High Priority

RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Burns Lake Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Locum needed for a vacancy coverage (min. 5 days as per RGPLP policy).

Monday to Friday. 0915 to 1115 and 1300 to 1600 hours

On Call: TBD as per locum availability and the hospital on call rota.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the new daily rate is $1110. ***


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Feb 16 2019 to Mar 17 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday. 0915 to 1115 and 1300 to 1600 hours
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
TBD - As per on-call roster.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

3 doctors in the clinic, 1 nurse, 4-5 staff

Local Resources

Midwifery, Extended Care, Home Nursing, Physiotherapy, Mental Health and Addictions, Pharmacy, Social Workers, OT, PT, The Pines Extended Care facility.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, including Air Ambulance services

Call Expectations

1:3-1:4. 24 hrs call.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Monthly and yearly visits by internal medicine, OB/GYN, psychiatry, rheumatology, geriatrician. Referrals to Smithers for colonoscopies, gastroscopies, and hernias.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Staff will provide training

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures



Head nurse at the hospital, one of the doctors at the clinic.

Social Involvement

Local recreational centre

Clinic Policy

Limit opiate prescription for 1 month

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

The clinic provides a basement suite when available. Otherwise contact the Locums office and they will assist with your travel arrangements based on government accommodations rate. Email travel@locumsruralbc.ca or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Flying on commercial flights must land in Smithers or the Prince George Airport, then drive to Burns Lake. No public transportation available.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save-On-Foods, Real Canadian Wholesale Club.

Community Centre

Ice arena, bowling alley, curling rink, hiking, fishing, theatre, gym, squash, tennis, walking trails, cross country skiing.

Other Closest Amenities

CIBC, RBC, Credit Union, 9 restaurants, coffee shops, post office, library, hair salons.