Come to the Comox Valley for a one to two-month stint as a Laser Therapist in a naturopathic clinic.  This two day a week job pays $22-25 per hour for naturopathic students / grads depending on experience.  You can also preceptor with experienced local doctors.  

The Comox Valley on Vancouver Island is a recreational paradise offering gorgeous beaches, watersports, hiking, mountain biking to lakes and Mount Washington. 

Shared accommodation may be provided.  

Start date:  August 5 ideally.  Wednesdays and Fridays.  Covering for staff on family leave. 

Summary of Position:

Laser therapist 

Our laser therapists work under the direction of a Naturopathic physician, and provide direct patient treatments. Laser therapy is a form of physical therapy for musculo/skeletal issues.  The successful applicant should have a solid background in anatomy and have hands on experience with body work.  Further training in laser therapy will be provided in-house.  

Administrative support for the naturopathic physician’s office:  filing, word processing. Experience dealing with confidential and sensitive medical information is an asset.

Education and Qualifications:

Training in anatomy and pathology esp. musculo-skeletal issues

Experience working hands on with musculo-skeletal body work. 

Office administration experience – filing, editing, email

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and be self directed

Ability to communicate and establish good relationships with patients and co-workers.

Ability to organize and show attention to detail

Shows a positive attitude and love of working with people, especially elders

Possess an affinity for holistic medicine

Flexibility in terms of work schedule

Excellent written and oral English

The Macdonald Centre for Natural Medicine is a multi-disciplinary medical clinic offering naturopathic medicine, laser therapy, counseling and massage therapy.  We create a caring, uplifting environment where patients are empowered to optimize their health through natural, holistic medicine. The clinic has been in operation in downtown Courtenay for 23 years.  It is owned and operated by naturopathic physician, Dr. Deidre Macdonald.

Please apply with your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are a good candidate for this position to drdmac2@gmail.com. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.