General 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. Experience in Palliative and Geriatric Care would be an asset.

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 Killam:

Additional Notes About Killam

Hospital Name: Killam Health Care Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 11
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 45

Radiology Services:

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: No
If No, approximate travel to the nearest service:

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No
Approximate travel to the nearest service:

Community: Killam

Community Description:
For more information on Killam and Flagstaff County, please visit our websites:


Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2.25 hrs
To Calgary: 4.25 hrs
To Red Deer: 2.75 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7.25 hrs
To Lethbridge: 5.25 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 4.5 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 Cardiovascular 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:

- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

- Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)


A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $18338.25 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 17.04% 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
T4P 0H6

18 April 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Killam
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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