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Locum Opportunities

If you are looking for a locum placement, we welcome all Physicians, from new grads to experienced locums, and the Central Island Division of Family Practice will help you find and organize family practice locum jobs easily and efficiently. To top it off? As an Island Health rural "C" community, our family physicians that live and work in Central Island may be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) including:


  • Recruitment Incentive - $10,000
  • Fee Premium – 6.30%
  • Annual Flat Fee - $6,334.20
  • Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum years 3&4 in the community, to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Port Alberni

  • Recruitment Incentive - $10,000
  • Fee Premium – 8.82%
  • Annual Flat Fee - $8,867.88
  • Rural CME starting at $2,200/annum years 3&4 in the community, to a maximum of $4,400/annum after 4 years.

Check back here for new or upcoming physician coverage opportunities available in the beautiful Central Island community - one warning though - once you come and practice here, you might not want to leave!

Please contact our Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, Sharon Todd, for information on all of these listings!

Name of Physician
Seeking Locum

Dates Needed


Clinic Information

Dr. Mirka Owen/Dr. David Owen 1-2 weeks in August 3-4 weeks in December MedAccess

Parksville Medical Clinic

154 Memorial Ave, Parksville

Dr. Dave Owen, dave@owenmd.ca Cell. 250-641-3870

One locum can cover both physicians. No hospital privileges required. 80/20 split and the locum keeps 100% of their private billings.
Dr. Marius Steyn September 2 - 11, 2020 Osler

Sow's Ear Medical Clinic

7186 Lantzville Rd, Lantzville

Helena Hickman, Office Manager sowsear-docs@shaw.ca

Dr. Jenny Tram month of August 2020 Accuro

Wallace St Medical Clinic

1-100 Wallace St, Nanaimo

Shanda Birch, Office Manager 250-591-9622 Ext: 6 shanda@wallaceclinic.ca

Mostly phone appointments with some in office appointments on Wednesdays, if needed.
Dr. Kevin Martin August 17 - 24, 2020 Profile/ Intrahealth

Wellington Medical Clinic

#84C - 3200 N Island Hwy, Nanaimo

Crystal Parenteau, Office Manager 250-740-2107 manager.wellmedclinic@shaw.ca

In-patient care preferable, however, not mandatory.