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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Chemainus Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Full service family practice in Chemainus. Sea side tourist town with plenty of amenities. clinic has 4 other MD's and a NP. Also SW is attached to the practice.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

May 22 2023 to Jun 09 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
office is 3 days a week with UC shift (6 or 12 hr) once a week is an option or 4 days in office. Office is 0930-0400. UC 8-2 or 2-8
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About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 Physicians, office manager, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, Maternity, Blood Bank, X-ray, CT, Mammography, Physio, Pharmacy, Social Workers, Mental Health, Public Health, Home Nursing.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

UC shift available 8-2, 2-8 or 12 hrs

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

All types of specialists are available.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

Locums are given an introduction to the EMR system on the first day.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


Access to EMR set up ahead of time and tour by host MD available week prior to locum.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Accommodation and car rental, if required, will be the responsibility of the Host physician or Health Authority for all ā€œCā€ and ā€œDā€ communities on the RSA Communities Designation list. LRBC will reimburse for travel to and from the locum community

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada to Nanaimo Airport.

Sail via BC Ferries to Nanaimo and Swartz Bay (near Victoria).

Bus via Greyhound Canada.

Car rentals are available from Nanaimo and Victoria.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

No information specified.

Community Centre

Murals around town, golfing, pool, exercise facilities, live theatre, biking/hiking trails., kayaking, boating,

Other Closest Amenities

Restaurants, banks.