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 up to 2 FTE primary care providers, which could be shared by one or more Family Physician or Nurse Practitioner. We are currently working with the Primary Care Network and Ministry of Health to implement contracts. The current Family Physician, who will be retiring Dec 31, 2022, is remunerated by fee-for-service. The clinic is offered for one year of free rent. 

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, mental health and substance use clinician, 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 turn-key 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 centre and gym. Elementary education is provided at the Denman Community School (School District 71) and pre-school is provided by the new state-of-the-art Blackberry Lane Children's Centre. 

Contact: 
The Recruitment Coordinator at comoxvalleyrecruitment@comoxvalleydivision.ca