RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Galiano Health Care Centre

Role and Facility Information

Request GP locum coverage with flexible dates between February 18 until March 31, 2020.

Minimum required 5 days; maximum 18 days. Upon submitting your application, please list your availability dates.

GP in rural setting. Primary, urgent and emergency care for a community of 1200 people.


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Feb 18 2020 to Mar 31 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 9-5. Possibility of weekend for March 21-22.
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
On call during 9-5 while in office and generally one week day evening/overnight per week.
On call for weekend of march 21-22 if those dates chosen

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 Physician, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 3 rotating MOAs

Local Resources

Lab ( every Thursday 0700-1000), physio, mental health, public health, home nursing, dental services., chiropractor. All these specialities are either weekly or monthly.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance service and fire available. Our urgent care treatment room is used for emergencies. We have an ECG machine. Helipad and Water Taxi.

Call Expectations

Weekend on-call coverage is from Friday night 1700 to 0800 on Monday morning. All evening call from 6pm to 8am.

CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information


EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training provided on the first day and manual provided

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

MOA to greet in the morning of first day, and provide information about the Island and give tour of the clinic.


Handover booklet, passwords, keys, hands on orientation with the MOA and the Nurse Practitioner as needed.

Clinic Policy

Patient on Opioids have agreements and strictly managed. Medinet agreements in place.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Locum is required to contact Locums for Rural BC for accommodation bookings. Some accommodation options include Driftwood Village and Galiano Inn.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries with car as car is required for the Island. If a car is needed, one might be available through the Galiano Inn.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Small convenience stores and Day Star market (with great fresh produce)

Community Centre

Some of the activities available on Galliano Island: Golfing, hiking, beaches, sports fields, there is also two halls for indoor activities.

Other Closest Amenities

Pilgrimme restaurant, 3 ATMs, gas station, library, art gallery, post office, bakery, community gardens, book store.