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Family Medicine Physician/General Practioner Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Cold Lake   132 views
Job Details


The community of Cold Lake requires a full time Family Medicine practitioner to
join the existing physician team.The practice opportunity in Cold Lake includes both clinic hours
and hospital work. The physician team shares the Emergency Department on call rotation, while each
maintaining a clinical family practice.· 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, Cold Lake
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the
base community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in
the Emergency Department, other schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

There is a Primary Care Network in the community.The successful candidate is recruited for the
community of Cold Lake. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business
by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent
business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Additional Notes About Cold Lake


Cold Lake

Hugging the shores of Alberta's seventh largest lake, Cold Lake is one of the fastest growing centre in northeastern Alberta. And don't

let the name fool you, Cold Lake is a community filled with warm smiles, crystal clear water and an abundance of natural beauty.

It's a place where people come for a visit and never want to leave. Surrounded by Provincial parks and beautiful Alberta landscape Cold Lake is a haven for outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

With a population including catchment of 20,798, Cold Lake has three main economic industries - the Canadian Forces Base - 4Wing, several thriving oil and gas developments as well as a busy tourism sector. Construction on the Base began in 1952 and it is now the largest air force base in Canada.

Cold Lake is located 287 km northeast of Edmonton and 107 kms north of Lloydminster.

Take a trip down the Iron Horse Trail on your ATV or snowmobile, rip up the dirt on our newly commissioned motocross track or head out on the lake for a day of fishing. Enjoy the Millennium trail which runs from the Canadian Air Force Base 4Wing to the Marina. When you're ready to relax, head to Kinosoo Beach, recently voted one of Canada's top 25 beaches or out on the green at one of three local golf courses. Aside from our ice arenas, baseball fields, soccer pitches, and local ski hill, the new Energy Centre offers a host of things to see and do including a world-class fitness centre. Cold Lake really is a four season playground!

Our 250 berth marina, the largest inland marina in western Canada, provides access to almost 400 square kilometers of open water with lots of sandy beaches. Fishing is a favorite pastime here, which is not surprising since the lake supports a very diverse fish population.

We're famous for our six species of angling game fish and hold the angling record in Alberta for Lake Trout. A whopping 52 ½ pound was caught in 1929 with a line and hook.

Community Organizations are many with random samples that include Knights of Columbus, Lakeland Radio Society, Adoption Support Group, Beta Sigma Phi, Kinsmen/Kinettes, Agricultural Society, Kinosoo Performing Arts Society, Lakeland United Way and Music Festival Association to a few.

Cold Lake is part of the Northern Lights School Division and offers education in the public sector as well as Separate and there is also a choice of Francophone.

In the vibrant business community you'll find all the amenities of a bigger city without the crowds and traffic. We're located three hours northeast of Edmonton and 20 minutes west of the Saskatchewan border on Highway 28. Bring your toys and enjoy Cold Lake in any season! For more information call 1-800-840-6140 [Call: 1-800-840-6140] or visit our website at

Hospital Name: Cold Lake Healthcare Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 28

No. of Long Term Care Beds: 50

No. of Operating Rooms: 1

Hospital Statistics:

Deliveries: 322

Emergency Room Visits: 33,153

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

General Surgery and dental surgery

Gynecological surgery

Ophthalmological surgery

ENT surgery

Endoscopy including gastroscopy, colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy



Visiting Services:

Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology Surgery, Orthopedic Surgeon, Pediatrics, ENT

Radiology Services:

Diagnostic Imaging



Qualifications & Experience:
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
• Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
• Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)

• CCFP-EM (desired)
• Geriatrics (desired)Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital
Must have experience in a rural emergency 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 benefits, please contact click here.

Recruiter Contact:

For more information on this posting, please contact Minimum 36-60 months commitment may be
requiredThis position is in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant HealthThe CPSA
Letter of Eligibility is required with your application.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.