RGPLP - covered by Dr. Graham Bergstra

Role and Facility Information

Locum coverage in clinic and hospital providing Family Practice and FP Emergency coverage. On Call depends on the number of physicians on site that week - either 1:3 or 1:4. Weekend on call is for both Saturday and Sunday, but call is light generally.


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.

APP Communities under the Rural GP Locum Program Only
Communities funded under an Alternative Payment Program (APP) clinical service contract stipulate a 50/50 split for all third-party payments (50% of the claim paid to the Health Authority/agencies; 50% of the payment returned the APP). Rural GP Locums will receive their daily rate, plus 60% of the 50% third-party payment(s) received by the Health Authority. Any third-party payments will be paid directly to the locum by the Host Physician/clinic or Health Authority.

Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Mar 19 2018 to Mar 31 2018
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday clinic 8:30 - 5:00.
Assignment ends March 31st at 0800.
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
TBD 1:3 or 1:4

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Hospital and Clinic are in one building

5 physicians, 1 full time and 4 part time. Staffing at 3 – 4 physicians per day. 3 doctors/patient exam rooms

Local Resources

Lab, X-Ray, Pharmacy. Ambulance is on site

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, shared cell phone, radio pager provided

Call Expectations

1:3 on call schedule with one physician covering Saturday and Sunday call

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Endocrinology, ENT, Geriatrics, Opthalmology, OB/GYN, Plastic Surgery, Psyciatry, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Nephrology

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

First day on-site training

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Prior to arrival you receive a hospital/clinic orientation pkg, community info and Locum FAQ by the Manager


On-site full orientation on first day, keys, passwords, contact lists, etc provided on arrival

Social Involvement

No information specified

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

1 bdrm modular duplex or 1 bdrm apartment close to hospital and clinic. Both equipped with kitchen, utensils, bedding, furniture, laundry, TV with satellite or cable service and VCR. No radio or DVD player. Internet provided in duplex.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Pacific Coastal Airlines

Sail via BC Ferries

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Closes at 5:00 pm. Café. Water ferry to Shearwater for nice restaurant

Community Centre

Small workout gym in local hall

Other Closest Amenities

4 mountain bikes, 2 kayaks are available for use. Fishing, hiking, view of ocean