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RGPLP - Locum for Pender Island Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Flexible dates to cover physician vacancy between Dec 15, 2022 and Mar 31, 2023.

(Maximum of 38 days)

Terms

Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Dec 15 2022 to Mar 31 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Weekdays - 1700hrs to 0800hrs
Weekends 1700hrs Friday to 0800hrs Monday

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2.5 FTE physicians positions (share by 3 GPs)

1 Nurse Practitioner

MOA Team

Local Resources

On-site: phlebotomist 2 mornings a week, Island Health Community Health Services (community care nurses and home support), dental practice, weekly audiologist, weekly Public Health Nurse, chiropractor, RMT, mental health counselling. Physio on-island

Emergency Framework

BCEHS Ambulance, volunteer First Responders/Fire Department.

Patients requiring urgent transfer are taken by BCEHS water taxi or helicopter

Call Expectations

Rotating call via MOCAP.

Generally, one evening per week (1700hrs to 0800hrs) and one weekend per month (Friday 1700hrs to Monday 0800hrs)

Locums must use their own cell phone, no pager avaiable.

CME Schedule

n/a

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

n/a

Telephone consultation with Emergency Medicine and specialists via Victoria based hospital on-call roster.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access (Telus)

What training is provided for the EMR System

Minimum 1 hour orientation with on-site medical practitioner and ongoing support from MOA team

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Tour of health centre and medical clinic. Medical practitioners and MOA team available for local knowledge and clinic resources.

Orientation

A portion of the first morning is booked for orientation. Locums are provided with a binder of info, passwords, instructions, keys and building information.

Social Involvement

Weekly Community Market (seasonal produce, arts & crafts), community choir and theatre, church services, public 9-hole golf course, Legion dinners and activities.

The island has many ocean settings from beach to bluff and numerous well maintained hiking trails. There is a seasonal swimming in a small lake and ready access to water based activities such as kayaking and SUP

Clinic Policy

n/a

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Clinic staff can provide information on vacation rentals, "air bnb", BnB, etc. that fall within LRBC reimbursement costs. Travel and accommodation covered by LRBC.

On-island commercial accommodation (hotels) exceed LRBC limits.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Personal Vehicle.

BC ferries: regular service to Victoria and Vancouver. SeaAir for scheduled, but weather dependent, float plane service to YVR (south terminal). On-island, day-time & evening taxi service. No local car rental or bus service.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Large well-stocked grocery store, 2 smaller specialty food stores and numerous road-side farm market stands (seasonal)

Community Centre

Community Hall offers drop in activities and exercise classes, Access to outside tennis courts can be arranged. Community use of local school field and playground. Well groomed baseball field. Year-round outside pool & hot-tub at local resort.

Other Closest Amenities

Canada Post, insurance office, ATMs, library, museum, pharmacy, bookstore, lumberyard & hardware store, local galleries, family style restaurants & bistro (seasonal hours), local pub, resort dining.

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