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Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner, Anesthesia Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   St. Paul   75 views
Job Details


Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

To provide medical services in primary care (clinic), emergency department coverage, anesthesia, acute care and extended care services.

Will also have current rural and emergency experience.

Must be a team player.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, St. Paul
  • Establish and maintain full time community based practice within the community
  • Provision of extended hour (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
  • Provide hospital call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required, Anesthesia.
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • Interest in Leadership
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of St. Paul. 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 St. Paul

St. Paul is strategically located in the centre of the northeast region of Alberta, and as a result maintains its status as a major trading centre for the surrounding area. An excellent road system and 3, 500 foot paved airstrip provides easy access to and from the area.

Population of St. Paul including catchment is 16, 331 and is situated 200km northeast of Edmonton on Highway 28. Because of the town's ideal locaton in the northeast region of Alberta, firms involved in product and service industries are taking a second look at St. Paul. St. Paul is a "People Kind of Place."

The variety of recreation facilities offered in St.Paul includes two indoor ice arenas, an indoor swimming pool, a recreation centre, 6 sheet curling rink, 14 soccer fields, 14 community parks, 2 tennis courts, 2 sports fields, 8 ball diamonds, a bowling alley, movie theatres, the St. Paul Golf Course (9 holes), and a ski trail.

Nearby park facilities include the Kehewin Lake Recreation (50 campsites, boat launch, and fishing), Lac Bellevue Municipal Recreation Area (32 campsites, hiking, and water-based recreation opportunities), Lower Therien Lake (canoeing opportunities), Stony Lake Municipal Recreation Area (30 campsites, trails and water-based recreation), the St. Paul Municipal Campground is within town limits (50 campsites).

St. Paul offers education in both public and separate division as well as a Francophone option. Public schools in St. Paul include St. Paul Elementary School [K-5], Racette Junior High School [6-9], and St. Paul Regional School [10-12]. Ecole Du Sommet provides French language education for Grades K to 12, through the East Central Francophone Education Regional Division. Glen Avon Protestant School provides education for Grades K to 9, and St. Paul Regional School provides education for Grades 10 to 12. Post-secondary programs and courses are available through the Portage College and Blue Quills First Nations College.

St. Paul boasts the world's first UFO landing pad. A new UFO tourist information centre is now located next to the UFO landing pad and is operated by the Chamber of Commerce.

St. Paul's life-support is the rich agricultural land that surrounds the town, supplemented by the oil and gas industries. The community is rich in a number of ethnic backgrounds.

No of Inpatient Beds: 40

No of LTC Beds: 30


Qualifications & Experience

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Required)
  • Must have current rural experience (1-2 years)
  • Anesthesia (Diploma required with a minimum of six months experience)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in Rural 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 eligiblity requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta at

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.


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:

Gail Hachey

Physician Resource Planner, North Zone Medica Affairs

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.