General Practitioner with Basic Obstetrics

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We are looking for a General Practitioner with Basic Obstetrics with recent and relevant training and experience in Family Medicine for a fulltime Family Medicine practice in the town of Rocky Mountain House. A successful candidate will additionally be required to cover shifts and on-call in the local rural emergency room as the sole physician available. The scope of practice includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, long term care and community clinical work. Must be able to do VBAC’s with vacuum and/or forceps.

About the Community of Rocky Mountain House:

Town of Rocky Mountain House

A Strong Community with a Promising Future ... This is Where Adventure Begins!

Rocky Mountain House Website

Locals describe Rocky Mountain House as family-oriented, fun, financially stable, and flourishing; these are truly the four pillars of a great community in which to live, work and play. Rocky has a strong community spirit and a small-town feel while offering a wide spectrum of services to its trading area of 21,000 people.

Rocky Mountain House offers full amenities for tourism, health care, recreation, banking, shopping and dining. The local arts and culture scene is flourishing. In the summertime, Rocky hosts great events like Marketplace on Main, which is enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. If outdoor recreation is what you like to do, then the West Country area is for you, with the mountains, lakes and rivers this is the place to enjoy your time off by yourself or with your family,

Education is important in the community with Public and Catholic schools offering K-12 and French Immersion as well. Checkout the link to learn more about education opportunities in Rocky:

Education Opportunities

Development and local construction is strong and active in the community. With ongoing community development, the community hopes to welcome new companies and residents in the future.

Medical Clinic

Rocky Medical Clinic is the only clinic in town. A large, modern building with EMR and great, efficient staff. Doctors provide satellite care to the Village of Caroline, and to First Nation reserves.

Rocky PCN

Excellent support from Rocky PCN. Wide range of programs.

Additional Notes About Rocky Mountain House

Rocky Mountain House Health Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 31

No. of LTC beds: 0

No. of operating rooms: 1

No. of Deliveries: 150-160, Shared on-call rotation for deliveries

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time)

  • 1 General Surgeon, 1 GP Surgeon - providing surgical services, C-section, gastroscopy and colonoscopy

  • 1 Ob/Gyn – providing surgical services, C-section, and obstetric shared care.

  • 2 GP Anesthetists provide anesthesia services, epidural support for labor and delivery and OR on call support.

    Description: Busy rural acute facility

    Emergency Services: 24/7 on call

    Number of Emergency visits (per annum): 24000

    Radiology Services

    x Diagnostic Imaging

    x Ultrasound

    Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

    Radiology Hours of Operation: 0800 to 1615 M-F to public and 0700 to 2300 daily to support ER_

    Laboratory Hours of Operation: 0800 to 1615 M-F to public and 0700 to 2300 daily to support ER

    Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site:Yes

    Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No

    Link to Community Map: Click here to view our community on a map

Link to Community Map:

Click here to view our community on a map


Required Competencies
•A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant license 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
•Experience in obstetrical and neonatal emergencies and resuscitation

Desired Competencies
•Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
•Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
•Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
•Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
• Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)


Fee for Service

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 15.12% for insured services provided in this community.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

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 Lindsay McDow at e-mail [email protected]

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michener Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4N 6R2

19 October 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Rocky Mountain House
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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