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

RGPLP - Dr. Christopher Gooch to fill this long weekend assignment.

Role and Facility Information

Nakusp is currently looking for a locum to cover at Arrow Lakes Hospital for New Years weekend. You will be on-call from Friday at 1800 to Tuesday at 0800. Regular locum program rates for a long weekend ( information regarding additional payment will be discussed - Please contact LRBC if interested in this posting, and ask to be referred)

Last year our ED saw 6 patients on New Years Eve and 7 on New Years day so the weekend should be fairly quiet.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Weekend

Dec 29 2017 to Jan 02 2018
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
No office hours
No Yes
On Call Hours
Friday 1800 to Tuesday 0800

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 physicians, 4.5 office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, physio, social worker, mental and public health. Other imaging investigations done at Trail, Nelson, Vernon, Revelstoke, Kelowna.

Emergency Framework

BC Ambulance Service provides coverage, including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

1:4 days. 24 hours (8 am - 8am). Office appointments are rescheduled as required. Night call is from home. There is a call room available if needed (located near the lab).

CME Schedule

Advised if applicable.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

No information specified.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

First 1/2 hour of assignment is for training by clinic manager.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Tours, and a letter from their mayor with hot spring free pass.


Locum package printed, passwords.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Use of house with laundry and kitchen.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Personal vehicle.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Overwaitea Foods. Mon-Sun: 8am-7pm.

Community Centre

Gym, arena, outdoor activities.

Other Closest Amenities

Found in Locum package sent prior to assignment