RGPLP - covered by Dr. Alison Leighton

Role and Facility Information

Per referral message:

Please extend locum coverage to Dec 12.

On call dates will be: Nov 29 (0900-0900) and Dec 5 (0900 - 0900).

Weekend on call: Dec 8 (0900) until Dec 11 (0900).


Per Diem Rate for RGPLP

Daily Rate

Per 24 hours

communities - $900.00

Weekend Coverage

Fri 18:00 to Monday 08:00

communities - $2,450.00

Please note:
In the event of a weekend, including a statutory holiday, payment will be a calculation of the weekend rate plus one day of the daily rate based on community type.

Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Nov 27 2017 to Dec 10 2017
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Mon - Fir 1000-1700, lunch 1300-1400
Yes Yes
On Call Hours

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 physicians, primary care nurse, integrated health team (mental health, social work, diabetic education), excellent office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, ER ultrasound, trauma room, ambulatory care, 10 bed ward, pharmacy, mental health, social worker, diabetetic consultants, physiotherapist, telehealth

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, including air ambulance services.

Call Expectations

for this locum 1 day in 4; 1 weekend . MOCAP and REEF incentives

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgeon, General Surgeon, Pediatrician - as their schedule allows

EMR Information

EMR System

Profile by IntraHealth

What training is provided for the EMR System

Office staff will train

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Local physician will orient to the hospital

Office staff will orient to the clinic


As above

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does 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 travel@locumsruralbc.ca or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly by Pacific Coastal Airlines to Port Hardy Airport.

Sail by BC ferries from Vancouver: Horseshoe Bay Departures to Nanaimo or from Port McNeill to Sointula and Alert Bay.

Car rental in Port Hardy.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store


Community Centre

Many outdoor activities this time of year including: Mt Cain powder skiing, fishing, hiking/walking trails. Hockey, curling, swimming (Port Hardy), indoor community sports as per community schedules

Other Closest Amenities

CIBC banking. Coast Community Credit Union. Restaurants/pubs. Pharmacy. Vancouver Island Regional Library, community theatre, kids in motion,