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RGPLP - -FILLED- General Practitioner needed for Chetwynd Primary Care Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Provide Primary Care and Emergency Room coverage along with 3 other Family Practitioners.

You will be joining a fairly new 6000 square foot facility with state-of-the-art technology.

The clinic features Inter-Professional Teams including Mental Health & Addictions, Community Nursing and Public Health; with touch-down space for visiting specialties.

Chetwynd Hospital has 7 long term beds and 5 acute care beds.

Locum term could be weekday coverage, weekend coverage or both.


Eligible for Enhanced Skills Stipend

Coverage Information

Coverage Dates - Flexible

Nov 11 2021 to Nov 22 2021
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
TBD, shared with 3 others.

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

4 Physicians, 1 nurse practitioner, office staff.

Local Resources

Lab, x-ray, mammography, blood bank, pharmacy, public health, home care nursing, home support, mental health & addictions, audiology, an aboriginal liaison worker and home visiting services such as nutritionist, rehabilitation.

Emergency Framework

Ambulance, paramedics will take on an expanded role in delivering some primary care services under the BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) program.

Call Expectations

Shared between all Family Practitioners

CME Schedule


Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

Yes we having Visiting Specialists.

EMR Information

EMR System


What training is provided for the EMR System

Training provided on-site.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Hospital & clinic staff will take care of you


Both clinic and hospital orientation

Social Involvement

Of Course.

Clinic Policy

Will be provided to you.

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 Dawson Creek 100 kms from Chetwynd or Fort St John 150 kms from Chetwynd.

Car rentals at both locations.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

IGA, FreshMart and Rupert's Seafood

Community Centre

Wave pool, hot tub, sauna, curling rink, ice arena, library.

Other Closest Amenities

3 banks