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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Chemainus Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Family Practice office setting, with patients also in the Long Term Care Facility across the street. There are potential opportunities for working on call in the Urgent Care Centre if interested. Emergency skills are only required (and CMPA 73) if you pick up shifts at the UCC. Hours 08:00am-14:00 or 14:00-20:00.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Nov 03 2022 to Nov 18 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
0930-1600 Mon to Friday
No No
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Friday Nov 4 (0730-2200);
Saturday Nov 5 - rounds at CDH;
Thursday Nov 10 (0730-2200);
Wednesday Nov 16 (0730-2200);
Shifts may be split -- 0730-1500 or 1500-2200.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 Physicians, office manager, office staff

Local Resources

Lab, X-ray, CT, Pharmacy, Social Workers, Mental Health, Public Health, Home Nursing.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

only if interested 08:00am-14:00 and 14:00-20:00

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

All types of specialists are available.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

Locums are given an introduction to the EMR system on the first day.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


Passwords, keys and face to face orientation is provided upon the locum's arrival by the office manager along with basic training of the EMR system.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Accommodation and car rental, if required, will be the responsibility of the Host physician or Health Authority for all ā€œCā€ and ā€œDā€ communities on the RSA Communities Designation list. LRBC will reimburse for travel to and from the locum community

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada to Nanaimo Airport.

Sail via BC Ferries to Nanaimo and Swartz Bay (near Victoria).

Bus via Greyhound Canada.

Car rentals are available from Nanaimo and Victoria.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

No information specified.

Community Centre

Murals around town, golfing, pool, exercise facilities, live theatre, biking/hiking trails.

Other Closest Amenities

Restaurants, banks.