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Family Practitioner

Island Health
James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre
Victoria, BC
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Island Health is seeking multiple physicians to work with a team of practitioners and other health providers to collectively deliver care to patients at James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre. In these part time service contract positions the physicians will work collaboratively with an inter-disciplinary health care team to provide culturally safe urgent and primary care. Patient visits will consist of unscheduled urgent care and scheduled longitudinal full service or same day primary care patient visits. Family Practitioners will hold full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeon of BC (CPSBC) and certification with the College of Family Physicians (CCFP). The successful candidates will be required to obtain associate privileges at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals. Acting as the most responsible primary care provider, there is a requirement for the practitioner to establish a minimum patient panel. After hours’ care for patients is inherent in the services. The family practitioner will participate in an after-hours call group, sharing after-hours coverage with other practitioners, to include physicians and nurse practitioners, at the clinic. Start Date is flexible to suit successful candidates. Additional Information: Multiple part-time positions (up to 0.5FTE. Hours of work: The James Bay Urgent and Primary Care centre operates 365 days per year. Urgent primary care services 7 days a week (0730 to 2130) and longitudinal primary care services Monday to Friday (0730 to 2130) and weekends (0730 to 1530). Schedules are managed mutually amongst the practitioners to ensure availability and continuity of care for patients. Community Information: Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic Capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, Victoria offers an opportunity to combine a rewarding career with a satisfying lifestyle. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding, to golf, and world-class fishing, sailing, kayaking and cycling. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living. Strong public schools are complemented by multiple renowned private schools in and adjacent to Victoria.

Job Requirements

• Full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSBC). • Family Medicine Certification of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP). • Obtain associate Privileges at Royal Jubilee and Victoria General Hospitals
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