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, Fairview
• 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 Fairview

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 Fairview:

Located 124 km north of Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Highway 2 is the Town of Fairview, with a population of 4,765 (catchment 8,354) Bluesky is 9 km east, Rycroft is 57 km south.

The Town of Fairview is home of the beautiful Cummings Lake Trail with11 km of trail systems surrounding the Cummings Lake campground and Recreation Area (3 minutes North of Town). Fairview has several school and public parks, an active golf-course, splash park, ski hill, indoor and outdoor arenas, and bowling alley. The Summer’s End Festival and Waterhole Rodeo are popular events. Several athletics clubs (tai chi, tae-kwon-do, yoga) and Fine Arts Classes are offered year-round.

St. Thomas Moore Catholic School (Grande Prairie Catholic School Division)
Kindergarten – Grade 12 (215 students)

E. E. Oliver Elementary School (Peace River School Division)
Kindergarten – Grade 6 (346 students)

Fairview Highs School (Peace River School Division)
Grade 7 – Grade 12 (320 students)

GPRC Fairview College Campus (formerly NAIT Fairview Campus) offers trades, agriculture and business programs. Recreation complex includes a 300 seat theatre, racquetball, aquatic centre, squash courts, sauna, and weight room.

Community Website -

Fairview Post (local newspaper): -

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 6 hrs
To Calgary: 10.5 hrs
To Red Deer: 9 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 1.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: 13 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 13.5 hrs

Fairview Health Complex
Inpatient Beds: 25
Long Term Care Beds: 67

Hospital Statistics per Year (2018-19)

  • Discharges per year: 398
  • Emergency Room Visits: 10,311

Available Specialty Services

  • Radiology Services (Diagnostic Imaging & Ultrasound)
  • Laboratory Hours of Operation: 0800-1600 5 days a week
  • Kidney Dialysis available in Peace River (45 min)
  • Cancer Treatment Services Available in Peace River (45 min), or Grande Prairie (1.5 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.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs - AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.

* For complete details on AMA Membership Compensation & Benefits, click here

Recruiter Contact:

For further information, please contact:

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

20 October 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Fairview
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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