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Anesthesiologist Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Medicine Hat   142 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for a full-time Anesthesiologist beginning January 2020. The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

The Department of Anesthesia provides 24-hour services to 6 brand new state of the art operating theatres with over 7900 surgeries yearly. Our OR's are surrounded by massive windows with ample natural light and gorgeous coulee views. One anesthesiologist daily provides acute pain services on the units, consult services, anesthesia for psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), supports ICU, EM, OB/GYN, ENT, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Ophthalmology and Orthopedics. Also covers Labour & Delivery suite which sees over 1200 deliveries and 350 Cesarean sections yearly. Additional opportunity to expand your practice into ICU, Chronic Pain and Off-Site Dental. Alberta Health Services also provides excellent leadership opportunities, and continuous exposure to learners.

We are seeking a team player to join our supportive, flexible and vibrant Anesthesia Department. We would also welcome candidates to come on a short term locum assignment to experience the amazing multidisciplinary teamwork environment we have to offer.

Additional Notes About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a community of 65,671 + with a drawing population of 110,000 located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent year-round destination for all ages. The city of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work, play, and raise a family. Medicine Hat has the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta, and an enviable climate. Known as the "Oasis of the Prairies", Medicine Hat is Canada's sunniest city.

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  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Eligible for license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Preferably licensed by the Canadian or American board of Anesthesia
  • No sub-specialty training required but the successful candidate must be familiar with: pediatric and obstetric anesthesia


  • Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Eligible to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency)
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)


Compensation for this position is Fee-for-Service

On Call Stipend: Specialist on Call: Yes

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives:

Several benefits are available to physicians through the AMA. To receive these benefits, physicians must be members of the AMA or pay a non-member administration fee. The benefits include:

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.

Recruiter Contact:

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for interview will be contacted.

For more information on this posting, please contact:

Nicole Ashman, Physician Resource Planner;

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.