The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Emergency Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time emergency physician. The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital is a level 3 Regional Trauma referral centre averaging 39,000 emergency visits per year with a catchment area of 110,000 in South Eastern Alberta. Emergency Department offers 24-hour service with 14 full and part-time Emergency Physicians. The emergency department offers a flexible self-scheduling system.
The City of Medicine Hat has a population of 61,000 residents located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent destination for all ages at any time of the year. The city strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work and play. Medicine Hat experiences the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta and an enviable climate. Medicine Hat is known as Canada's sunniest city. The winters are warmer as Chinook winds provide welcome thaws keeping humidity low and moderating winter temperatures. Medicine Hat has excellent recreation facilities for both indoor and outdoor activities.
To Edmonton: 6 hrs
To Calgary: 3 hrs
To Red Deer: 4.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 2 hrs
The successful applicants shall have or be eligible for certification for CCFM (EM) or RCPSC in Emergency Medicine and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and surgeons of Alberta.
Current ACLS, ATLS, CCFP-EM are mandatory; PALS is recommended.Compensation:
Fee-for-Service and is competitive with similar job opportunities across the country
Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives
Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Eligible physicians may receive between $5,085 and $12,712.
Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses eligible physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.
Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Eligible physicians receive a $2,627 annual allotment.
Parental Leave Program - provides $1,051 per week for up to 17 weeks to eligible physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.Recruiter Contact:
For more information on this posting, please contact Nicole Ashman @ Nicole.Ashman@ahs.ca
Thank you for your interest, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.