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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

To cover Dr. Raymond's vacation


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Jul 11 2022 to Jul 15 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Yes No
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
July 13, 2022

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Outpatient, emerg, in-hospital care, 16 beds, 8 for long-term care,low-risk obstetrics. Cancer Care, 4 physicians. PCAs assist patient intake & basic assessments, reports, follow-up, patient flow,8 exam rooms. Outreach clinics in Sandpit & Skidegate

Local Resources

Obstetrics, public and mental health, social work, midwife, lab, blood bank, x-ray, mammography, diabetics education, physiotherapy, pharmacy, ultrasound. There is no surgery or anaesthesia on Haida Gwaii

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including air ambulance transfers to secondary or tertiary centres usually take three hours from initiation of transfer to get to the regional hospital in Prince Rupert.

Call Expectations

Call is 1:4

24 hour call Monday - Thur - 0800-0800

Day Call Friday 0800-1800

Wekkend Call Friday 1800-Monday 0800

CME Schedule

CME is on Fridays 12 -1 with lunch served for our Physicians. weekly topics can be found at -

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Allergenist, Audiology, Cardiology, Child Psychiatry, Dermatology, Endo, ENT, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neuro, Obstetrics & Gyne, Ophtha, Optometry, Ortho, Peds, Podiatry,Psychiatry,Rheumatology Can connect with specialists using videolink.

EMR Information

EMR System

MOIS please contact Administration to be set up on this system

What training is provided for the EMR System

Training for QC MOIS will be scheduled for prior to your first patients, usually 9am on your first day or day prior to start of locum. EMR training is done distantly with a skilled trainers via Skype on at Northern Health Computer.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Welcome package is emailed to Physicians prior to arrival and is available from Administration on site or at the nurses station on level 2 if the locum will be arriving after regular work hours ( M-F 8-4:30).


An introduction and orientation meeting with your Host Physician, Chief of Staff or Administrative Assistant will be scheduled, normal at 8 or 8:30 on your first day. Prior to your arrival Administration will provide New NH Medical Staff with an orientation manual via email to act as a resource . The checklist provided in this manual is meant to guide a new NH Medical Staff members’ initial orientation.

Social Involvement

The Islands are home to 3 municipal and 2 Haida villages and more than a few eclectic settlements. We're known for our hospitality and generosity so don't be surprised if you're invited over to a beach fire for the evening or someone goes the 'extra mile' for you - that's just island life. Come on over for a visit!

Clinic Policy

Site specific policy's are available on-site

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

To ensure full reimbursement, contact the Locums office to assist with all travel arrangements, based on the government accommodations rate. For more information, email or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

As we are a rural and remote community your choices are limited to either Ferry or Air. The method you use mainly depends on where you will be traveling from and if you would like to have your own vehicle while on Haida Gwaii.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Isabel Creek Store. Mon to Sat 10 am -5:30 pm. Distance: 280 m.

We have to main grocery store City Center located in Queen Charlotte and Gwaii Co-op located a 10min drive from the Hospital in Skidegate. Please note both grocery store close a 6pm.

Community Centre

Fishing, sea kayaking, surfing,mountain biking, hiking, beachcombing. Gwaii Haanas National Park, Haida Heritage Site can be reached by tour boat, kayak or plane. Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay, Haida Gwaii Museum in Skidegate.

Other Closest Amenities

Services: Marina, Visitor Centre, Laundromat, Library, Grocery Stores, Taxi, Car Rental, Fishing Charters, Liquor Store, Gas Stations, Post Office. - Love Haida Gwaii / -Go Haida Gwaii