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Anesthesiologist Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Fort McMurray   159 views
Job Details


The Northern Lights Regional Hospital is currently looking for an anesthesiologist to join their team of specialists in the community of Fort McMurray. The successful candidate must have training and expertise (FRCPC or FRCPC eligible)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Fort McMurray.

  • Provide hospital and call support as required.

  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.

  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

The Northern Lights Regional Health Centre is a 95 bed acute care facility with a busy emergency department, ICU, and specialty services in OBGYN, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, ENT, urology, dentistry, palliative care, pediatrics, and psychiatry; hosting 7,267 admissions, more than 60,000 emergency department visits, approximately 1,244 deliveries and more than 5,371 OR procedures, 5,811 endoscopies annually.

Additional Notes About Fort McMurray


Welcome to Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

We are located in northeast Alberta, nestled in the boreal forest at the confluence of four rivers. Fort McMurray, the largest city in the Municipality, is considered an urban service area.

Fort McMurray is a place immersed in natural beauty where land, sky and water meet. Canoe the historic travel and trade routes followed by early trappers and explores, explore the sand dunes, hike the trails, fish the pristine clear waters of Northern Alberta and gaze in awe at the Aurora Borealis. We are a nature lover’s paradise with the urban city feel.

In addition to Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo consists of ten smaller communities: Anzac, Conklin, Draper, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort MacKay, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier/Chard, Mariana Lakes and Saprae Creek Estates. Each of these communities has its own unique charms and attractions.

Fort Chipewyan is Alberta’s oldest settled community. 200 years of rich history has created a destination that has enticed explorers, fur traders, and adventure enthusiasts since the 18th century. Fort Chipewyan is the launch point for your adventure into Wood Buffalo National Park or an ideal “leave your worries behind” retreat.

Fort McMurray is a diverse multicultural community. There are many festivals and events offered all year round to celebrate the local diversity in the areas of heritage, public and culture. To name a few: Malanka “Ukrainian New Year’s Celebration”, Chinese New Year, Winter Play, Culture Days, Canada Day, Urban Market, Celtic Day, Relay for Life

In addition to the Fort McMurray public school district, Catholic school district and the Conseil Scolaire Centre-Nord school, Fort McMurray has Keyano College. Keyano College is a modern college with three campuses and four learning centers.

It is a community that has strong family values and has opportunities in any sporting event for youths to adults. Options for children in theatre, sports, dance and recreation are endless.

Fort McMurray also has an international Airport. Many local and national flights are available. For those who wish to drive the new double lane highway, Edmonton is 435 km south on Highway 63.

At a quick glance:

Population: 82,381 – including catchment

Location: 435 km northeast of Edmonton

Industries: Oil Sands, natural gas and pipeline sectors, forestry, tourism, retail

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo/ Fort McMurray – Alberta’s “northern light”.

For more information on our community and region, please visit:


Educational Requirements:

  • Registration with the Royal College of Canada is required.

  • Registration with the CPSA or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure (required with application).

  • 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 selected.


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 benefits, please contact click here.

Recruiter Contact:

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Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.