RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Sparwood Primary Health Care

Role and Facility Information

ER coverage.

1800 Friday until 0800 Tuesday.

ER open 0800-1900 daily. Urgent telephone advice only 1900-0800.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the weekend flat rate for Sparwood is $2,844. Long weekend coverage + 1 daily rate $1,045 for covering Monday, October 14th statutory holiday (Thanksgiving). TOTAL for long weekend coverage in Sparwood: $3,889. ***


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Weekend

Oct 11 2019 to Oct 15 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
1800 Friday until 0800 Tuesday
ER open 0800-1900 daily. Urgent telephone advice only 1900-0800
No Yes
On Call Hours
1800 Friday until 0800 Tuesday
ER open 0800-1900 daily. Urgent telephone advice only 1900-0800

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

3 FTE physicians, nurses, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, public and mental health, diabetic educator, urgent care, dialysis, pharmacy, physio, social workers, immunization services, postpartum and prenatal services, electrocardiogram.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance services, emergency room.

Call Expectations

Call 1 in 5. 8:00 am - 9:00 am and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Locum must carry a phone from 7:00 pm to 8:00 am for urgent telephone advice.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Contact list of specialists available to locums upon arrival.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training upon arrival with IT staff.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Welcome package and key to accommodations provided in Emergency upon arrival.


Staff orients locum upon arrival.

Clinic Policy

Provided upon arrival.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

An apartment is provided across the street from the hospital if the locum wishes. Key to apartment is picked up at Emergency upon arrival.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly to Canadian Rockies International Airport at Cranbrook.

Car rentals available at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save-On-Foods 0.5 km from Clinic.

Community Centre

A free pass to the rec centre available upon request.

Other Closest Amenities

Fantastic mountain biking, fishing, golf, hiking in Elk Valley and Fernie.

Library, 2 pharmacies, RBC and CIBC banks.