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RSLP - Psychiatry Specialist needed for East Kootenay Regional Hospital

Role and Facility Information

You will cover a 12-bed inpatient unit & be oncall, accepting referrals or providing consults to community ERs' referrals. The No of phone calls & referrals & consults you might get every 24-hrs varies between 0-10 (the outliers are of course rare). I will be on holiday with no access to internet 3-26 Feb 2023. Please email our admin colleagues at: & You do not need to accept the whole 11 days; you can accept to do any number of days you wish, ranging from 2 to 11. During the period of 1-16 of Feb, I am oncall for 11 days. You will cover those days. You can do this period interrupted or continuously; for exact dates, pls also liaise with my colleague, Dr Shope:


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Apr 01 2023 to Apr 16 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
No clinics. Inpatient (12 beds) coverage 9.00-17.00 weekdays. Oncall: covering inpatients & [[ER in EKRH, communities ER, referrals & Liaison referrals. In total averaging 0-7 a day]]. Writing up the faxed prescriptions from pharmacies.
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
The whole time 24/7.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition


Local Resources

X-ray, Mammography, CT, Ultrasound, Bone Densitometry, MRI

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

As above.

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

No information specified

EMR Information

EMR System

Meditech. Access will be provided.

What training is provided for the EMR System

No information specified

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified


No information specified

Social Involvement

No information specified

Clinic Policy

No information specified

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 via Air Canada and Pacific Coastal Airlines to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport, or drive.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Major city amenities.

Community Centre

No information specified

Other Closest Amenities

Major city amenities.