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.

Contact the Recruitment Coordinator ( with your availability and we can communicate with the community on your behalf without exposing your contact information

Job Title Description
ValleyCare Medical Clinic

Dates: March 18 - 28, 2024

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Fifth Street Family Practice

Dates: October 23,26,27 or just October 23 and 26

December 4,7,8 or just December 4 and 7

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Town Circle Medical Clinic

Dates: December 27 - 28, 2023

or January 29 - February 2, 2024

or February 29 - March 1, 2024

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Comox Medical Clinic

Dates: any weeks during August, September and October.

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Denman Island Medical Clinic

Dates: November 20th - 24th, accommodation available.

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Cottage Medical Clinic 1 

Dates: July 1 - September 30, 2023

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Fifth Street Family Practice

Dates: October 1 - November 30, 2023

Group of 7 family physicians. Full-service practice.

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Comox Medical Clinic

Dates: ongoing

Group of 7 family physicians. Full service practice - flexible locum dates available. 

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Cedar House Collective

Dates: ongoing

This family practice - midwifery collaborative maternity practice is looking for long-term locums.

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Hospitalist - Comox Valley Hospital

Seeking the services of Hospitalists to provide full scope of practice family medicine care to unattached and unassigned inpatients at Comox Valley Hospital. Duties also include participating in out of hospital on-call coverage for the group overnight (approximately 1 in 5 nights).

Remuneration: Typically, $1600-$2000 per day (comprised of $568/d stipend, FFS billings and Unattached Inpatient Program (UIP) admission bonuses).

Shifts: FT, PT, or locum | 3, 4, or, 7-day shifts. 

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Courtenay Medical Associates

Dates: September 7th  - October 2nd, 2023

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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​Looking for a Locum? Post to the List!

Are you are a physician looking for coverageClick here to fill in the online form. The information will be posted on this page and sent out monthly in the Physicians Seeking Locums List.