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General / Family Practitioner Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Medicine Hat   90 views
Job Details


Family Physician to provide private practice in the community of Medicine Hat, and participate in group call coverage including Dr. Nil shifts at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

Full scope multi disciplinary general practice.

Practitioner will provide medical services in the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine, in the community of Medicine Hat at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and in private practice.

  • Maintain a full time Family Medicine practice in the community of Medicine Hat; A full time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties five (5) days per week and/or providing commensurate shifts in keeping with other full time practice FTEs as assigned by the medical leader responsible for the area of clinical service;

  • Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and hospital privileges which will include provision of inpatient admission services for their patient panel, including maintenance of a call roster at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital;

  • Will participate in Dr. Nil Program;

  • Option to participate in shifts at the Family Medicine Maternity Clinic, subject to successful application with FMMC;

  • Will have a patient panel of a minimum of 1000 patients within six (6) months;

  • Reside in and have as primary residence, the community of Medicine Hat;

  • Provide on-call support as per AHS’s on-call schedules and expectations applicable to the South Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leaders;

  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the Rules and AHS policies;

  • Will join and be an active member with the Primary Care Network;

  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues as a member of the Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in support of patient care; and

  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Family Medicine at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital and AHS in general, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

About the Community of Medicine Hat:

Additional Notes About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a city of 65,000 + with a drawing population of 110,000 + and is known as the sunniest city in Canada. Medicine Hat is an excellent family community with good schools, and a community college. There is a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities in the area. The community offers a good quality of life and substantial advantages for a rewarding career and a great family life.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: approx. 6 hrs
To Calgary: approx. 3 hrs
To Red Deer: approx 4.5 hrs
To Lethbridge: approx 1.5 hrs


CCFP Preferred

Must hold or be eligible to apply to the CPSA for the Provisional Register Conditional Practice as a General Practitioner or be recognized as a specialist in Family Medicine.

Preference will be given to Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada.


Fee for service.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Incentives* For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact

Recruiter Contact:

**Thank you for your interest in the position of General / Family Practitioner at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Medicine Hat. Please apply through DoctorJobs. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted**

Nicole Ashman, Planner-Physician Resources


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.