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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Port McNeill Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Locum coverage under the RGPLP program for a minimum of 5 days (clinic only or clinic+calls). Current vacancy so dates are flexible October through to December.

Small private practice in a rural community, with the support of the RN and MOA. Clinic hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, with a closure for lunch from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. You will work in the clinic, with 20 minute appointments per patient. Your first morning will be blocked off for orientation with the MOAs, and will include a tour and general information about the clinic. Your last afternoon will include ample administration time.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Oct 17 2022 to Mar 31 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Office hours are Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Dates are flexible and shared with 4 other GP's

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 physician, 1 nurse, access to social work, 1 MOA.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, pharmacy, mental health, social worker, dietetic consultants, physiotherapist.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, including air ambulance services.

Call Expectations

MOCAP Level 1, paid out after monthly submissions of the current month's hours at start of next month

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

4-6 weekly visits from specialists in General Surgery, ophthalmology (Spring, Summer and Fall), Pediatrics, Orthopedics.

10-12 weekly visits from Geriatrician.

Local Mental Health for tele-psych and in-person psychiatrist service planned.

EMR Information

EMR System

Profile by Intrahealth

What training is provided for the EMR System

Training provided on first day, onsite support from staff, guides, website info.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

MOAs welcome locum on first morning. They are given information about the community, keys, instructions for building procedures.


MOA's and RN will provide orientation to the clinic and information to support introduction to the hospital

Social Involvement

Some social programs, occasional events at Community Halls. There is a local private gym (CFL). There are numerous beautiful beaches and forest trails.

Kayaking, golfing, windsurfing and other outdoors activities.

Clinic Policy

N co-signing needed except for Narcotic triplicates.

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

Fly by Pacific Coastal Airlines to Port Hardy Airport.

Sail by BC ferries from Vancouver: Horseshoe Bay Departures to Nanaimo or from Port McNeill to Sointula and Alert Bay.

Car rental in Port Hardy.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

IGA Marketplace

Community Centre

No community center. Community Hall that offers various events.

Other Closest Amenities

CIBC banking and Coastal Community Credit union. Post office, community library, Devil's Bath Brew Pub, Mugz 2.0 coffee shop. Curling club and ice arena.