RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Gabriola Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

We are looking for a locum for Dr. Mierzewski for 11 days in August 2020.

Locums really enjoy coming to Gabriola Island and working with a wonderful team of doctors, staff and allied professionals. In your free time you can bike, hike, kayak, fish, swim, or just relax on one of our beautiful beaches.

Terms

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Aug 17 2020 to Aug 31 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Thursday 9-5 and Friday 9-4
Yes No
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Every Monday, 8am to Tues. 8am (24 hours)

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

There are 3 full time doctors, an office manager and 2 MOA's plus a mental health nurse, 2 social workers and a Home & Community nurse provided by the local Health Authority (Island Health)

Local Resources

Mental Health, Social Workers, LifeLabs, Home & Community Care in our building and other health professionals on the island.

Emergency Framework

Patients call 911 after hours, the paramedics triage the patient and call out the physician on call if needed. Patients are transferred to our Urgent Treatment Room. .

Call Expectations

We provide 2/3 coverage at this time. This works out to be each doctor covering 1-2 evenings per week (16 hours) and one weekend day per month (24 hours).

CME Schedule

Once a month for CME rural rounds.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Mental health nurse 4 days p/w, part time senior's health social worker. We have a visiting General Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon, Psychiatrist and an Internist.

EMR Information

EMR System

Telus Health and Wolf

What training is provided for the EMR System

The doctor and/or office manager provides a 1 hour orientation to the clinic and EMR on the first day.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

The locums are welcomed by the doctors and staff. There is a welcome package.

Orientation

Provided by the doctor/office manager, includes passwords, keys, map, alarm code, ferry schedule, on-call schedule, list of specialists contact details.

Social Involvement

Social involvement is up to what the locum would prefer, they can participate in lots of events or rest and relax and enjoy island life.

Clinic Policy

Must be a patient of the clinic and the patient must come in.

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. Cabin with a full kitchen can be provided.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries from Nanaimo. It is recommended that the locums bring a car and/or a bike as there is only limited public transportation.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

There is a well stocked grocery store on Gabriola or the locum can stop at Thrifty's in Nanaimo before catching the ferry to Gabriola.

Community Centre

Gym, hiking/biking trails, golfing, parks ,kayak rentals, fishing charters ,theatre Festival, the Thanksgiving Arts Tour and the Salmon BBQ and the weekly Farmer's Market with lots of local food and arts and crafts.

Other Closest Amenities

Bank with ATM, post office, restaurants. Our "downtown" area has wonderful shopping, great restaurants, a library, Credit Union

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