Back to Search Print Posting

Family Medicine Physician/General Practioner

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Boyle Health Care Centre
2020-07-01  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
Position located in: North Zone To learn more about this zone
Click Here

Looking for a family physician that will provide full scope of practice which will include primary care (office practice), as well as inpatient and emergency medicine. Team player to work with the two local physicians as well as the medical team within the community.

Boyle is located 160 km north of Edmonton on Highway 63 at a terrain ‘pinch point’ (lakes & hills!) where, in a 10km wide swath, the main highway to Ft McMurray, the CN Railway to Ft McMurray, and 4 pipelines all come together. The population of Boyle including the catchment is 3550.

Recreational facilities include the arena that has been recently upgraded and boasts a beautiful mezzanine and viewing area where people can sit comfortably and watch the activities on the ice surface. Boyle has a strong commitment to its youth and this is shown by the busy schedule kept by Boyle Minor Hockey. They also have an active “Old Timers” hockey team and other recreational hockey opportunities. Boyle has a Curling club that hosts various bonspiels throughout the winter months.

The Community Centre comfortably seats 400 people in the main area and houses both the local playschool and their public library, along with the Millview Recreation Complex which features an area and curling rink

Summer recreation within the Village includes ball diamonds, skateboard park, volleyball sand pits and tennis courts. For outdoor enthusiasts one doesn’t have to travel far to enjoy all that our area has to offer. Golfing at Skeleton Lake Golf and Country Club as well as Northern Ridge Golf & RV Resort. Swimming, boating, water skiing, trail riding, bike and hiking paths and camping facilities are available at Long Lake Provincial Park, Hope Lake, Skeleton Lake and North Buck Lake, all just a short drive from town. Flat Lake, located just a few miles west of the Village, offers some of the best bird watching in Alberta.

Winter offers opportunities for ice fishing, cross country and downhill skiing and snowmobile rallies within the immediate area, and with our Arena and Curling Rink always busy, one never has to travel too far to find activities.

Boyle has an upgraded K-12 school with excellent teachers and education assistants as well as Online and Distance Education through the Athabasca University.

Please go to our website to see move information about our community.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 1.5 hrs

Hospital Name: Boyle Healthcare Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 20

Hospital Statistics:

Emergency Room Visits: 4,530

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging


All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta at

  • Emergency Room Experience- Rural (must have current 1-2 years)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • CCFP
  • PALS

Fee-for-Service On Call Stipend

GP on Call: Yes Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. The rate is $23.84 an hour and is paid for a total of 14 hours on weekdays from 5 pm to 7am and 24 hours a day on weekends and statutory holidays. Frequency of on call shifts vary by community. Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $22,739.40 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 21.12% for insured services provided in this community. Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year. Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible. Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years. Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child. Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations. * For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact

For more information on this posting, please contact

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
This information is collected by the authority of the Protection For Person In Care Act (Section 10(4)).

Alberta Licensure

Are you eligible to practice independently in Alberta?

Automatic Job Alerts

Set your preferences and receive email updates for postings within your specialty.

International Medical Graduates