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High Priority

RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for New Denver Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Flexible for either Dec 1-11 or Dec 22-31 to cover for absent physician in a one-in-three arrangement. Each physician covers practice and low-volume ER for approx 10 days per month. Second, resident physician will be in town and in office part-time covering a separate vacant NP practice. willing to assist if busy, give advice etc. also some willingness to take call for a day or two if locum has been busy and needs a rest (unusual )


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Dec 01 2022 to Dec 31 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Mon to Fri 0900-1200, 1300-1700
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
On-call for the duration of the locum- current ER hours 0800-2000hr. May have reverted to 24 hour ER by this time.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2 physicians, 1 nurse practitioner, office staff.

Local Resources

On site lab and xray several mornings/week. istat after hours and some x-ray call back availability. PT, OT, and mental health have weekly hours on site. Full time HCCN on site.

Emergency Framework

24/7 ER with on site RN, one trauma bed, 2 holding beds. Ambulance services located in same building. Typically 2-10 ER visits per day. Varies by season.

Call Expectations

1 in 2 ( relatively low volume- 2-8 per day typically)

CME Schedule

UBC and IH Video CME available

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Gen Surg, Ortho, Urology, Plastics, OB/Gyn, Ophth, Int Med/ICU in Trail. Int Med, OB/Gyn, Ophth, Peds in Nelson. Telehealth capability on site.

EMR Information

EMR System

Intrahealth Profile

What training is provided for the EMR System

Interior Health provides a formal package and informal mentoring from resident physician available also.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Resident physician will welcome you, show you the nearby apartment.


Provided by resident physician who will tour the facility with you and answer any questions.

Social Involvement

Excellent recreational activities in area with many staff willing to show you the trails, lend you a kayak etc..

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Suite apartment, queen bed, full kitchen, bathroom with shower, with wi-fi, satellite TV on hospital property provided.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly by Air Canada Jazz to Castlegar Airport.

Car rentals are available at the airport

Note that flight cancellations are frequent in winter due to visibility.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

New Market Foods. Mon-Sun: 8 am - 6 pm. Distance: 1km.

Community Centre

Outdoors activities.

Other Closest Amenities

Restaurants, Kootenay's Savings credit union, cafes, liquor store, post office in village. World class skiing, mountain biking, water sports. Active little arts community.