Obstetrics & Gynecology Physician

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The Bonnyville Healthcare Centre is seeking an OBGYN specialist to join their tream of Physicians. OB/Gyne to provide services with the support of the general family physicians that provide services in high risk obstetrics. Gyne services will also be required.

This position will include hospital call.

The successful candidate may choose to join an existing community based practice; or practice independently within the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence in Bonnyville
  • Provide hospital and call support as required
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities
Additional Notes About Bonnyville

The Town of Bonnyville is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles) from the provincial capital of Edmonton. The Town's motto - "it's Multi-Natural" - refers to the town's celebration of its diverse cultural heritage and rich natural resources.

Bonnyville is a great place to work, play and raise a family. It provides the perfect mix of community services through health, educational, recreation and cultural facilities that include Lyle Victor Albert Performing Arts Centre. Enjoy the golf and country club 18-hole golf course, many well as the parks and playgrounds within the community. Muriel and Moose Lake are within an easy walk and/or drive.

The economy is growing and expanding faster that the provincial average creating employment opportunities in construction, oil and gas, as well as retail sales. As a major service area, the Town serves more than 10,000 people. Bonnyville is the HUB for the oil and gas industry with over 60 national and international companies setting up head offices within the Town.

Surrounded by lakes and majestic boreal forest, Bonnyville offers visitors and locals a treasure trove of natural wonders. Bird watching enthusiasts flock to Bonnyville's Jessie Lake every spring to spot the nearly 200 bird species that use the lake as a stopping ground on their migration route.

In addition, hunters from around the world come to try their hand at bagging a white-tailed deer or a bear, and fishermen cast their lines into the area's many lakes, hoping to bring home the big one.

For more information on the community of Bonnyville, please go to the website of

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2 1/2 hrs
To Calgary: 5 1/2 hrs

Hospital Name: Bonnyville Health Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 24
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 30
No. of Operating Rooms: 2

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes


All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta at www.cpsa.ab.ca

The applicant will have their CPSA file in the Assessment department and either have a start date for the initial assesment or be in the queue to be placed in the initial assessment.

Qualifications & Experience:
CPSA standards. Must be eligible to practice as an OB/Gyne Specialist.

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • MOREOB (required)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (required)
  • Specialist Certification
  • Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies:

  • Low Risk Obstetrics (required)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (required)

Only Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Open until suitabe candidate is found


Fee-for-Service as per AH&W average gross payments = $471,021 annually

On Call Stipend

GP on Call: Yes Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room. The rate is $23.11 an hour and is paid for a total of 14 hours on weekdays from 5 pm to 7am and 24 hours a day on weekends and statutory holidays. Frequency of on call shifts vary by community.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $10122.7 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 9.40% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,00 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.

* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact www.albertadoctors.org

Recruiter Contact:

Gail Hachey - Physician Resource Planner

For more information on this posting, please contact AHS.NorthZonePhysicianRecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca.

30 June 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Bonnyville
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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