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General Practitioner- Tofield

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Tofield Health Centre
2019-03-22  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.
Position located in: Central Zone To learn more about this zone
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We are looking for a physician with training in Family Medicine who will practice in a office based Family Medicine clinic and local health facilities. This position requires a scope of practice that includes outpatient, acute, long term care, and emergency medicine (including shifts and on-call).Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed.

About the Community of Tofield:

The Town of Tofield

Honor the past. Build the future. A progressive community with amenities a plenty, serving as the largest trade center within the thriving Beaver County, Tofield truly has something for everyone.

Tofield is within 30-45 minutes to both Sherwood Park and Edmonton, situated just east of both larger centers. The largest municipality within the progressive Beaver County, Tofield serves the retail, oil, industry and agricultural communities. Tofield has experienced a population growth of 16.3% since 2006, bringing our current population to 2182, in accordance to the last census. This growth can be associated with our lower cost of living than a large center such as housing sale prices and construction costs to build a new home. Tofield has shown great progression through the restructuring of its picturesque main street, enhancement of local parks and its drive to establish new commercial development.

Tofield, an ethnically diverse community rich in culture and heritage. Centrally located in Beaver County Southeast of Edmonton, Tofield has big city charm with a small town feel, offering an exceptional quality of life for all ages, citizens and visitors. These amenities include, but are not limited to; education, health care, recreation facilities, activities and a wealth of community events offered thgouhout the summer and winter months.

Tofield, is a safe, friendly caring community where neighbors support one another and where families, businesses and individuals ca flourish and prosper.


No. of Inpatient Beds: 16

No. of LTC beds: 49, plus one respite

No. of operating rooms: 0

No. of Deliveries: 0

Description: No Specialties

Emergency Services: 24/7

Number of Emergency visits (per annum): 7000 to 8000

Radiology Hours of Operation: 24 hour on call, staffed daytime hours

Laboratory Hours of Operation: as above

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: No

If No, what is the approximate travel to the nearest service: 75km

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No

If No, what is the approximate travel to the nearest service: 75km

Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Required Competencies

  • 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.
  • Previous inpatient experience
  • ACLS/Life Support Training
  • PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • (ATLS) Advancd Trauma Life Suppot
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the previous 12 months


  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians
  • Experience within the past 24 months running an office based family medicine clinic and being responsible for after hours inpatient care.

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $8313.34 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 7.72% 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.

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Rebeca Aspden at e-mail

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michner Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4N 6R2

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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!

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