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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Cascade Medical Centre

Role and Facility Information

GP needed for one or more weeks (or weekend ER coverage) at Cascade Medical Centre/Princeton General Hospital. Dates are flexible. In person clinic each day along with phone appointments, 24 hour ER shifts as assigned. Forms, paperwork and tasks as assigned.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Apr 01 2022 to Mar 31 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday (0900-1630)
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
24 ER shifts as determined by on call schedule based on dates of locum assignment

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

We are currently staffed with 5 GP’s as well as a full complement of medical office assistants. Our clinic is running 7 exam rooms.

Local Resources

PGH contains lab, x-ray, physiotherapy, emergency services, social work, mental health counselor, community care nursing and public health. Patients also have access to Community Paramedicine, a Community Support worker and physio.

Emergency Framework

24/7 ER at PGH which is attached to the clinic. BCAS station located across the parking lot.

Call Expectations

ER call rotations are 1:5 with rotating weekends. Shifts are 24 hours from 8am to 8am the following day.

CME Schedule

No formal CME schedule. Locums included automatically in any CME opportunities during their stay.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Urology, Nephrology, Respirology, Respiratory Therapists, Methadone Addictions, Action Orthotics ,Arthritis clinician. MH counselors, Social worker 3/days a week, IH physio at hospital.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

Orientation with clinic staff and Med Access Tutorials if needed.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

The locum physician is greeted by clinic staff and given orientation as well as a site tour and introduction to all the practitioners in the clinic. New locums to Princeton receive a welcome basket with fresh produce, baked goods and several offers/gift certificates for local services presented by the mayor or council on the first day.


Clinic staff schedule time to orientate the locum on clinic processes and the EMR,. Orientation takes place in the clinic staff room.

Social Involvement

We often find out the interests of our locums and then assist them in the logistics of the activity (ie directions, getting in touch with a local to guide or take the locum out). The town of Princeton and community members provides a welcome basket to all new locums to the community which often contains gift certificates at times to local services/recreation opportunities, homemade preserves or pastries and fruit from the local Save-On Foods.

Clinic Policy

Opioid agreements in place for chronic pain patients

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Furnished Locum apartment available with laundry and kitchen facilities, wifi and walking distance to the hospital/clinic.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Personal vehicle is the optimal mode of transportation, however there is a taxi and community bus available.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save On Foods

Community Centre

Fishing, camping, hiking, skating, gold panning, golfing, kayaking, biking, outdoor motorsports or trails of China Ridge on foot, ski or snowshoe, arena, curling arena, museum, Community Theatre public library or two fitness centres.

Other Closest Amenities

CIBC and Valley First Credit Union

Restaurants: Princeton offers many different types of cuisine, including: Japanese, Italian, Greek, Chinese and of course Western cuisine. Library, post office, hardware and gift stores, coffee shops