Comox Valley Division of Family Practice

Southwood Medical Clinic

Come join our small but mighty team of 3 family physicians and take over from a full-time physician. He is leaving effective Oct 31/23. He currently has a 1000-patient panel encompassing all ages and conditions (no maternity or obstetrics).

The clinic, Southwood Medical Clinic, is in Driftwood Mall, anchored by a grocery store, bakery, and Canadian Tire. There is plenty of free parking available for patients and staff with easy transit access. The mall is located near the Comox Air Park for breaks in nature.

The clinic is fully EMR (Profile) with super helpful office staff. This is a PCN Clinic with Mental Health, Pharmacist, Social Work, and Dietitian support available. Hospital privileges are encouraged but not mandatory. Local evening and weekend Urgent Care shifts are available off-site.

Please contact us below for more information or to arrange a tour.

Shift/Hours of Work: 0900h-1600h M-Th and 0900h - 1230h F No weekend clinics or walk-ins at this time.

Overhead: 26%

Remuneration: Longitudinal Family Physician (LFP) model, Fee-For-Service, or New to Practice contract. 

Benefits: May be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including: Retention Premium - 6.93%; Retention Flat Fee - $6,967; Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; Other Benefits/Incentives - Rural CME starting at $ 2,200/annum years 3&4 in the community increasing to a maximum of $4,400 /annum after 4 years.

Community Information​: The thriving population of the three geographically close communities of Courtenay, Comox, and Cumberland. The total catchment population of approximately 70,000 people. Local 6-year-old, 125-bed hospital, Comox Valley Hospital with a great complement of specialists (no Cardiac/Thoracic surgery, no Neurosurgery, Neonates 36 weeks/g and older). 5 local Long Term Care facilities and a 6-bed Hospice. Many recreational opportunities locally: Sailing, swimming, beaches, water sports, golf, cycling (road and mountain biking), and skiing (downhill and Nordic). Vibrant Arts community with many local artisans, several theatre groups, and a busy music scene. Visiting musicians and other acts at the Sid Williams Theatre. Farmer's Market and many local farms selling fresh produce. Coastal climate with mild winters. International Airport at CFB Comox/YQQ.

- Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) desired
- Obstetrics Experience desired
- Surgical Skills desired 


Dr. Laura Bell, Lead Physician, Southwood Medical Clinic
1700-27551 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC  V9N 2L8
250 334 2212 P

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.