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, basic obstetrics, and Ambulatory Care on-call coverage. 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.
This position requires a successful candidate to join a obstetrical on-call group and support obstetrical delivery.
The Town of Sylvan Lake, one of Canada’s fastest growing communities!
Resident Focused – Visitor Friendly
Sylvan Lake is a youthful and bustling community ideally located halfway between Edmonton and Calgary – 90 minutes either way – mere minutes from Red Deer, and just an hour from the Rocky Mountains. This resort community is home to a permanent population of nearly 15,000 people. Sylvan Lake’s economy is fuelled by several key growth industries; oil and gas extraction, retail trade, healthcare and social assistance, construction, and public administration. The town boasts outstanding facilities and amenities, residential neighborhoods, and public, separate and private schools. Recreation enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of golf courses, exciting watersports, boating/yachting, an award-winning aquatic centre, beautiful green spaces, walking trails, snowmobiling, hockey, and family dining experiences. Sylvan Lake is an ideal community for all ages and interests.
As of 2015, the town has two medical clinics with a total of 12 doctors. Sylvan Lake is one of nine identified communities in Alberta to construct a Family Care Centre (FCC) in order to service local area healthcare needs. In May of 2014, the Urgent Care Committee began extensive work on the required business plan. Core medical services that the committee has lobbied for includes:
Drop in and visit Sylvan Lake, we’ll give you a tour of our growing community! www.sylvanlake.caAdditional Notes About Sylvan lake
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre
No. of Inpatient Beds: 222
No. of Surgical Beds: 72
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 18
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 33
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 31
Deliveries: 2500 p/yr
Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
Orthopaedic Surgeon provides and has a pre-op clinic, full day of surgery and post op clinic every second week.
A full time General Surgeon is on site that provides services including appendectomy, colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures.
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Laboratory Hours of Operation: 24 hrs
Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: YesLink to Community Map: Click here to view our community on a map Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
This position is compensated as Fee For Service
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $4100.00 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 0.00% 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.
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 $2,500 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.
Parental Leave Program - provides $1,000 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 at e-mail email@example.com
Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4P 0H6