Family Physician P/T @ Ambleside Medical Centre

North Shore Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Ambleside Medical Centre
  • City West Vancouver

Ambleside Medical Centre is physician owned, longitudinal care family practice clinic in the heart of West Vancouver, easily accessible by both transit and car. There are 6-7 full and part-time family physicians and 7 staff working together as a team. This clinic is UBC teaching site with regular residents from Coastal and St Paul’s UBC family practice program.

There is free parking, the clinic is on the ground floor with 14 feet high ceilings, in an open newly renovated space, amazing staff and culture, walking distance to the ocean, restaurants and coffee shops. We are in the heart of Ambleside!

We are looking for a part-time to fill-time physician to take a cohort of patients waiting for a family doctor in our community as we have an alarming shortage of family physicians with several thousands of unattached patients always wondering if we can take on more patients. The clinic is already carrying over 8000 active patients for comprehensive care with a team coverage approach and the most responsible family doctor. We see patients of all ages and ethnicities with various complexities. Average patients per day depends on how physicians book their patients but generally 25-35 or more patients per day

Our current panel of patients per doctor is around 800-1200 patients but the clinic as a whole has over 6000-8000 attached patients with easily another 1000 patients needing to join a practice waiting to be attached. The average patients per day will depend on how the physicians book their patients but generally it will be around 25-35 (or more) patients per day.

The chosen candidate would take on their own cohort of patients and be able to grow their practice to a full practice in less than 3-6 months by taking patients from our own patient referrals, from retiring physicians in our community, from VCH clinics and hospital discharges, as well as other unattached patients in the community.

Billing Split – 70/30 through a new to practice PCN contract or a contract with 65-35 split FFS with some complex care fees at 100 percent.

Access to 2 exam rooms during shifts, clinic has 7 exam rooms and shared office space

The clinic currently has 6-7 physicians, as well as an office manager and 5 MOA’s and two nurses who can all help with the transition process.

The clinic is currently open from Monday-Friday 8am-6pm.
The new physician will work out a schedule with the clinic.

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.

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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