RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for South Similkameen Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

Locum needed for coverage in September. Clinical days can be flexible if needed.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Keremeos is $900. ***


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Sep 17 2019 to Sep 25 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
(0830-1600) on:
September 17, 18, 19, 23 and 24
Yes No
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
(0800-0800) on: Sept 19 & 24

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 Physicians, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, X-ray, Extended Care, Home Nursing, Dietetian, Physio, Mental Health and Addictions, Social Workers, Pharmacy.

Mammography located in Penticton.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance services.

Call Expectations

Emergency Call is 24 hr/day plus clinic hours (Mon-Sat from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm). Physician on call 24 hrs. Other physician(s) on site during office hours Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

CME Schedule

As needed.

EMR Information

EMR System

Med Access (Telus)

What training is provided for the EMR System

As needed. Peer support if requested.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Greeted by office staff upon arrival.


Oriented by RN. Very casual, email, face to face, or phone, as required.

Social Involvement

As required / organized.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Accommodation and car rental, if required, will be the responsibility of the Host physician or Health Authority for all ā€œCā€ and ā€œDā€ communities on the RSA Communities Designation list. LRBC will reimburse for travel to and from the locum community

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada to Penticton Regional Airport.

Car Rentals National and Budget are located at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Within walking distance from accommodations.

Community Centre

Local community centre with gym, climbing wall, raquet sports, and bowling.

Other Closest Amenities

Bank with ATM, post office, wineries. Hiking, golfing, skiing, fishing.