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

RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Chemainus Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Office hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon. - Fri.

One day a week you will be On Call - 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. and will require admitting privileges at Cowichan District Hsp. to include Enhanced Skills/RE: Emergency


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Oct 30 2017 to Nov 10 2017
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Mon. - Fri. Office Hours 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. One day in every five there will be an " ON CALL" shift at the Chemainus Healthcare Centre Emergency - the day of call is work from 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Yes No
On Call Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. one day per five day work week

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 Physicians, office manager, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, Maternity, Blood Bank, X-ray, CT, Mammography, Physio, Pharmacy, Social Workers, Mental Health, Public Health, Home Nursing.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

7:30 am - 10:30 pm

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

All types of specialists are available.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

Locums are given an introduction to the EMR system on the first day.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


Passwords, keys and face to face orientation is provided upon the locum's arrival by the office manager along with basic training of the EMR system.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

There is a hotel, motel and multiple B&B's available that are equipped with laundry and kitchenette facilities.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada to Nanaimo Airport.

Sail via BC Ferries to Nanaimo and Swartz Bay (near Victoria).

Bus via Greyhound Canada.

Car rentals are available from Nanaimo and Victoria.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

No information specified.

Community Centre

Murals around town, golfing, pool, exercise facilities, live theatre, biking/hiking trails.

Other Closest Amenities

Restaurants, banks.