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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Cortes Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

please choose one or more weeks from these possible dates- Come work on our beautiful island! Friendly patients, full time nurse, visiting social worker and mental health nurse. Clinic 9-5pm. Patients 9-4pm. Klahoose First Nations outreach clinic every other Tuesday. *Very very occasional after hours coverage as needed (ie - home visits, palliative care), phone advice as per college mandate. Critical patients are managed by 911 independently and taken off island. We have a beautiful 3 bedroom private cabin, pls arrange accommodation through us.


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Jun 19 2023 to Jun 30 2023
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00-16:00
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About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 physician, 1 Registered Nurse, MOA's, 1 visiting SW, 1 visiting MH nurse, 2 exam rooms, telehealth, treatment room & satellite pharmacy

Local Resources

Community paramedic, lab 2x per week, massage therapy and acupuncture on island

Emergency Framework

BC Ambulance service including helipad for medevac.

Call Expectations

college mandated phone advice availability with call forwarding.

CME Schedule

Rural rounds available remotely.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Mental Health and Addictions counselor arrives bi-weekly

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Onsite support with staff

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Locum information binder


MOA provides 1 hour training first day of assignment.

Social Involvement

Community website - Cortes Tideline

Clinic Policy

Opiod contracts and policies, transfer policy with PTN

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Accommodation is provided by Group of physicians - please do not claim accommodation expenses through RGPLP. 3 Brm House in cortes bay is about a 10 minute drive to the clinic. Wifi included. Limited cell service on island.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries. You must bring your own vehicle as there is no public transportation.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

1 General Store and 1 Natural Food Store & Cafe within walking distance.

Community Centre

Community Hall has occasional events.

Other Closest Amenities

Post office, library, restaurant all require vehicle - forest and beach hiking trails within walking distance.