beautiful Discovery Islands. This small waterfront town is also rich in arts - as you walk around the town, you will find incredible bronze statues, indigenous carvings, historical plaques, graffiti art, and more.

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