RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Sparwood Primary Health Care

Role and Facility Information

Weekend emerg call assignment. Arrive at 6 pm friday and cover 1 hr. Emerg is only open 0800-1900 Saturday and Sunday. Emerg closed at night. Locum will provide telephone coverage overnight.

***As of April 1st 2018, the weekend flat rate for Sparwood is $2,844***


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Weekend

Dec 04 2020 to Dec 07 2020
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
WEEKEND COVERAGE (1800) December 4 until (0800) December 7, 2020

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

3 FTE physicians, nurses, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, public and mental health, diabetic educator, urgent care, dialysis, pharmacy, physio, social workers, immunization services, postpartum and prenatal services, electrocardiogram.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance services, emergency room.

Call Expectations

Call 1 in 5. 8:00 am - 9:00 am and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Locum must carry a phone from 7:00 pm to 8:00 am for urgent telephone advice.

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Contact list of specialists available to locums upon arrival.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training upon arrival with IT staff.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Welcome package and key to accommodations provided in Emergency upon arrival.


Staff orients locum upon arrival.

Clinic Policy

Provided upon arrival.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

An apartment is provided across the street from the hospital if the locum wishes. Key to apartment is picked up at Emergency upon arrival.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly to Canadian Rockies International Airport at Cranbrook.

Car rentals available at the airport.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Save-On-Foods 0.5 km from Clinic.

Community Centre

A free pass to the rec centre available upon request.

Other Closest Amenities

Fantastic mountain biking, fishing, golf, hiking in Elk Valley and Fernie.

Library, 2 pharmacies, RBC and CIBC banks.