Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner

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Provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care and extended care services.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Manning
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities; interest in leadership
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Manning

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining the existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

About the Community of Manning:

About Manning - Manning, one of the newest towns in the north, was named after a former Premier of Alberta, Ernest Manning. The picturesque town sprung up after the Second World War on the banks of the Notikewin River, between two small hamlets, North Star to the south, and Notikewin to the north. Due to the diversified economy that supports the Town of Manning, the community has prospered as its businesses grew up within it to support the ever growing agricultural, forestry, gas and oil industries.

Surrounded by the rolling hills and beautiful valleys of agricultural land and rivers, the Municipal District of Northern Lights is a gorgeous place to live in all seasons! Manning and area offers a balanced lifestyle with urban amenities and a genuine small town atmosphere. Options for community involvement and an active lifestyle are endless. Volunteering for community groups or soaking up the culture - there is never a lack of great things to do! Book Clubs, Pottery Club, Flickpickerz Movei Club, Quilting Club, Choirs, belly dancing and Jam Sessions are a few choices. Golfing, curling, hockey, snowmobiling, fishing, camping hunting, baseball - all your favorite pastimes and some new activities to try for the first time! Numerous parks and playgrounds, tennis courts, walking trails, ski hills, an outdoor swimming pool and skating rink provide family time, picnic time or playtime!

Community Events & Recreation - Throughout the year there are numerous events and local attractions: Golf and Hockey tournaments, Winter Carnival, Minor Ball Days, Farmers Market, Family Week Activities, and Community Christmas Concert to name a few. A guide to the Community Resources can be accessed through

A hunter and fisherman's paradise in natural bush lands surrounds Manning. "The Land of the Mighty Moose", is not just a symbol. Hunters from near and far take advantage of the abundance of North America's wildlife, including deer, elk, moose, ducks and geese.

You can enjoy boating, fishing or water sports. Many areas feature great camping with a range of services available. The winter sees poeple venturing out to cross country ski, ice fish and snowmobile. There are many provincial parks, campgrounds and rivers in the area.

Education - Manning is pleased to offer choice in regards to a great quality education programs for children. All our schools utilize technology to support learning. Using smart boards and video conferencing is an everyday part of our students lives. There are excellent sports programs and character building programs both in class and extracurricular activities. Under the Peace River School Division, Manning Elementary School offers Kindergarten through grade 6. Paul Rowe Junior/Senior High School offers grades 7 through 12. For detailed information on these websites go to and select the schools' website under the heading Schools. The Rosary School is part of the Holy Family Catholic Regional Division and offers kindergarten through grade 9. Detailed information can be found on We have a number of excellent programs to support our families offered out of our newly renovated Early Childhood Resource Centre: Playschool, Daycare, Family Day Homes, Toy Lending Club and Parent Link. The Northern Lakes College,, offers several adult learning programs, including upgrading, business administration career programs and university transfer courses.

Community Health Profile - The Manning Community Health Centre is where new technology and good old fashioned rural values combine for the delivery of top-quality health care. Opened in 2003, the community is proud to have a beautiful modern facility to support the well being of our community members. With a staff of 120, all departments work together for the client's wellness - 24 hour emergency care, 10 acute beds, 16 continuing care beds, diabetes education, home care, mental health, social work, nutrition, occupational therapy palliative care, physiotherapy, recreational therapy, telehealth and volunteer services.

The Manning Medical Clinic is located next to the health centre for convenience of physicians and clients. The Del Air Lodge located along the Notikewin River offers additional residential comprehensive services for seniors.

Our residents exhibit the customary warm and friendly demeanor one expects in a rural area. This close knit community is very welcoming and wishes success for all. This attitude, along with the fact we have a safe and caring community, creates an ideal place for you and your family to build a future.

Hospital Statistics (per year 2018-19):
Emergency Room Visits: 7,129
Discharges: 217

Travel Time:
To Edmonton: 6 hrs
To Calgary: 9 hrs
To Red Deer: 7.5 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 2.5 hrs


  • Must have current Emergency Room Experience (in a rural setting)
  • Must have current rural experience
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • CCFP (desired)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in Rural setting within the past 1-2 years

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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


Fee for Service

On Call Stipend - Physicians are remunerated for being on call in the Emergency Room.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives - AMA Benefits are currently under review and are subject to change from what is listed below:

* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $34,256.94 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 30.72% 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.

* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact

Recruiter Contact:

For further information, please contact:

Susan Smith
Physician Resource Planner, North Zone
North Zone Medical Affairs
[email protected]
[email protected]

13 October 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Manning
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
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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