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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Cortes Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

ome work on our beautiful island! Clinic 9-5pm. Patients 9-4pm. Klahoose First Nations outreach clinic every other Tuesday. *Occasional after hours coverage as needed (ie - home visits, palliative care) phone advice as per college mandate. Locums are asked to kindly provide a contact number to our community paramedic, to be available in the rare case there's an emergency in which the physician would be helpful (the majority of patients are managed by our paramedic team who will first consult with the remote transport physician, and take patients off island). Critical patients are managed by 911 and taken off island. Locum can be split to provide coverage for one of any of these weeks


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Jul 25 2022 to Aug 05 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
clinic 9-5, patients 9-4
No No

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 physician, 1 Registered Nurse, MOA's, 2 exam rooms, telehealth, treatment room & pharmacy

Local Resources

Community paramedic, lab 2x per week, massage therapy and acupuncture on island

Emergency Framework

BC Ambulance service including helipad for medevac.

Call Expectations


CME Schedule

Rural rounds available remotely.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Mental Health and Addictions counselor arrives bi-weekly

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Onsite support with staff

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Locum information binder


MOA provides 1 hour training first day of assignment.

Social Involvement

Community website - Cortes Tideline

Clinic Policy

Opiod contracts and policies, transfer policy with PTN

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

from July 22/22-September /22 the cortes physicians do not have accommodation to provide. please book own accommodation through RGPLP during these dates. Limited cell service on island.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries. You must bring your own vehicle as there is no public transportation.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

1 General Store and 1 Natural Food Store & Cafe within walking distance.

Community Centre

Community Hall has occasional events.

Other Closest Amenities

Post office, library, restaurant all require vehicle - forest and beach hiking trails within walking distance.