General / Rural Practice LOCUM

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Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a Locum Family Physician for the Milk River Health Centre.

Anticipated duration is 6 months beginning immediately due to workforce shortages. Weekdays and weekends are negotiable.

Services provided in Milk River include Emergency, Palliative and Continuing Care. The facility consists of 3 Community support beds and 21 Continuing Care beds. Community, Home Care and Mental Health services are delivered from this site. Primary Care clinical services are required.

Call support will be required as per AHS call schedules and expectations including ER on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Milk River. On call coverage with on call payments in accordance with the AMA Physician on-call agreement.

Will practice with one other full-time physician, plus additional short-term locums.

Clinic Information:
Clinic Name: Milk River Medical Clinic
Clinic Type: Group Practice
Number of Physicians: 1 Physician
Clinic Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Practice Description: Office and hospital practice
Clinic is supported by Palliser PCN

Additional Notes About Milk River

The Community of Milk River is not just one town. The service area also includes the County of Warner, Village of Coutts, Village of Warner and six close surrounding Hutterite colonies. - All within a matter of 15-20 minutes of Milk River!

We enjoy a safe lifestyle in our community. While we enjoy the peace and serenity of rural living, we are also close to the amenities of the city located in Lethbridge (about 45 min from Milk River). We are renowned for our friendliness and hospitality.

The entire geographical area is considered semi-arid, with an average precipitation of 10 inches annually. This means that we generally enjoy mild winters and long, hot summers!

It is an agricultural area and many families have lived here for three or four generations. As well, the Town of Milk River has enjoyed a recent immigration of new families seeking affordable housing in a town with several amenities.

MILK RIVER is ( a small rural town with a town population of 892
(2011 Census) and is located 85 km south of the city of Lethbridge and approximately 15 km North of the Montana / United States border.


College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta license and CMPA (current) required

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

Current ACLS required

ATLS, PALS, NRP preferred


Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

Additional financial support may be available, please inquire for more details.

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Recruiter Contact:

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information on this posting, please contact:

Nicole Ashman, Physician Resource Planner;

23 February 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Milk River
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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