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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Port Alice Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

Port Alice is located on the beautiful Neroutsos Inlet in the northern region of Vancouver Island. The clinic is an Island Health owned and operated facility that serves a population of approximately 1000 patients. The clinic staff includes a medical office assistant, a full-time RN, a laboratory technician, a social worker, and part-time physicians. Physicians work 4 days weekly (Monday-Thursday), and offers 24h on-call services from Sundays 9pm to Thursdays 4:30pm. The clinic physician payment model operates on an APP contract. IHealth EHR has been implemented at the clinic in 2021.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Jan 23 2022 to Feb 17 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 0900-1630
Yes No
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Sunday 2100 until Thursday 16:30.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2 part-time physicians (alternating) working 4 days weekly, a full-time RN, social worker, medical office assistant.

Local Resources

Local laboratory (daily blood draws) and local x-ray (Tuesday and Thursday). Closest CT is in Campbell River which is about 3 hr drive. Closest hospitals are Port Hard and Port McNeill hospitals, about 45-min drive.

Emergency Framework

PTN Ambulance transfer to Port Hardy Hospital or Port McNeill Hospital; Air ambulance services to tertiary care hospitals.

Call Expectations

Sunday 2100 until Thursday 16:30.

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

No information specified.

EMR Information

EMR System

Cerner Ambulatory Care - IHealth

What training is provided for the EMR System

Training can be coordinated on the first day with the IHealth team (Island Health).

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


As per locum preference: face to face morning on day of arrival, telephone calls, email.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Use of clinician house with laundry and kitchen facilities.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

By car.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

F P Foods. Open daily. Distance: 600m.

Community Centre

a gym, a golf course, bike trails and outdoors activities.

Other Closest Amenities

Post office, library, coffee shop.