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RGPLP - General Practitioner Weekend Only needed for Pender Island Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

General Practitioner required for Weekend ON CALL December 24, 2021 to December 27, 2021 on Pender Island. The Locum does require you to be the ON CALL DOCTOR by phone only for Galiano and Mayne Island as well. Accommodation provided.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Weekend

Dec 24 2021 to Dec 27 2021
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
No Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Start 5:00 PM Dec. 24 and end 8:00 AM Dec. 27

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

3 doctors (two doctors share 1 FTE) , 1 NP, office staff

Local Resources

Residential care, anesthesiology, minor surgery, lab, x-ray, physio, mental and public health, social worker, optometry, massage,. community nurse, chiropractor.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, community paramedic, first responders.

Call Expectations

On call - 24 hours some weekdays and weekends.

CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Specialists in Victoria: Cardio, gastro, ent, ophth, phsych, geriatric, neuro, etc.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

1 hour orientation with other doctor, ongoing support from MOA

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Handbook with info about community facilities and recreation including hiking trails.


Doctors and MOA provide orientation. Binder provided with info and instructions, passwords, keys and tour of clinic and services provided.

Social Involvement

MOA staff well versed on local activities such as theatre, music, sporting events to inform locum and to answer any questions.

Clinic Policy


Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

2 bedroom cottage with wrap around deck overlooking Browning Harbour. 5 minute drive from clinic.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail by BC ferries and by car. Taxis and public bus.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

True Value Grocery store, Southbridge grocery store, medicine beach garden.

Community Centre

Kayaking, theatre, gym.

Other Closest Amenities

Island Savings, post office, library, pub, gold course, Jo's Place restaurant, pharmacy.