There's a job for a full-time family physician. It ticks all the checkmarks.
Safe location for a family.
For children, there are nearby walkable/bikeable schools, as well as full gamut of after-school hobbies.
Unemployment is near zero, which allows spouses a job of choice.
Fully-equipped modern office with six expansive clinic rooms, all with windows.
Peaceful ocean vistas.
Spend lunchtime down on the beachfront.
Office is on OSCAR, which is the most popular EMR in BC.
No paper charts, all formerly-paper documents are properly filed in ordered PDFs.
Full access to PACS medical images and inpatient records if needed.
Very fair compensation package from BC. 29%/71% split. There's now a government-contributed 4% for Victoria offices, so gross billings 4% higher. This includes one's own medical office assistant (1:1 ratio of doctor to medical office assistant) and no upfront or ongoing business costs.
Competitive tax rates in BC. Metchosin property taxes are attractive, and increases are below inflation.
Attractive place for a home that's likely to increase in value, maximizing primary-residence capital gain exemption.
Do the medical service you wish to do. Innovate your desired efficiencies.
Your time when not in office is protected, to charge up for a proper work/life balance. If you need days for something, take it.
Time for comprehensive appointments helps improve outcome, which also increases job satisfaction and keeps stress low.
Ratio of one full-time office manager/MOA for one physician.
All medical specialties right near by in Victoria. An experienced GP physician and registered nurse on the office team. Multiple nearby walk-ins to help, and ER/hospital 14 minutes away.
Rock-solid locum coverage support: two physicians in the community provide coverage if needed, plus we have an attractive place for other locums as well if ever needed.
A full, managed patient panel ready on day one.
Patients arrive easily and early to enjoy the oceanside, and can park right outside the office, so appointments flow on time.
All patients are known, with past histories completed.
Similar to Woodview, California, the people are happy in this purposely-rural-on-the-edge-of-a-technology-hub community, since they are all living here by choice.
Metchosin is a community where one can forge good relationships with kind neighbours, and its on the edge of the city if one wishes to fade into a crowd.
Neighouring urban community is the fastest growing in BC, since it is a desirable places to live. The local school district is the fastest growing in BC.
International airport is 37 minutes away with direct flights to most destinations. Victoria airport to Vancouver airport in 11 minutes. Helicopter/floatplane flights from Victoria harbour to Vancouver harbour in 30 minutes.
Mediterranean climate is the most favourable in Canada, as per Environment Canada's lowest 'misery index' of total yearly amount of cloud, sleet, snow etc. Training homebase of many of the Canada Olympic teams.