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RGPLP - Physician Shortage - South Similkameen Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

Dates are flexible. Clinical and On Call days available.

Currently ER is operating at reduced hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm (usually available on call 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week)

Details can be discussed with site.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Apr 06 2022 to May 31 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
No No

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 Physicians, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, X-ray, Extended Care, Home Care Nursing, Dietitian, Physio, Mental Health and Addictions, Social Worker, Diabetic Nurse Educator.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

Currently ER is operating at reduced hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Other physician(s) on site during office hours Mon-Fri 8 am to 4 pm.

CME Schedule

As needed.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information


EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access (Telus)

What training is provided for the EMR System

As needed. Peer support if requested.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Greeted by office staff upon arrival.


Oriented by RN. Very casual, email, face to face, or phone, as required.

Social Involvement

As required / organized.

Clinic Policy

Flexible and supportive.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Details can be discussed with site.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada to Penticton Regional Airport.

Car Rentals National and Budget are located at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Within walking distance from accommodations.

Community Centre

Local community centre with gym, climbing wall, raquet sports, and bowling.

Other Closest Amenities

Bank with ATM, post office, wineries. Hiking, golfing, skiing, fishing.