Comox Valley Division of Family Practice

Denman Medical Clinic - Denman Island

Ever dreamed of practicing family medicine on a gulf island on the West Coast of BC? Well, here’s your opportunity! Denman Island Clinic provides full family practice for a broad demographic of about 1400 permanent residents which swells to about 1800 in Summer. The clinic is located at a 10-minute walk and 10-minute ferry ride to Vancouver Island. 

The position is for 0.5 FTE primary care providers, which could be a Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner. There are currently two family physicians working at the clinic. 

Benefits: May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement and the clinic is part of the BC Rural Locum Program.  

EMR: TeleHealth and Telus Med Access EMR is available via secure high-speed internet. Denman Island has a highly competent paramedic team and 24/7 ambulance service.  

As a Primary Care Network clinic, allied health providers are available including a social worker, a pharmacist, a physiotherapist, a mental health and a substance use clinician, a dietician, and a Health Authority medical lab nurse.

The Health Centre building is owned and managed by a non-profit society. It houses a modern, well-equipped family practice clinic and a home care and counseling organization.

Location: Denman Island, Comox Valley

Remuneration: Contract 

Denman Island is just South of Courtenay in the Comox Valley. It has endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and hosts festivals, music concerts, plays, etc. year-round. There is a general store, post office, hardware store, craft store, bookstore/coffee shop, and a bistro. There are two community halls, one providing entertainment and meeting space, the other a fitness center and gym. Elementary education is provided at the Denman Community School (School District 71) and preschool is provided by the new state-of-the-art Blackberry Lane Children's Centre. 

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