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Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner

2018-09-07
MAYFM110418r
General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Mayerthorpe
1.0
2018-04-11
2018-12-31  Time: 14:00
2018-08-10
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.
2019-04-11

Provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care and extended care services.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Mayerthorpe
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities; interest in leadership responsibilities
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Mayerthorpe. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision an will not be managed through the recruitment process.

There is a Primary Care Network in the community.

About the Community of Mayerthorpe:

With a population of 1,398, the citizens of Mayerthorpe are very proud of their community. Surrounded by picturesque rolling hills, steeped in rich agricultural history, and bustling with friendly businesses and engaging recreational activities – this town truly is Everybody’s Community.

Many have chosen Mayerthorpe as a place to live because of its friendly and quiet nature while still being close to major forestry and oilfield activities. You will enjoy the friendliness offered by local businesses and the sense of community enhanced by our numerous organizations and clubs.

Mayerthorpe is located in the middle of farming and cattle country, only 75 minutes away from Edmonton, 2 1/2 hours away from Jasper National Park, and on the route to the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Alaska. Mayerthorpe is a friendly, thriving community of 1398 people, boasting K-12 schools, several senior’s facilities, a modern health care facility, an

historic grain elevator, and the “Fallen Four” Memorial Park. Many activities can be enjoyed at our numerous parks and playgrounds, at various recreation facilities, and at nearby lakes and campgrounds.

Mayerthorpe offers a great quality lifestyle, affordable housing, and ample opportunities for people of all ages and interests. Come and experience our warm hospitality while you visit our many shops and attractions.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • CCFP (desired)
  • CCFP-EM (desired)
  • Geriatrics (desired)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years.

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 www.cpsa.ab.ca

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $18044.85 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 16.76% 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.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

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.


We thank all physicians for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please contact:

Shauna Wallbank
Physician Resource Planner, North Zone
North Zone Medical Affairs
shauna.wallbank@ahs.ca
ahs.northzonephysicianrecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.



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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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