General / Family Practitioner

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We are looking for a physician with training in Family Medicine who will practice in an 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 on-call.

Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will be responsible for after-hours inpatient care.

About the Community of Hanna:

Additional Notes About Hanna

Hanna, a community of almost 3,000 is strategically located at the junction of Highways 9 & 36. The Town of Hanna welcomes your interest in our community. Whether it be industrial, retail, hospitality and service businesses, opportunity is abundant in Hanna.

The main economic sectors of the community include oil and gas exploration, production, and service, coal-powered electricity generation, and farming and ranching.

Hanna takes pride in offering urban amenities with country flair. The high quality of life is very evident here. People feel at home in Hanna -- knowing your neighbors has a lot to do with this. Add to that the impressive infrastructure including the schools and hospital, all newly renovated, and you can see Hanna is preparing for the future.

Residents of Hanna have always known the advantages of living here. Recreation is second to none for communities this size. From tennis to swimming to indoor racquet sports, young and old alike will have recreation choices in Hanna. One mile west of town are Helmer Dam and Fox Lake, sites of some of the best fishing you'll find. Twenty minutes to the southeast is Prairie Oasis Park, a boater's paradise.

Business development in Hanna is approached as a combined effort with the Town of Hanna and the Chamber of Commerce. Its mandate is to promote economic activity within the Hanna trading area by supporting existing businesses, encouraging new companies and providing information and support to up and coming entrepreneurs.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 3.0 hrs
To Calgary: 2.5 hrs
To Red Deer: 2.0 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 9.25 hrs
To Lethbridge: 3.0 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 2.25 hrs


All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid and relevant Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

This position requires recent emergency experience and on-call coverage.

Required Courses:

- Advanced Cardiovasular Life Support (ACLS)

- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

- Recent experience (within the last 24 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the Most Responsible Physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients.

Desired Courses:

- Paediatric Advaned Life Support (PALS)

- Certificate of the College of Family Physicains (CCFP)


A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $16871.20 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 15.68% 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.

Recruiter Contact:

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

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta

20 September 2018
Location: Canada Alberta Hanna
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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