RGPLP - Family Practice with FP Emergency Practitioner needed for Bella Coola Medical Clinic - FILLED (PENDING)

Role and Facility Information

As Monday, September 7th is a stat holiday, if new to the community, the assignment would be from Tuesday to Saturday, ending Sunday at 0800. If a returning locum, can choose to cover the Stat Monday, ending Saturday at 0800.

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

Terms

Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Sep 07 2020 to Sep 12 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm.
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
1:3 or 1:4.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

5 physicians, one full time, and the others part time. Staffing at 3 – 4 physicians per day. 3 doctors’ offices (2 shared) and 6 patient exam rooms. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute beds and a 2-bed emergency department open 24/7.

Local Resources

Lab, Xray, Pharmacy, Telehealth.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, including Air Ambulance

Call Expectations

1:4, sometimes 1:3 depending on the number of physicians available. Call is from 0800 to 0800. If weekend coverage is requested, call will include covering either the Saturday or Sunday. Usually the Saturday if this is the last weekend on site.

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

Wolf

What training is provided for the EMR System

On-site training the first morning. There is no computer based learning system available to train on ahead of time

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Prior to confirming the locum, you will be provided with an Orientation document, Locum FAQ and community Information document. Once you arrive, you will be met at the airport as there is no taxi service, tour of the community and taken to apartment.

Orientation

On-site full orientation first day (morning) with EMR training. Short clinic in the afternoon.

Social Involvement

Baseball, volleyball, basketball leagues, invitations to community events.

: The only cell service that works in Bella Coola is Telus and reception outside of the town may not always be available

Clinic Policy

Provided at orientation

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. Pet free.

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 in the summer, outdoor ice rink in the winter, gym, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, rock climbing, kayaking. Some equipment is available to be borrowed, but check with the site first for availability.

Other Closest Amenities

Hotel/restaurant

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