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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Saddle Mountain Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Practitioner needed for weekend coverage at Arrow Lakes Hospital


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Weekend

Feb 17 2023 to Feb 20 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
ER Coverage Only
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
On call 18:00 Feb 17-08:00 Feb 20

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 Physicians, Receptionist, 2 MOA's and a Manager

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, physio, social worker, mental and public health , EOR, Home care, Mental Health team, X-ray, OT, Physio,. Other imaging investigations done at Trail, Nelson, Vernon, Revelstoke, Kelowna.

Emergency Framework

BC Ambulance Service provides coverage, including Air Ambulance services, heli-pad.

Call Expectations

1:4 days. 24 hours (1900-1900). Office appointments are rescheduled as required. Night call is from home.

CME Schedule

Advised if applicable.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Internist, Pediatrician, Othopedic, OB/Gyn, Chiropractor, Dietician, Respiratory

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

First 1/2 hour of assignment is for training by clinic manager.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

If locum needs orientation arrangements will be made with on-call doctor, locum package at beginning of assignment with free hot spring pass.


Conducted by clinic manager.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

Included in locum package.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

List of accommodations available upon request

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Personal vehicle only. No rental cars, taxis, or public transport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save on Foods: Mon-Sun: 8am-7pm.

Community Centre

Gym, arena, outdoor activities, ice rink.

Other Closest Amenities

Nakusp boasts multiple hot springs, a gym, full grocery store, multitude of restaurants, health food store, 2 banks, ski and bike shop, clothing stores, walking paths, parks and a great farmers market.