RGPLP - Family Practitioner with FP Emergency needed for Bella Coola Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Assignment is for 6 days either from February 10 - 16AM 2020 or February 18 - 23AM 2020 Posting # VCHA2920 - either week.

Family Practitioner with FP Emergency needed. FP Emergency requires having ATLS, ACLS and PAL, or if previously taken, the CARE certification can replace these.

*** Bella Coola daily rate is set at $1146/day based on a 24 hour day (i.e. 0800 – 0800). ***


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Feb 10 2020 to Feb 17 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday clinic 0830 - 1700.
Assignment ending February 17 at 0800.
Yes Yes
On Call Hours

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 physicians, all part time, Staffing at 3 – 4 physicians per day. 3doctors’ offices (2 shared) and 6 patient exam rooms

Local Resources

Lab, Xray, Pharmacy

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, including Air Ambulance

Call Expectations

1 in 4, sometimes 1 in 3 depending on the number of physicians available. Call is from 08:00 to 08:00

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

ENT, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Nephrology. In the community is a Home Community Care – wound clinic, Long Term Care and home support, Adult Davy program

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

On-site training the first morning

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Orientation/Community info provided prior to assignment confirmation. Met at airport, tour, taken to apartment, orientation.


On-site full orientation first day (morning).

Social Involvement

Baseball, volleyball, basketball leagues.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

There is a charge of $60/day for RGPLP locums which is reimbursed by RGPLP. Some locums/residents may have to share a large house. The houses are equipped with kitchen utensils, bedding, furniture, TV with basic cable and a VCR.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Pacific Coastal Airlines, BC ferry, or drive but check out the video on the Bella Coola hill first as the last part of the road (65KM) can be a challenge for some.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Closes at 5:00 pm

Community Centre

Outdoor pool, gym, horseback riding, hiking, fishing

Other Closest Amenities