Please note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for Family Day holiday.  We will re-open on Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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

Role and Facility Information

Assignment would cover Monday to Friday and either Saturday or Sunday call.

ACLS/ATLS/PALS or NRP required. If expired, CARE certification can replace the other certifications.

RGPLP Daily Rate for Bella Coola is: $1,146.

Other options locum physician can choose:

*EITHER January 6 – 12, 2020 (Posting ID: VCHA-3040) OR January 27 – February 3, 2020 (Posting ID: VCHA-3253).

*Can be a 12 day locum assignment from January 20 - 27, 2020 (Posting ID: VCHA-3117) AND January 27 - February 3, 2020 (Posting ID: VCHA-3253).


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Jan 20 2020 to Jan 27 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:00. Assignment ends at 0800 either Sunday or Monday morning.
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
1:3 or 1:4 on call. Assignment would cover either Saturday or Sunday.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

6 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

Call prior to assignment. 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