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High Priority

RSLP - Pediatrics Specialist needed for Kootenay Lake Hospital

Role and Facility Information

I month coverage for Dr. McDonald maternity leave. Three days per week and on call to be determined.


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Nov 16 2022 to Dec 11 2022
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Wed, Thurs, Fri
Yes Yes
On-Call Date(s) / Hours
To be determined

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

Dr. Carrie Fitzsimons will be working 2 days per week during this time on Mon. and Tues.

Local Resources

Lab, Radiology (x-ray) services, Emergency services (24 hr), Acute care beds for patient admissions for general medicine, observation, assessment, convalescence and palliative care, Obstetrics, Outpatient ambulatory care procedures, Physiotherapy.

Emergency Framework

This community has a full service Emergency Room that is open 24/7.

Call Expectations

No information specified

CME Schedule

No information specified

Visiting Specialist/Consultant Information

No information specified

EMR Information

EMR System

Telus Health - Med-Access

What training is provided for the EMR System

As needed

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

No information specified


No information specified

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

Personal vehicle advised, to drive to Nelson take Highways 6 & 3A.

You can also fly to Nelson Airport. The airstrip, heliport and float-plane base are located 500 m. from city center.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Kootenay Co-op 16 min walk, 900m

Community Centre

Aquatic centre, curling club, ice rinks, bowling alley, soccer fields, baseball fields, tennis courts, and golf courses.

Other Closest Amenities

Banking, schools, visitor centre, post office