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RSLP - Internal Medicine Specialist at Sechelt Hospital

Role and Facility Information

The beautiful lower Sunshine Coast is an idyllic location for a locum. The Sunshine Coast is made up of seaside towns and is a rural area located a short 45 minute ferry ride from West Vancouver. There is easy access to extensive outdoor activities ranging from hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and cross country skiing. Sechelt Hospital is a modern facility with an updated ambulatory care unit and a four bed critical care unit. The residing internists provide inpatient and outpatient consultations and exercise stress testing and also hold teaching appointments through UBC. Call is presently Level 1 with each internist on call 1:3. Locum accommodation can often be facilitated. Seven (7) day locums are typical but can be longer or shorter.


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Apr 17 2023 to Sep 30 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
11-4 pm
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
24 hour call, days can be of locum's choosing

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Three general internists share an office in downtown Sechelt, a three-minute drive from the hospital. We have excellent staff who are very supportive.

Local Resources

Maternity, lab, blood bank, x-ray, ultrasound, CT, mammography, fluoroscop, pharmacy, extended care, home nursing, physio, occupational therapy, mental health and addictions, social workers. Anesthesiology on-call.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

One in three call, with specific dates flexible. We invite you to contact us to discuss the general workload of call.

CME Schedule

Morning rounds on the third and fourth Fridays of the month.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Visiting specialists in rheumatology, dermatology, respirology, neurology, urology, and more.

EMR Information

EMR System

Plexia in clinic, CST Cerner PowerChart in hospital

What training is provided for the EMR System

Health authority training for Cerner will be needed, if not previously completed.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


No information specified.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Sechelt is a ā€œCā€ level community on the RSA Communities Designation list. We can often facilitate accommodation for locums. LRBC will reimburse for travel to and from the locum community.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries or fly via Harbour Air or Sunshine Coast Air. Car rentals available in town, close to the seaplane arrivals.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

City facilities available.

Community Centre

Modern community centre available with pool and weight room.

Other Closest Amenities

City facilities available.