RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Kitimat - FILLED

Role and Facility Information

Busy 2 GP (alternating) and 3 MOA practice located within the Kitimat General Hospital.

***As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Kitimat is: $1,108.***

Terms

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

1Coverage
Jan 18 2020 to Feb 02 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
M-F (9am-5pm with lunch from 12-1)
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
TBA-Roster not available until the month of on-call

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2 GP (alternating) practice-Dr. Kay and Dr. Van Schalkwyk share the practice/patients and 3 MOAs

Local Resources

Lab, XR, US, ER, MH, PT, OT, Home Support, HCN and LTC case management on site. Ortho and Gen. Surgeon locally. Ob/Gyn, Urology, Int. Med., ENT, Peds all available in neighbouring community of Terrace (45 min drive)

Emergency Framework

GP's in Kitimat are responsible for any of their patients presenting to the ER from 08:00-18:00 (M-F) If a patient with no family GP presents they are seen by the Doctor on Call for that day

Call Expectations

Rotating: 1-2 days/wk, arranged at the beginning of each month

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Ortho and Gen. Surgeon locally. Ob/Gyn, Urology, Int. Med., ENT, Peds all available in neighbouring community of Terrace (45 min drive)

EMR Information

EMR System

MedAccess

What training is provided for the EMR System

Onsite/staff

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified

Orientation

Onsite/staff

Social Involvement

No information specified

Clinic Policy

Low opioid RX practice

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not 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

Fly Air Canada, WestJet and Central Mountain Air to Northwest Regional Airport Terrace-Kitimat (north of Kitimat). Car rental through National, Hertz, and Budget are located at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save on Foods/NoFrills

Community Centre

Riverlodge and Tamatik provide gym, aerobics, yoga, spin classes, swimming, skating, badminton, raquetball, squash and tennis. 20 min drive to Onion Lake cross country skiing (night skiing available) 1 hour drive to Shames mountain downhill skiing.

Other Closest Amenities

Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank, Scotiabank, CIBC and Credit Union, museum, spa, multiple restaurants, post office and mall.

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