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High Priority

RSLP - URGENT - Psychiatry Specialist needed for Dawson Creek & District Hospital

Role and Facility Information

Provide on-call and inpatient services for a 15-bed regional adult psychiatric inpatient unit. There is an excellent working relationship with primary care physicians and mental health team. Dawson Creek and District Hospital is a full-service community hospital that provides service to Dawson Creek and surrounding communities. The hospital has 31 acute care beds. MSP Fee premium of 23.10%


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Feb 17 2023 to Feb 21 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
(0800) February 17 until (0800) February 21, 2023.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Psychiatry In-Patient Unit

Local Resources

Lab, maternity, blood bank, x-ray, ultrasound, CT, mammography, echocardiography, orthopedic and general surgery, pharmacy, extended care, home nursing, physio, occupational therapy, mental health and addictions, social workers.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

All 4 days for the NE Region based in Dawson Creek.

CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Yes clinic in the hospital

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

On-site training

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Arranged by the hospital


Hospital orientation arranged

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

Dawson Creek’s airport is serviced by AC and WJ. Fort St John airport 75 kms away serviced by AC, WJ and CMA. Both sites have vehicle rentals available.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Co-op, Dawson Creek Food Store, Safeway

Community Centre

Aquatic centre with pool, sauna, centre also has a climbing wall, major event centre for the North

Other Closest Amenities

11 banks and credit unions offering service