Urgent Care/ Emergency Medicine Opportunities on Vancouver Island

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Island Health
  • City Island Wide

Are you looking for locum opportunities in Urgent Care or Emergency Medicine, while enjoying the natural beauty of Vancouver Island?

If so, our recruitment team would like to connect with you to find your perfect practice location!

The Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) has opportunities in both rural and urban communities on Vancouver Island, BC.

During your locum, you can fill your downtime with the all of the adventure and relaxation that our region has to offer. Take advantage of our temperate West Coast climate with unparalleled recreational opportunities, bustling urban centres, vibrant rural communities and snug harbours. Discover the rhythm of Island life as you relax on an idyllic beach after hiking through an ancient rainforest.  Immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions of the Kwakwaka‘wakw, Coast Salish, and Nuu-chah-nulth communities or treat yourself to a culinary feast featuring a diverse fusion of locally-sourced ingredients.


  • Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC


  • ACLS, ATLS, PALS (or other Pediatrics course) & Emergency Medicine experience


  • Alternate Payment Plan
  • Fee-for-Service
  • Travel Expense Reimbursement may be available for locum services provided in eligible underserved communities. Reimbursement includes:
    • Travel time honorarium (within BC):
      • $250  – 2.5 hrs or less return trip
      • $500   -2.5 hrs up to 4 hours return trip
      • $1000 – 4 hrs to 10 hours return trip
      • $1500 – greater than 10 hours
    • Paid mileage from your location to the site at $0.68 km
    • Meal allowance (while traveling)
    • Accommodation

Your career can be demanding…why not consider a location where the benefits are naturally distracting?

To find out more about our Urgent Care/ Emergency Medicine opportunities and travel allowances (mileage, travel time honorarium, accommodation) contact us today!

Contact: Darsey Batchelor, Medical Staff Recruiter, Island Health

E: [email protected]

W: https://medicalstaff.islandhealth.ca/careers

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