Docs on the Bay Family Practice (Practice takeover) New

North Shore Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Docs On The Bay
  • City West Vancouver

Docs on the Bay is a warm, friendly, traditional family practice. The lovely and supportive group practice in Horseshoe Bay with views of the ocean and mountains, has been in practice for over 45 years. The clinic serves all communities on the North Shore, including Lions Bay, Sunshine Coast, and our island communities.

Docs on the Bay currently has a complement of seven family physicians, three Psychologists, two Physiotherapists, massage therapy and health coaching. There are also five established Patient Care Coordinators. Office based practice: no obstetrics/hospitalist work/long term care. Patients are primarily middle aged and older women, but generally healthy.

Horseshoe Bay is a small community at the western end of the North Shore and home to the BC Ferries terminal. This is a wonderful pedestrian friendly community with a main street just a few blocks long with various shops and restaurants to choose from. Horseshoe Bay is the gateway to Howe Sound.

Practice Details

Doctors usually have access to two rooms during most shifts but sometimes one exam room during peak hours depending on scheduling. The office space is shared. The clinic uses Telus CHR EMR.

Hospital privileges/ER shifts and maternity are not required. Hospital privileges are available at Lion’s Gate Hospital and the clinic would welcome a candidate who wished to do maternity care.

The clinic is staffed weekdays from 9-5 with a lunch break. Doctors are welcome to see patients outside of that time but would not have front desk support. We were running a walk in just for our own patients on Saturday mornings but that has been suspended since the beginning of COVID.

Currently the clinic director provides on call coverage.

Hold or soon to attain Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP).
Hold or eligible for full license to practice medicine in BC.
Good standing with BC’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
No hospital privilege’s required.
Provisional license eligible applicants welcome to apply.


IMGs eligible for provisional license to practice family medicine in BC are welcome to apply!

Get in touch with the recruitment team at the North Shore Divisions of Family Practice today to learn more about this opportunity and to discuss your preferences for other similar opportunities throughout the North Shore, Sea to Sky, and Sunshine Coast region.

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