RGPLP - RGPLP Locum Assignment - FILLED

Role and Facility Information

General Family practice in a Rural Setting on Galiano Island, BC.

15 - 20 patient appointments per day.


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Nov 26 2018 to Dec 03 2018
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
09:00 am to 5:00 pm with a closure for Lunch between 12:00 and 1:00pm
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
Tuesday Nov 27th from 5:00pm to 08:00am .
Friday Nov 30th from 5:00pm to Dec 3rd, 08:00am.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 Physician, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 1 MOA.

Local Resources

Lab, Physio, Mental Health, Public Health, Home nursing., chiropractor. All these specialities are either weekly or monthly.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, Helipad, Water Taxi

Call Expectations

Weekend on-call coverage is from Friday night 5pm to 8am on Monday morning. All evening call from 5pm to 8am ( per locum assignment

CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information


EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training provided on the first day.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

MOA to greet in the Morning of first day, and provide information about the Island and a 2 hour tour of the clinic introducing all staff.


Handover booklet, passwords, keys, pager ( for on call) hands on orientation with the MOA. a Narcotic count will also take place on the first day.

Social Involvement

Information about the community and events is provided.

Clinic Policy

Patient on Opioids have agreements and strictly managed. Office urine drug screens available, and Medinet agreements in place.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Locum is required to contact Locums for Rural BC for accommodation bookings.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries with car as car is required for the Island.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Small convenience store and organic market (with great fresh produce). limited groceries avail at the Gas station.

Community Centre

Some of the activities available on Galliano Island: Golfing, hiking, beaches, sports fields.

Other Closest Amenities

Restaurants, ATM's, Gas station, Library, Art Gallery, Post Office, Bakery