East Kootenay Divisions of Family Practice

Locum Opportunities

Looking for a Locum? Members can submit their locum opportunity by completing the Locum Opportunity Survey (online) or completing and sending back the Locum Opportunity Form (fax/email).

The East Kootenay Division of Family Practice offers a unique one-stop shop for both locums and GP members who are looking for employment in the area. Services we provide include:

  1. Providing a central point of contact for locums to find work and GP members to find practice coverage.
  2. Facilitating the matching of schedules and practice preferences to that of our GP members who practice in the East Kootenays.
  3. Helping with resources such as contract templates, an orientation checklist, and list of resources for physicians new to East Kootenays.
  4. Managing an up-to-date list of locum opportunities on the East Kootenays Division and Society of General Practitioners of BC website to assist member GPs in locating locum support.

Interested in locuming in the East Kootenays? Please contact our Recruitment Coordinator, Jacqui van Zyl, at jvanzyl@ekdivision.ca


The East Kootenay Division of Family Practice makes no representations or guarantees about the positions and employers listed on our website. We are not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or any other aspect of employment.

For additional listings, please visit:

  1. Locums.ca
  2. Society of General Practitioners
  3. Health Match BC
  4. Practice in BC


  1. Sample Locum Contract
  2. Schedule A
  3. Physician Resources

Locum Opportunity:

Dates needed: July and August

Clinic Name: Tamarack Medical Group, Cranbrook, BC

General clinic hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday to Friday

Clinic Website: www.tamarackmedicalgroup.com

Clinic Composition: Family Practice of 7 physicians, IPCC nurse; located next to the IH laboratory

Rounds Schedule: During the week on call - round on own and clinic patients

Call Expectations: Rotation 1:4 Friday to Friday

EMR System: Accuro (Optimed); training is available

Orientation: The clinic will provide orientation in the office

Social Involvement: Multiple outdoor activities, biking, hiking, skiing, etc

Clinic Policy: Support from colleagues and coverage

Accommodation is not provided. The Division can provide a list of options including Air B&B, Elizabeth Lake Lodge and the Kimberley Ski Hill.

For more information please contact Jacqui van Zyl