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RGPLP - URGENT - General Practitioner needed for Hornby Island Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Urgent physician coverage is required between Sept 16 and Sept 25.

The RGPLP can confirm any of the following periods:

(1) Able to cover a minimum 5-day(+) assignment

(2) Long weekend Friday, Sep 16 (1800) until Tuesday, Sep 20 (1000)

(3) Next weekend Friday, Sept 23 (1800) until Monday, Sept 25 (1000)

Please contact Mr. Evan Humphreys at 250-230-0141 during the long weekend.

Or contact LRBC during business hours on Tuesday, September 20.

Accommodation options on Hornby Island:

Home Port Haven - Contact Jean at 250-897-8564.

Vano's Cabin - Contact Vano at: 250-335-2060.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Sep 15 2022 to Sep 25 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9-12 and 1-5
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
all during coverage

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 Physician, 1 Rural Remote Nurse.

Local Resources

Lab, Mental Health, Public Health.

Emergency Framework

Volunteer first responders connect to BC Ambulance and Denman Island

Call Expectations

9:30 am - 4:00 pm, evenings and weekends.

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information


EMR Information

EMR System

None (paper based)

What training is provided for the EMR System

Not applicable.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified


Emailing, face to face and a folder of information is provided.

Social Involvement

Local staff include locums in community events, activities and services.

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Locum is eligible to claim accommodation with the program in accordance with the BC gov't listing.

LRBC recommends requesting a "pre-approval" prior to booking the accommodation.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries from Buckley bay

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Hornby Island co-op and Fords Cove store

Community Centre

Hiking, beaches.

Other Closest Amenities

No information specified