Physician Locums

Excel Personnel Inc. launched a new Locum Service, in June 2016 providing Physicians with locum coverage in the Thompson Region including, Kamloops, Cache Creek, Ashcroft, Chase, Scotch Creek, Barriere, Sun Peaks, Merritt and Logan Lake.

Excel Personnel Inc. is the only agency in British Columbia providing this locum service for Family Physicians. This service matches and supports Physicians looking for locum opportunities with Family Practices requiring coverage for either short-term or long-term periods.

What Excel Personnel Inc. – Physician Locum Services provides:

  • Maintains a register of current GP/FP locums
  • Proactively advertises GP/FP locum opportunities
  • Undertakes screening and verification of all GP/FP locums, and monitors these prior to a GP/FP locum placement while being inclusive and respectful to the Family Practice
  • Matches a registered GP/FP locum to a vacancy to ensure a good job fit for both parties
  • Co-ordinates travel arrangements for the GP/FP Locum
  • Provides administration support on behalf of the Family Practice (verification of credentials, requesting provider numbers etc.)
  • Pays the GP/FP on receipt of approved invoice/timesheet (plus GST if registered)
  • Invoices the Family Practice on a weekly basis

Working as a GP/FP locum in the Thompson Region is varied, interesting and challenging. The rewards are great and there are opportunities to really make a difference.  Locums will be paid a base rate of $550.00 per day to see 25 to 28 patients, with the possibility to negotiate other duties with added compensation.

Family Physician’s seeking Locum opportunities in the Thompson Region are invited to register with Excel Personnel Inc. (placements will vary depending on when coverage is required by practices. Expand your horizons and explore the beautiful Thompson Region with your next Locum experience!

Screening of GP/FP locums:

All Family Physician’s registering as a GP/FP locum undergo a screening process through Excel Personnel Inc.  This process endeavors to ensure the Physician is prepared for their Locum Placement(s) in a variety of Family Practice environments. This includes an interview with an Excel Personnel Advisor.

Excel Personnel Inc. requires that each GP/FP locum have the following:

  • College of Physicians BC License (CPSBC)
  • Canadian College of Family Practitioners (CCFP) (or equivalent)
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage (CMPA)
  • Non restricted registration by the  Province of British Columbia
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Current MSP Prescriber number
  • Up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) and two recent professional references
  • National Criminal History Check
  • Own British Columbia Business Number (BN) or ability to obtain
  • Copy of relevant proof of right to work in British Columbia ie: Social Insurance Number
  • Copy of Canadian Driver’s License (should driving be required at a placement)

There are a variety of options in the Thompson Region and we want to ensure that we understand your needs to ensure the right fit in every Practice.

Contact Karen Watt of Excel Personnel Inc. 250-374-3853 or TF 1-877-374-3853 or email to [email protected]  today to locum and experience the Thompson Region by registering directly on our website  and apply to the locum of interest.

The Thompson Region Division of Family Practice initiative is funded by the General Practice Service Committee (GPSC), a joint committee of the provincial government and Doctors of BC.

How to Apply

Go to, hit opportunities and see the “Filter By” button and click on and a menu will come down with all professions, click on Physicians to see the Locums available, you can then click on apply and register on site and submit your resume.

OR: Email me directly Karen Watt and include your resume
Email: [email protected]

OR: Call me directly Karen Watt for a confidential conversation 
Phone: 250-374-3853
Toll Free: 1-877-374-3853

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