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 (comoxvalleyrecruitment@comoxvalleydivision.ca) with your availability and we can communicate with the community on your behalf without exposing your contact information

Job Title Description

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 $500 per day stipend, admission bonuses and FFS billings.) An additional $500 per day is provided on overnight call shifts.

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

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Courtenay Medical Clinic

Dates: 1-2 weeks anytime between Feb 6th - April 28th, 2023

Group of 5 Family Doctors. With very supportive staff and a full time nurse. Accuro EMR.

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De Beaufort MD

Dates: 4-6 weeks starting September 19th, 2022

Full-service family practice in a stunning waterfront location in the heart of Comox. We offer a supportive friendly environment, with excellent support staff.

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Courtenay Medical Associates

Dates: January 23 - January 27th, 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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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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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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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.

Sign-Up and Receive our Locum Opportunities List 

To receive a weekly email of practice coverage needs for our community, please email comoxvalleyrecruitment@divisionsbc.ca and request to be added to the list.

​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.