General Internist Opportunities
- Island Health
- Port Alberni, BC
- Job Category
- Internal Medicine/Internist
Internal Medicine opportunity on beautiful Vancouver Island
The Division of Internal Medicine at the West Coast General Hospital has an opportunity for two full-time General Internists. The successful candidates will provide full spectrum of General Internal Medicine including full Intensive Care and Coronary Care capabilities to a 45,000 population referral base. Cardiac Stress testing, pulmonary function, 24-hour holter and 24-hour blood pressure monitoring capabilities are available on site.
West Coast General Hospital is a modern hospital (built in 2001) with 52 acute care beds (3 ICU). Clinical services include 24-hour emergency room, ambulatory care, acute medical/surgical and psychiatry services, cardio pulmonary, diabetes education, laboratory, medical imaging (CT scanner), nutrition counseling, pharmacy and physiotherapy services. Clinical specialists include anesthesiology, general surgery, urology, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics and radiology complete with PACs imaging system.
Vancouver Island, Where your work life meets balance
Why Choose Port Alberni?
Recruitment Incentive up to $10,000, relocation assistance, flat fee and Fee Premium %
Port Alberni, situated at the end of Vancouver Island's longest inlet, is one of the most affordable waterfront centres on the island. Blessed with a moderate climate, the City of Port Alberni enjoys some of the best sport salmon fishing on the coast.
In addition to the natural beauty of the area, the temperate valley offers an array of year-round outdoor and ecotourism activities.
The city is considered the gateway to Ucluelet and Tofino on the west coast and is within commuting distance to the larger urban centres of Nanaimo to the east and Victoria to the south. Ferry and float plane service to Vancouver from these locations is readily available.