Medical Residents /Students FAQ

*Please note that RVH operates on Meditech as an EMR

Where is the Centre for Education and Research?

Centre for Education and Research is located on the 3rd floor of RVH adjacent to Specialized Seniors Care.

Who is my contact for my orientation?

Brittany Peterson
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
3rd Floor of RVH in Centre for Education and Research
(705)728-9090 X 42313

What is the address of the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre?

201 Georgian Drive Barrie, Ontario L4M 6M2 Highway 400 North to exit #102 Duckworth Street. Continue through set of lights onto Georgian Drive past Georgian College to arrive at RVH on your right hand side. Please follow Georgian Drive to the second RVH entrance to the visitor parking lot.

How long is my orientation?

A medical student’s orientation will be 30 minutes. A resident’s orientation will be 1 hour.

What does my orientation consist of?

Medical Students orientation will consist of a brief tour of RVH, processing payments for your badge and parking. As a resident you will have the same orientation, along with Meditech and Dictation training. You may also require departmental training which will be facilitated by your preceptor and/or department staff.

How much is my badge and parking?

Badge – $25.00 ($20.00 deposit – refunded upon competition of your rotation at the Cashier’s Office) Parking – $6.15/week – Medical Students – $12.40 – Residents/Physician Assistants/Military

Am I required to have my badge from my medical school throughout my rotation?

No, however it is RVH policy that your RVH identification badge is visible at all times when working on hospital premises.

How do I find my preceptors contact information?

Your preceptors contact information is available on the Barrie Area Physician Recruitment website under Contact Page Please contact your preceptor prior to your rotation start date to organize a meeting time and place.

Where do I return my badge?

Please return your badge to the cashier’s office upon competition of your rotation. If the cashiers’ office is closed, please return your badge to security located on the 2nd floor by the Atrium/Outpatient Entrance.

If I need to purchase extended parking, where do I go?

The Parking Office, which is located in the Visitor Parking lot out front of the Emergency Department.

Where do I get scrubs for my shifts?

Scrubs will be provided dependent on the department your rotation is in. Please ask your preceptor or department staff where to get scrubs.

Do I get a YMCA Pass ?

Yes, you will receive a 3 Month YMCA Pass at your orientation. 22 Grove Street West Barrie, ON (705) 726-6421

If I am doing more than one rotation at RVH can I keep my badge?

Yes, please notify Brittany Peterson that you do not require a new badge and to re-activate your badge.

Can I dictate under my preceptor?

No. If you are a Resident you will receive your own dictation codes during your dictation training at the time of your orientation.

Can Medical Student dictate?

No, at RVH we do not allow any medical students to dictate.

Do I have access to the Health Library?

Yes, the Health Library is located on the second floor atrium next to the gift shop.

Do I have access to the RVH Wellness Centre?

Yes, the Wellness Centre is located on the first floor, by Volunteer Services. (Number 23 on your RVH maps)

Are there bike locks?

Yes, outside of the main entrance of the hospital.