Specialty Plastic Surgery

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Campbell River and District General Hospital has an opportunity for a Plastic Surgeon to join two others.

The plastic surgeons practicing in Campbell River perform general plastic surgery including breast reconstruction, hand surgery, facial fractures, skin cancer management as well as cosmetic surgery. Microsurgery is currently limited to trauma; however this could be incorporated into your practice. Along with full scope plastic surgery, you may establish a specific specialty focus to your practice. The existing Hand Clinic is staffed by 3 full trained Hand Therapists. On-call is 1:7-8 and is shared with colleagues located in Nanaimo.

A funded plastic surgeon on-call rotation is shared equitably among the Division members, and on-call services encompass the full spectrum of plastic surgery.

The Campbell River & District General Hospital has 100 beds, serves a referral population of over 300,000 and enjoys an exceptionally collegial atmosphere amongst family physicians and specialist colleagues. Hospital based specialists include: ENT, internal medicine, radiology, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, Anesthesiologist, GP anesthesiologists, obstetricians/ gynecologists, pediatrics and pathology.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

The beautiful oceanfront city of Campbell River, population 40,000, 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.

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Compensation Type
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
Retention Flat Fee
Relocation Funding Available
$up to $15,000
Recruitment Incentive
Other Benefits/Incentives
Rural CME: o Years 3 & 4: $3000/annum o After 4 years: $6000/annum
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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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