Comox Valley Division of Family Practice

Locum Opportunities

Whether you are a new grad, an experienced locum, or a physician in transition (e.g. semi-retirement), we want to make finding and organizing family practice locum jobs easy and efficient. Below is a list of up-to-date physician coverage opportunities available in our community.

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Job Title Description
Cottage Medical Clinic

Dates: Aug 29 - Sept 19, 2022

This is an urgent need for locum as previous arrangements have fallen through. Cottage Medical Clinic is located in downtown Courtenay. Family Practice, possibly Long Term Care, no hospital work needed, flexible schedule with a large virtual care component. 

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Valley Care Medical Clinic

Dates: January 16th - 20th, 2023

Family Practice with a panel size of 900. On average 25 patients per day. A mixture of in-clinic and telephone visits 4 half days Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. As well as 1 half day (Tuesday) at our walk-in clinic. Hospital Privileges are a bonus, not a deal breaker. Clinic orientation and EMR orientation are available.

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Southwood Medical

Dates: November 21 - December 3, 2022

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 0930h - 1600h Mixture of in-person and phone as necessary.

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Westward Medical

Dates: July & August 1-2 days/week salaried contract

Full-service family practice at Westward clinic. Salaried contract, and allied health care workers available. 

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Courtenay Medical Clinic

Dates: September/early October. Anytime from 2-4 weeks duration of locum coverage needed

Mon 9-5 Tuesday 9-13 Wednesday 12-5 ( May extend to 7 if desired) Thursday 9-13 Friday no clinic but May do locum for another physician in the clinic if desired. No hospital, no OB, no ER, no nursing home patients. Home visits only if needed. Combination of tele health and in person visits about 50/50 or as needed.

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Valley Care - Dr. J. Marcus Langhans


Dates: August 15-Sept 2, 2022

Full service Family Practice incl. long term care, hospital privileges (hospital coverage shared with one other colleague bi-weekly), weekend on call 1:8 Mixture phone / in clinic appointments Full day Mon, Tue, Thu Half day Wed (walk in shift) Clinic orientation incl EMR orientation available

EMR: Intrahealth

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Comox Medical Clinic

Dates: June 1, 2022-February 28, 2023

This position is to fill an 8-9 month Maternity Leave for a Full-time Family Physician. All or any portion of this leave would be welcomed.

EMR: Telus Health Wolf

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Valley Care Medical Clinic - Long-Term Locum

Dates: On-going locum coverage - coverage schedule to be discussed & is flexible.

Family practice clinic looking for long-term locum. Coverage for various clinic physicians. Hospital privileges preferred but not mandatory. Walk-in shifts can also be included. Clinic orientation available

EMR: Intrahealth Profile
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Washington Park Medical Clinic

Dates: Ongoing regular shifts

Walk-in clinic looking for locum to work regular shifts on an ongoing basis.

EMR: Intrahealth Profile
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Courtenay Medical Associates


Dates: October 13th to November 4th, 2022

Office cover only - no hospital cover required and no on-call Phone and face to face consults - locum can determine schedule 3-5 days a week - locum can determine schedule

Dr. Gee has 1 office and 2 exam rooms reserved for his use only, we have a treatment room that is shared with 6 other physicians. We have 7 staff that assist with day to day operations. Dr's are responsible to bill their own billing during this locum cover.

ER: Intrahealth

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Locum Contract

The clinics that share their coverage requirements in the list below have implemented and use a Standard Locum Contract for all locum coverage. Download a copy of the contract.

Locum Accommodation

Are you an out-of-town locum looking for a place to stay? View our accommodation list.

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