The Locum for Rural BC office will be closed on Friday, July 20th from 12.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

RGPLP - Locum GP needed for Fort St. James Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Regular office hours are Monday to Friday 0900-1600

On call hours are 0800-0800. On call dates can be discussed with clinic administration.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Aug 14 2017 to Aug 21 2017
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 0900-1600.
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
On call days TBD - potentially Aug 15, 16, 19, 20 On call hours 0800-0800.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5.5 Physicians, and supporting office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, pharmacy, extended care, home nursing, dietetics, mental health and addictions, social workers.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

Permanent physicians work a rotation of 1:6 with 24 hours on call from 8am to 8am

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Quarterly visits from specialists practicing in physical medicine & rehab, dermatology and internal medicine. Regular weekly telehealth visits with a rheumatologist.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training is provided on the first day by IT, clinic physicians will also provide assistance as necessary

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Locums are met by clinic staff on day of arrival. They are given a quick tour of town and shown where the clinic and hospital are located. They are then shown to the locum accommodation.


First morning orientated at hospital by the on call physician. Then clinic orientation and MOIS training.

Social Involvement

Locum receives pass to local gym (MXV Gym)

Clinic Policy

Regular office hours are Mon-Fri 9am-4pm closed 12pm-1pm for lunch, closed all statutory holidays.

Appointments are booked at 15 or 20 minutes intervals

Acute Care Clinic is operated daily from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. Physicians all rotate through the acute care clinic, with one physician in the morning and one in the afternoon being responsible for the patients

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

A fully furnished 3 bedroom condo, with great views of Stuart Lake and its amazing sunsets.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada, West Jet, Northern Thunderbird Air and Central Mountain Air to Prince George Airport.

Car Rentals National and Budget are located at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Sana'aih Market & Overwaitea

Community Centre

Hiking, golfing, lakes, tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields. Outdoor activities: hiking, mountain biking, off-roading and jogging. Stuart Lake offers opportunities for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and swimming.

Other Closest Amenities

Banks with ATMs, Petro Canada, Fas Gas, Suspenders General Store, pharmacy, retail shopping, Pet boarding, Drop in Basketball, soccer and ice hockey, Winter activities: curling rink, and downhill and x-country skiing.