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General Practitioner w. optional Anesthesia skills Full-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   Lethbridge   67 views
Job Details


Viking Medical Centre

Practice Description:
Viking is home to three general practitioners who have combined specialties in obstetrics, anaesthetics, and internal surgery. All physicians participate in the on-call program at the Viking Health Centre. A physician with Anesthesia skills is preferable, but not mandatory.

Viking Health Centre

  • No. of Inpatient Beds: 16

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time):
The Viking Health Centre is a modern, 16 bed acute care hospital. The centre is fully staffed to provide both emergency and general health care. Surgical, obstetical, laproscopic, and endoscopic procedures are performed on a regular basis. The centre also houses a physiotherapy clinic, a full lab and rehabilitation services.

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging

Additional Notes About Viking

Viking stands as a model family-oriented centre with strong agricultural roots and a vibrant business spirit. The founders of Viking and those who followed envisioned a community where families could work, learn, worship and play in a safe, nurturing environment. Today's town leaders celebrate that vision by ensuring that the citizens of Viking have access to the best educators, cultural facilities and recreational amenities. The residents of Viking invite you to explore.

• Lies at the crossroads of Highway 14 and 36, providing quick and easy access from important points is Alberta and Saskatchewan.
• Has a population of 1085 (2006 Canada Cenus)
• Offers a range of recreational, historical, and cultural activities.

Source: Town of Viking Website - To learn more, please visit

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2.0 hrs
To Calgary: 5.0 hrs
To Red Deer: 3.25 hrs
To Grande Prairie: 7 hrs
To Lethbridge: 7 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 5.5 hrs


Required Competencies

  • A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant License or Letter of Eligibilty with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the most responsible physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
  • Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months)

Desired Competencies

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • MOREOB/ Advances in LAbour and Risk MAnagement (ALARM)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)


This Position is 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 Compensation & Benefits, click here.

Recruiter Contact:

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Lindsay McDow at e-mail

Company Operating Name: Alberta Health Services
Business Address: 43 Michner Bend
City: Red Deer
Province/ Territory: Alberta
Postal Code: T4P 0H6

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.