High Priority

RGPLP - GP needed for Galiano Health Care Centre

Role and Facility Information

GP in a rural setting with access to local resources for the lab, Physio, mental Health and Public Health, and the Home care nurse. all these specialties are either weekly or monthly.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Galiano Island is $999. ***


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

May 22 2020 to Jun 02 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 0900 to 1700
(closure for lunch between 12 noon and 1300)
Assignment ends June 2 at 1700.
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
Evenings on-call (1700-0800) on: TBD.
Weekend on-call (0800-0800) on: May 23 & 24.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 Physician, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 3 MOA's

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 EKG 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 (per locum assignment). 1 weekend per month, 5 nights per month, one evening per week.

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 a 2 hour tour of the clinic introducing all staff


Handover booklet, passwords, keys, pager ( for on call) hands on orientation with the MOA and the Nurse Practitioner available Mon-Thurs as an additional practitioner.

Social Involvement

Provide community magazine, active page with functions listed

Clinic Policy

Patient on Opioids have agreements and strictly managed. Office urine drug screens available, and 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 store 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.