RGPLP - RGPLP - Locum Assignment (Filled)

Role and Facility Information

Off the weekend of Jan 19 and 20/19


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Jan 15 2019 to Feb 01 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
Evening On-Call: (1700-0830) On Jan 16, 17, 22, 25, 28, 30, 31
24hrs On-Call: (0830-0830) on Jan 26, 27
Assignment ends on February 1 at 0830.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2 Physicians, office staff, 3 nurses, lab/xray technician

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, mammography, pharmacy, home nursing, mental health and addictions.

Emergency Framework

On call basis.

Call Expectations

On call shared with second physician 7/14 days.

CME Schedule

No information specified.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Psychiatric visits

Dental visits

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

On site and computer help

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Tour of facility and introduction to staff


Booklet and discussion with physician and office staff

Social Involvement

Isolated community where you can enjoy winter outdoor activities such as cross country skiing, snow mobile riding, and hockey. Ice fishing is popular.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

To ensure full reimbursement, contact the Locums office to assist with all travel arrangements, based on the government accommodations rate. For more information, email travel@locumsruralbc.ca or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

There is no public transportation to Dease Lake. Must fly to either Smithers, Terrace in BC or Whitehorse in the Yukon to rent a vehicle and drive to Dease Lake. Depending on road conditions, it is a 7-8 hour drive.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

There is one grocery store

Community Centre

No information specified.

Other Closest Amenities

Post office, no bank but ATM in the grocery store, No sit down restaurants but the deli in the grocery store open year round with tables. A pizza parlor with tables in one of the two motels in town is open from 17:00 to 21:00 daily.