Victoria Division of Family Practice

Opportunities: Permanent Long-term Care positions


Permanent Physician - Glengarry Hospital

Permanent Physician - Kiwanis Pavilion

Long-term Care MRP - EOI


Permanent Physician - Glengarry Hospital

Available now


Glengarry Hospital is actively seeking a dedicated, hard-working physician interested in working in a collaborative interdisciplinary team. Physicians currently practicing as FPs, ERPs or Hospitalists who are able to attend on a weekly basis are welcome to apply.

Key Points

Glengarry, a 135 bed Island Health owned and operated site, has a TORCH medical practice model with a full time NP, a supportive Medical Coordinator, and 4 MRPs attending weekly. Remuneration is fee-for-service and the LTCI per resident stipend of $225/resident/year, with additional remuneration for call group participation.  After-hours, weekend, and stat coverage is provided by a dedicated LTC call group that the successful person can choose to join.

Requirements of the site

The site has a closed TORCH medical practice model in place, whereby each family physician accepts MRP status for 15-30 residents and agrees to:

  • Attend the home once per week, during a morning or afternoon timeslot, at a complementary time to other MRPs, aiming for full coverage Mon-Fri
  • Participate in resident care conferences and medication reviews
  • Participate in daytime cross-coverage, responding to urgent requests for all residents when on site
  • Document in Island Health’s electronic health record
  • Collaborate with TORCH colleagues to ensure coverage for absences
  • Attend periodic TORCH team meetings focused on education and improving the quality of care

Resources Available to LTCI Physicians

  • Annual stipend
  • After-hours coverage provided by a dedicated call group
  • Assistance, tools, and resources
  • Peer mentorship program
  • LTCI Clinical Learning Series
  • LTCI Scholarship Fund
  • Parking passes
  • Fax-to-email service
  • Billing optimization support

More information about the LTCI can be found here: https://vicsi-ltci.ca/  

To set up an initial call with a coordinator to learn more please contact  victoriasouthisland.ltci@victoriadivision.ca or call (778) 265-3137

Not sure if long-term care is for you? Call or email to set up a remunerated LTC shadowing session!

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Permanent Physician - Kiwanis Village

Available now


The Kiwanis Pavilion is actively seeking a dedicated, hard-working physician interested in working in a collaborative interdisciplinary team. Physicians currently practicing as FPs, ERPs or Hospitalists able to attend on a weekly basis are welcome to apply.

Key Points

The Kiwanis Pavillion, a 122 bed Island Health affiliate site located in the Oaklands neighbourhood of Victoria has a TORCH medical practice model with 4 dedicated MRPs attending weekly and providing cross-coverage.  Remuneration is fee-for-service and the LTCI per resident stipend of $225/resident/year, with additional remuneration for call group participation. After-hours, weekend, and stat coverage is provided by a dedicated LTC call group that the successful person is welcome to join.

Requirements of the site

The site has a TORCH medical practice model in place, whereby each family physician accepts MRP status for 15-30 residents and agrees to:

  • Attend the home once per week, during a morning or afternoon timeslot, at a complementary time to other MRPs, aiming for full coverage Mon-Fri
  • Participate in resident care conferences and medication reviews
  • Participate in daytime cross-coverage, responding to urgent requests for all residents when on site
  • Document in The Kiwanis Pavilion’s Point Click Care electronic health record
  • Collaborate with TORCH colleagues to ensure coverage for absences
  • Attend periodic TORCH team meetings

Resources Available to LTCI Physicians

More information about the LTCI can be found here: https://vicsi-ltci.ca/

To set up an initial call with a coordinator to learn more please contact  victoriasouthisland.ltci@victoriadivision.ca or call (778) 265-3137

Not sure if long-term care is for you? Call or email to set up a remunerated LTC shadowing session!

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Long-term Care MRP - EOI


Do you enjoy working in team-based environments? The Victoria and South Island Long-term Care Initiative (LTCI) is seeking family physicians interested in working in collaborative practice models to provide medical care to residents in our region’s 37 long-term care homes. LTCI supports its physician members by providing services and resources to enhance and streamline long-term care practice:

  • Annual stipend – receive quarterly payments to meet our 6 Best Practice Expectations.
  • After-hours coverage - for all residents in long-term care.
  • Assistance, tools, and resources - to focus your long-term care practice with LTCI program team support.
  • LTCI Clinical Learning Series - provides opportunities for ongoing education.
  • LTCI Scholarship Fund - annual funding for CME accredited conferences.
  • Parking passes - for Island Health sites, and assured parking at other long-term care sites.
  • Fax-to-email services - for timely communications.
  • Billing optimization support - through the LTCI billing guide and access to our billing consultant.

Key Points:

  • Current opening at The Priory Long-Term Care Home (Hiscock and Heritage Woods) in Colwood.
  • Available panel size of 20-30 residents with a CORE practice model.
  • Island Health owned and operated location.
  • Start date of approximately October 2022
  • Room for growth-additional established resident panels available at sites across the region.
  • CORE, TORCH, and informally organized care homes.
  • Flexible arrangements to accommodate existing commitments.

What we are looking for:

  • Dedicated, hard-working and collaborative physicians.
  • Ability to work as a team with Nursing, Nurse Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals.
  • Open to physicians currently practicing as FPs, ERPs or Hospitalists.
  • Ideal for a new grad or a family physician nearing retirement and looking to scale back their practice.

More information about the LTCI can be found here: https://vicsi-ltci.ca/

To set up an initial call with a coordinator to learn more please contact  victoriasouthisland.ltci@victoriadivision.ca

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