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Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine - Valleyview Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Valleyview   5 views
Job Details

VALLEYVIEWFAMILY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN to provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage and hospital acute care services.

Duties include but not limited to:
Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, VALLEYVIEW
Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community of VALLEYVIEW
Provide hospital and call assistance 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
Contribute to and participate in other administrative duties as assigned

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of VALLEYVIEW

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

Qualifications & Experience

  • CCFP certification, desired
  • Must have current Emergency Room Experience (in a rural setting)
  • Must have current rural experience in hospital and beyond the emergency department
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation(NRP) (desired)
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Health
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Fee for ServiceOn 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 - https://www.albertadoctors.org/services
  • Community Info:

    VALLEYVIEW issmall town witha strong economic base that is closely tied to the agricultural, energy, and forestry sectors. Valleyview has all of the benchmarks of a good town including quality health care, culture, education, infrastructure, reasonable housing along with numerous recreational activities, all of which make Valleyview a great place to call home whether you live in town or in the surrounding rural area.

    Recreational opportunities for all ages and seasons include outdoor swimming pool and splash park, ice and curling arena, playgrounds, parks and baseball diamonds, and a skateboard park. School teams, hockey, karate, dance and soccer are just some of the sports available. Cultural facilities include a public library, a theatre group and several churches of different denominations.

    A multitude of lakes, rivers and forested areas surround the town which present numerous adventures for outdoor and recreational enthusiasts, including photography, hunting, fishing, camping, hiking trails, canoeing, river and jet boating, cross-country and downhill skiing. Local rodeo, 4-H and horse clubs round out the outdoor events.

    Travel Time:
    To Edmonton: 3.5 hrs
    To Calgary: 6 hrs
    To Red Deer: 5 hrs
    To Grande Prairie: 1 hrs

    Hospital Statistics (2021-22):
    Emergency Room Visits: 14,315
    Discharges: 476

  • Posting Date: Jul 28, 2022
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.