RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Saddle Mountain Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Nakusp is looking for locums to assist us with upcoming vacancy. We currently have a great team of both Physicians and MOA's and are located right on Arrow Lake in the Kootenay's. Your accommodations are a few minutes walk from both the Clinic and the Hospital and you will find our Village to be charming and friendly. Call our Clinic Manager today if you have any questions! We use Wolf EMR and provide 30 minutes of training on your first day.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Nakusp is $1,098. ***


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Aug 31 2020 to Sep 14 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday (1030-1630)
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
On call 1:4 Schedule available closer to start date

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 Physicans, Receptionist, Transcriptionist, MOA and a Manager

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, physio, social worker, mental and public health , EOR, Home care, Mental Health team, X-ray, OT, Physio,. Other imaging investigations done at Trail, Nelson, Vernon, Revelstoke, Kelowna.

Emergency Framework

BC Ambulance Service provides coverage, including Air Ambulance services, heli-pad.

Call Expectations

1:4 days. 24 hours (8 am - 8am). Office appointments are rescheduled as required. Night call is from home. There is a call room available if needed (located near the lab).

CME Schedule

Advised if applicable.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Internist, Pediatrician, Othopedic, OB/Gyn, Chiropractor, Dietician, Respiratory

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

First 1/2 hour of assignment is for training by clinic manager.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

If locum needs orientation arrangements will be made with on-call doctor, locum package at beginning of assignment with free hot spring pass.


Conducted by clinic manager.

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

Included in locum package.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Lovely home with full kitchen, 2 baths, 3 bedrooms, laundry. Close to clinic and hospital

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Personal vehicle only. No rental cars, taxis, or public transport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save on Foods: Mon-Sun: 8am-7pm.

Community Centre

Gym, arena, outdoor activities, ice rink.

Other Closest Amenities

Nakusp boasts multiple hot springs, a gym, full grocery store, multitude of restaurants, health food store, 2 banks, ski and bike shop, clothing stores, walking paths, parks and a great farmers market.