RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Elkford Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Working in Elkford clinic and low-volume ER Monday-Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm (ER duties are shared with another physician). One call day in Sparwood ER from 8-9 am and 5-7 pm. Helpful clinic staff, nurse practitioner, physio, public health and optometry in same building. It's a good place to work and to enjoy some beautiful trails in the Rocky Mountains.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate is: $1095 ***

Terms

Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

1Coverage
Jun 17 2019 to Jun 21 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Mon -Fri 9 am to 4:30 pm in clinic and low-volume ER.
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On Call Hours
Elkford ER 9am-12:45pm or 12:45pm-4:30pm daily, Monday to Friday. Covering Sparwood ER on Monday June 17th from 8-9 am and 5-7 pm (although I could switch out the morning call if locum prefers).

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 part-time physicians sharing 2 FTE, 1 nurse, 3 office staff, 1 part-time NP.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, pharmacy, physio, social workers, mental heath, public health, home nursing.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

24 hours. ER Department open 9:00 - 4:30 (M-F).

Call for the Sparwood Health Centre ER is shared 1:5 with the Sparwood physicians.

Coverage for Elkford physicians is 8:00-9:00 a.m. and 7:00-9:00 pm on On-Call days in Sparwood.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

All types of specialists are available, diabetic nurse educator.

EMR Information

EMR System

Meditech and Profile

What training is provided for the EMR System

The GP will train the locum or they will set up with IT.

Profile training can be set up with the MOA's providing additional assistance.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Locum information binder.

Orientation

Activated swipe cards, hands on with binders and manuals, MOA will provide anything that is needed.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Apartments with kitchenette and laundry facilities will be booked by an MOA whenever needed.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and Pacific Coastal to Cranbrook.

Car Rentals Budget and Enterprise are located at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

Local bus service throughout Elkford provided by BC Transit.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Kootenay Market - open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Community Centre

Pool, hot tub, sauna, hiking, skiing, arena/skating.

Other Closest Amenities

Bank, restaurants, pub, laundromat.

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