Comox Valley Division of Family Practice

Locum Opportunities

The Division is happy to provide the following list of locum opportunities available in the Comox Valley including the communities of Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, Denman Island, and Hornby Island, all of which reside on the unceded traditional territories of the K'ómoks First Nation.

Need a Locum? Division members are welcome to post locum opportunities by contacting the Recruitment Coordinator.​

Looking for Locum opportunities in the Valley? If you are a locuming physician, you can receive the list directly into your inbox by contacting the Recruitment Coordinator and asking to be added to the distribution list.

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 (listed by date).

  Clinic Name Date and Details
  Courtenay Medical Associates


  • April 2 - 12, 2024,


  • August 19 - 30, 2024

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  Southwood Medical Clinic

Dates: April 8 - 26, 2024

A 4th week before or after would be lovely but not crucial.

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  Sea Cove Medical Clinic

Dates: April 8 - May 7, 2024

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  Westward Medical Clinic

Dates: April 15 - May 15, 2024 (or longer)

2 days in clinic and 1 virtual day.

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ValleyCare Medical Clinic


  • July 20 - 31 2024


  • July 25 - August 5, 2024

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  Fifth Street Family Practice

Dates: July 22 - August 30, 2024

PT or FT - dates flexible to locum's schedule

Lovely large 4 bedroom house that could be used if needed, without charge.

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  Denman Island Medical Clinic



Free accommodation in a self contained 1 bedroom guest house a short stroll to the beach.

  Comox Medical Clinic

Dates: Ongoing Coverage Needed

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

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  Cedar House Birth Collective

Dates: Ongoing Coverage Needed

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

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  Hospital (Doctor of the Day) Program - Comox Valley Hospital

Dates: Ongoing Coverage Needed

Come provide full scope practice family medicine care to unattached and unassigned inpatients at the Comox Valley Hospital. The team strives to make physician schedules flexible and accessible.

Remuneration: A daily stipend of $568, in addition to fee for service billings and Unattached Inpatient Program (UIP) admission bonuses. In general, physicians can expect an average income of approximately $175 per hour during the day.

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

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Locum Contract

Many clinics in the Comox Valley 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.

Sign-Up and Receive our Locum Opportunities List 

To receive a monthly email of practice coverage needs for our community, please email and request to be added to the list.

​Looking for a Locum? Post to the List!

Are you are a physician looking for coverage? Please email to have your practice coverage needs posted on this page and sent out monthly in the Physicians Seeking Locums List.​