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RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Tumbler Ridge Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Primary Care, Emergency services and On Call work are required for a population of approximately 3,000.

The Tumbler Ridge Health Centre is a Diagnostic & Treatment Centre located in a dream location for outdoor enthusiasts.

All health related services are under one roof and is conveniently located downtown near the Community Centre.

Services include: medical out-patient, dental, optometry, ambulatory care, public health, counselling and home care nursing.


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Jan 01 2021 to Jan 31 2021
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
M - F 0830 - 1700
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
TBD, shared between 3 GPs

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

2 Physicians, 4-5 nurses, 4 office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, X-ray, mental and public health, physio and social worker.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance including Air Ambulance service.

Call Expectations

TBD. Shared between 3 GPs.

CME Schedule

Don't have any.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Pregnancy, Postpartum Support.

EMR Information

EMR System

Not in operation yet, but in process.

What training is provided for the EMR System

Not applicable yet.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Medical Centre will take care of facility orientation.


Any information given is face to face.

Clinic Policy

Doctors provide prescriptions on urgency and need. triplicate prescriptions are discouraged but also depending on urgency.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Either use of house or accommodation provided. When necessary Town Hall has provided accommodation for physicians free of charge.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation


Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Shop Easy Foods. Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. Saturdays and Sundays: 9:00 am - 18:00 pm.

Community Centre

Pool, gym, hiking.

Other Closest Amenities

Post office, restaurants usually open until 9pm, laundry service.