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General / Family Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
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Drayton Valley
Drayton Valley Hospital & Care Centre
DRAY10
2019-09-11
2019-10-09  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible
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.
2019-10-09
Position located in: Central Zone To learn more about this zone
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This position requires a scope of practice that includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, clinic work, long term care and Emergency. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will be responsible for afterhours inpatient care. In addition to providing services at the Drayton Valley Health Centre and Breton Long Term Care a successful candidate will provide a clinic based Family Medicine practice with one day a week dedicated to the community of Breton.

About the Community of Drayton Valley:

Drayton Valley is a vibrant and diverse community sitting high above the North Saskatchewan River, where the open plains of the prairie rise toward the boreal forest and the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Poised between the commercial bustle of Alberta’s capital region and the vast expanses and limitless resources of the Canadian West, Drayton Valley embraces the best of the modern world while still having a taste of Alberta’s Frontier Spirit.

Drayton Valley is a growing and progressive community of about 6,000 people, located 60 minutes west of Leduc, 90 minutes southwest from Edmonton, and two hours northwest of Red Deer. Oil and gas, forestry and agriculture are primary economic drivers in Drayton Valley and over 640 businesses serve the area. Drayton Valley supports exceptional recreational experiences including a challenging 18-hole golf course, downhill and cross-country ski trails, a 14-km walking trail, and numerous facilities for sports enthusiasts. Community-minded residents value participation, as evidenced by the large number of volunteer groups and associations. Drayton Valley is home to one Catholic school and six public schools and offers programs for adult learning and continuing education.

Drayton Valley is a vibrant and diverse community sitting high above the North Saskatchewan River, where the open plains of the prairie rise toward the boreal forest and the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Poised between the commercial bustle of Alberta’s capital region and the vast expanses and limitless resources of the Canadian West, Drayton Valley embraces the best of the modern world while still having a taste of Alberta’s Frontier Spirit.

Drayton Valley is a growing and progressive community of about 6,000 people, located 60 minutes west of Leduc, 90 minutes southwest from Edmonton, and two hours northwest of Red Deer. Oil and gas, forestry and agriculture are primary economic drivers in Drayton Valley and over 640 businesses serve the area. Drayton Valley supports exceptional recreational experiences including a challenging 18-hole golf course, downhill and cross-country ski trails, a 14-km walking trail, and numerous facilities for sports enthusiasts. Community-minded residents value participation, as evidenced by the large number of volunteer groups and associations. Drayton Valley is home to one Catholic school and six public schools and offers programs for adult learning and continuing education.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 1.75 hrs
To Calgary: 4.0 hrs
To Red Deer: 2.5 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 5.0 hrs
To Lethbridge: 6.25 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 7.0 hrs

Required Competencies

  • A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant License or Letter of Eligibilty with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the most responsible physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
  • Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months)

Desired Competencies

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Fee for Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $15110.72 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 14.04% 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 more information on this posting, please contact physician@albertahealthservices.ca.



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