General / Family Practitioner (1 Position)

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Viking Medical Centre

Practice Description:
Viking is home to three general practitioners who have combined specialties in obstetrics, anaesthetics, and internal surgery. This busy practice will soon find a home in a brand new clinic. All physicians participate in the on-call program at the Viking Health Centre. Participation in the obstetrics program is preferable, but not mandatory.

Number of Physicians: 3
Clinic Type: Group Practice

Viking Health Centre

  • No. of Inpatient Beds: 16

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
The Viking Health Centre is a modern, 16 bed acute care hospital. The centre is fully staffed to provide both emergency and general health care. Surgical, obstetical, laproscopic, and endoscopic procedures are performed on a regular basis. The centre also houses a physiotherapy clinic, a full lab and rehabilitation services.

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging

Additional Notes About Viking

Viking stands as a model family-oriented centre with strong agricultural roots and a vibrant business spirit. The founders of Viking and those who followed envisioned a community where families could work, learn, worship and play in a safe, nurturing environment. Today's town leaders celebrate that vision by ensuring that the citizens of Viking have access to the best educators, cultural facilities and recreational amenities. The residents of Viking invite you to explore.

• Lies at the crossroads of Highway 14 and 36, providing quick and easy access from important points is Alberta and Saskatchewan.
• Has a population of 1085 (2006 Canada Cenus)
• Offers a range of recreational, historical, and cultural activities.

Source: Town of Viking Website - To learn more, please visit

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2.0 hrs
To Calgary: 5.0 hrs
To Red Deer: 3.25 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7 hrs
To Lethbridge: 7 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 5.5 hrs


Required Competencies

  • A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant License or Letter of Eligibilty with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • 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
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
  • Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months) in pre-natal, postnatal, neonatal care as well as performing low risk deliveries

Desired Competencies

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (Required)
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required
  • MOREOB/ Advances in LAbour and Risk MAnagement (ALARM) Desired
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Desired
  • Experience in obstetrical and neonatal emergencies and resuscitation

Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives:

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $19511.91 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 18.12% 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 $2,656 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:

Recruiter Contact:
Rebecca Aspden
Physician Resource Planner

4 August 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Viking
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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