Comox Valley Division of Family Practice

Denman Medical Clinic - Denman Island

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working in a rural community on an island off the West Coast. The clinic has 3 family physicians working part-time; 1 on Monday, 1 on Tues & Wed, and 1 on Thurs & Fri. The current opening is for the Tues/Wed slot, but up to 4 day/week may be available if interested. The clinic provides full family practice for a broad demographic. 

The clinic is participating in the Comox Valley Primary Care Network and has a variety of allied health providers visiting the clinic including a social worker and pharmacist. The clinic building is owned by a non-profit society and provides space for a physiotherapist, Island Health care providers, medical lab nurse, and a non-profit society providing home care and family & youth counseling. 

The clinic is a sister-clinic to Ginger Goodwin in Cumberland. 

Benefits: May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:  Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; Fee Premium – 6.93%; Annual Flat Fee - $6,968; Rural CME - $2,200/annum in years 3 & 4 in the community, increasing to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Start Date: December 31, 2021

Status: 1 part-time position

Location: Denman Island, Comox Valley

Shift/Hours of Work: Part time - see above for flexible days

Overhead: 80% / 20% split

Remuneration: Fee for Service 

Qualifications: 
- Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia 
- Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

Community: Denman Island is one of two islands just 20 mins South of Courtenay in the Comox Valley, the other is Hornby Island. Denman is a rural island community of about 1200 permanent residents. It swells to about 1600 people in Summer. 

The island has endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and hosts festivals, music concerts, plays, etc. all year round. There is a general store, post office, hardware store, craft store, bookstore/coffee shop, and a Bistro with both food and entertainment. There are two community halls one providing an entertainment and meeting space the other housing a fitness centre and providing activity space. Elementary education is provided at the Denman Community School (School District 71) and a pre-school is provided by the Blackberry Lane Children's Centre. 

Contact: 
Dr. Alsoon Brine or Dr. Stephen Fox
3351 Piercy Rd, Denman Island, BC V0R 1T0
Email: sdrfox@hotmail.com | Phone: 250-335-2260