South Island Division of Family Practice


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List updated February 16, 2023.

Arbutus Family Medicine l July 3-28, 2023

Esquimalt Medical Clinic l March 21 - April 13, 2023 

West Coast Family Medical Clinic l July 2023 - January 2024 

Westwind Medical Clinic l April 4-13, 2023

Eagle Creek Medical Clinic l Multiple Dates

Me'Chosen Medical| FP/PT| Ongoing

Esquimalt Medical Clinic l FT/PT l Ongoing 

Wheelhouse Integrative Medical Clinic l FT/PT l Ongoing 

Ocean Pier Medical Clinic l FT/PT l Ongoing 

To see a list of locum positions within the Victoria Division, please click here.

Arbutus Family Medicine l Royal Oak 

Arbutus Family Medicine is seeking a locum to cover July 3 - 28, 2023 for Dr. Claire Block. This is a 7 physician, 4 MOA clinic in the Royal Oak area. There is a flat overhead fee of $150/half day or $300/full day - you keep the rest!

  • Monday - Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm, Friday 8:00am-3:00pm
  • EMR: Telus CHR
  • LFP model - patients scheduled q15 minutes. Earn as much as you want. 

To apply or seek further information, please contact: 

 P: 250-474-3311 l E:

Esquimalt Medical Clinic l Esquimalt 

This locum position is for Dr. Drew Jervis who has a well managed and established panel. Supports include a welcoming group of colleagues; energetic and compotent MOA team; Clinic Manager/Clinic Support Specialist; Part-time Nurse; Social Worker; and Clinical Pharmacist. Locums can expect a positive work environment, care-focused team to support them, and a high degree of flexibility to meet their needs and goals. 

Hours, payment, and care-modality are all negotiable. 

  • Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm
  • EMR: Intrahealth-Profile
  • 30-35 patients per day
  • Overhead split: 75:25
  • Daily Minimum: $140 (if on LFP model)

To apply or seek further information, please contact: 

Levi Newnham l E: 

West Coast Family Medical Clinic l Sooke 

Dr. Dataar Cheema is looking for locum coverage between July 2023 - January 2024. This clinic is supported by 10 physicians and 10 MOAs. 

  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Obstetrics: Optional
  • House Calls: Yes
  • Palliative Care: Yes
  • On Call: Yes - 1:14 from home. IThis includes a very light call supporting palliative care patients and LTC patients in the community. 
  • Practice type: Group (can choose to work FFS or receive a per diem salary with no overhead of at least $800/day)
  • 20-25 patients per day
  • EMR: Med Access

To apply or seek further information, please contact: 

Dr. Dataar Cheema l E: 

Westwind Medical Clinic l Langford

This 7 physician, 3 MOA clinic is looking for a full-time locum between March 20 - April 13, 2023. 

  • Practice type: Group
  • EMR: Med Access
  • No splitting of bill - 100% to MSP 
  • Flexible timing - 8 hours for 4 days per week, 20-25 patients per day

This clinic is located at 107 - 755 Goldstream Ave. 

To apply or to seek further information, please email .

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Eagle Creek Medical Clinic  l  View Royal 

Eagle Creek Medical Clinic is seeking a locum to cover a range of dates between January - April. Please click here to see the list of available dates. 

Most locums in the clinic have been as follows (flexibility is considered): 

  • Typically, 9am-3pm with 4 patients per hour (24 booked patients)
  • Alternating between telehealth and in-patient (one room/one office)
  • Sign in on EMR and bill under Dr. Matt Ward (locum signs his/her name to chart notes). This way anything ordered will have their name on it and come back to the inbox. 
  • Inbox work is only expected during any "downtime" within the 6 hour block, otherwise it's taken care of. "Urgent" specialist calls/labs during that time will be taken care of by the locum. 
  • Split is 85:15 + $48 for Business Overhead Premium. Pay is via e-transfer at the end of each "shift". Rejections or delayed MSP payments are taken care of. 
  • EMR: Oscar

To apply or seek further information, please contact: 

Dr. Matt Ward l E:  

Me'Chosen Medical | Metchosin

Me'Chosen Medical is looking for locum coverage at their 3 family doctor oceanfront practice. There is a nice mix of all ages and complexities with exam rooms all having windows and natural light.  Eat your lunch down at the beach! 

Practice Information/Requirements:

  • Flexible hours between 8:30-9:00am - 3:30-5:00pm
  • Obstetrics is optional
  • Oscar EMR
  • 25-30 patients per day
  • 25% overhead 
  • $800 daily minimum take home


To apply or to seek further information, please contact:
Donna Berndt | E: | P: 778-432-2502

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Esquimalt Medical Clinic | Esquimalt 

The Esquimalt Medical Clinic is seeking GPs to add to its Walk-in shift roster. At your convenience we offer full shifts Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, or partial shifts from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm, accommodations can be made for GPs wishing to work outside of these hours. Made popular by our knowledgeable upbeat staff and our naturally-lit modern interior, this Walk-in Clinic offers a uniquely varied patient demographic who present with a diversity of issues.   

  • Average daily patient volume | 45
  • EMR | Intrahealth
  • Patients may be seen via telemedicine, or in-person 
  • 4 part-time family practices
  • 3 MOAs, and a clinic manager
  • 2 walk-in clinic rooms
  • Dedicated computer for physician use, with wireless, high-speed internet
  • FREE parking
  • Website:  

To apply or to seek further information, please contact:
Levi Newnham, Clinic Manager | E: | P: 778-265-4307

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Wheelhouse Integrative Medical Clinic | Langford

A busy family practice with 5 physicians providing comprehensive primary care located at 2349 Millstream Road in Langford.  We are looking for new physicians to join our group and physicians for locum coverage.

Practice information:

  • Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Hospital privileges not required
  • Oscar EMR
  • Overhead split 70/30

To apply or to seek further information, please contact:
Dr. Mike Putland | E:

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Ocean Pier Medical Centre | Sidney
Available anytime

Ocean Pier Medical Centre is seeking locum support (full-time, part-time, flexible work options available).

Ocean Pier Medical Centre, located in downtown Sidney is a beautiful, modern, professionally managed clinic - with ocean views from almost every window! The clinic provides full-service family practice, in association with the Saanich Peninsula Hospital (hospital coverage is optional).

With approximately 15 collegial physicians, 6 skilled MOA's/support staff (with over 65 years of combined experience), any new physician will feel supported and ready to work. The clinic operates in partnership with two in-house registered nurses who do delegated tasks and chronic disease management for patients with regular phone communication. There are also dedicated pharmacists who provide medication reviews for patients.

Practice Information:

  • Hours of operation: Monday to Friday (9am-5pm).
  • 13 bright, well-equipped exam rooms are divided into "pods", to enable collaborative but quiet work.
  • Paperless practice, using Oscar EMR for all encounter notes, billing and scheduling.
  • 25-30 patients per day. 

Qualifications: Eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, Canada

Community Information:

The town of Sidney, population 11,600, located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, is approximately 20 kilometers north of British Columbia's capital, Victoria. Several elementary, middle and secondary schools, including french immersion, are available in the area.

With its mild climate, the community is a well-known tourist destination offering pursuits ranging from exploring the Ocean Discovery Centre and a historical museum, to water-related activities such as sailing, kayaking, diving, fishing and whale watching. For those preferring to stay on land, Sidney also offers a pedestrian friendly downtown that includes coffee shops, bookstores, restaurants serving local food, and many special town events, like the Sidney Market and the Sidney Fine Arts Show.

Sidney is home to the Swartz Bay BC Ferry Terminal and the Sidney / US (Anacortes, WA) Ferry Terminal, and is in proximity to the Victoria International Airport.

To apply or to seek further information, please contact:
Scott Monette | E: | P: 778-679-9279 (text)

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