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RGPLP - RGPLP Locum Assignment (Filled)

Role and Facility Information

Busy, Rural family practice

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Salmo is $1,030. ***


Not Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Mar 15 2021 to Mar 23 2021
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday (0900-1700). Assignment ENDS on March 23 at 1700.
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About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Two full time physicians serve in the family medical clinic located in the Salmo Wellness Centre - a primary care home that houses Home and Community Care nurse, Public Heath Nurse, Primary Care Nurse, and many satellite services.

Local Resources

Mammography, Immunization Services. Postpartum Care, Prenatal Services, Pharmacy .Lab 4 hours/week. Mental Health out of Salmo Community Services (separate building across town).

Emergency Framework

EMS/ambulance. Hospital with ER in Trail (Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital), Nelson (Kootenay Lake Hospital, and an ER department in Castlegar (open until midnight only). All neighboring communities are approximately 25-35 minutes away.

Call Expectations


CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information


EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Profile training module and physician cheat sheets on site.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified.


On site at the Salmo Wellness Centre

Social Involvement

No information specified.

Clinic Policy

No information specified.

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

To ensure full reimbursement, contact the Locums office to assist with all travel arrangements, based on the government accommodations rate. For more information, email or call 1-877-357-4757.

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Fly to Casteglar or Trail Airport.

Car rentals available in both airports. There is no public transportation. There are no taxis.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Two grocery stores in town. One regular and one that is more of an organic/health food store. You should be able to find everything you need. Shop Easy Distance: 90 m. Opening times: Daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Community Centre

Fantastic community centre with full gym ,golf and curling pitch.Public outdoor pool in the summer. Hiking and biking trails. Ski hill in the winter. And much more!

Other Closest Amenities

Credit Union, Post Office, Library, Museum, Gas station, Pharmacy, Hardware Store, Gym, Pub, 3 restaurants.