RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Gold River Health Centre

Role and Facility Information

Coverage for Gold River and Tahsis


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Mar 02 2020 to Mar 06 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Evenings on call (17:30 - 09:00) March 3 and 5.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

3 Physicians, office staff, 2 nurses in ER, nurse practitioner

Local Resources

Lab in house. X-ray and Mental Health and addictions are off site. Public Health is a part time service in the community. Physio, Pharmacy, child and youth worker,

Emergency Framework

Ambulance. ER is staffed by two nurses during the week. After hours and weekends RN take first call. They call physicians as needed.

Call Expectations

1:2 . On call from 5:00 pm - 0900 am weekdays, 24/7 on weekends and stat holidays.

Gold River does not require the physician to have admitting privileges; the nurse on-call is in charge of admitting.

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Closest are in Campbell River

EMR Information

EMR System

None (paper based)

What training is provided for the EMR System

Not applicable.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Usually first day of the week first two hours of clinic time are booked for tour of facility. locum given keys and introductions.


Binder, passwords, keys, tour of facility and 1 hour with the MOA to show routine.

Social Involvement

Locums are always invited to any activities staff are engaged in.

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Use of house or accommodation equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities are provided. A truck is provided to travel to the outreach clinic in Tahsis.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly via Air Canada, Pacific Coastal and Central Mountain Air to Campbell River Airport.

Car Rentals National and Budget are located at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Locum must bring groceries when coming to the community . There is NO grocery store in town.

Community Centre

Pool, gym, golf course.

Other Closest Amenities

2 ATMs, no banks, restaurants, post office, liquor store