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General Practitioner with optional OBS - Sylvan Lake Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Sylvan Lake   6 views
Job Details

We are looking for a General Practitioner with recent and relevant training and experience in Family Medicine for a full-time Family Medicine practice in Sylvan Lake. The successful candidate will be required to provide after hours care for the Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Centre and join the call schedule. It is preferred that the candidate provide OBS services but it is not required. OBS services would include prenatal care in community and deliveries in Red Deer as part of a call group. They will also be expected to support Long Term Care.

Required Competencies

  • Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license 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.
  • Previous basic obstetrics and emergency room experience
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Advanced cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)


  • Experience within the past 24 months running an office based family medicine clinic and being responsible for after hours inpatient care.
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • MOREOB/Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)
  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians (CCFP)
Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: This Position is 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.
  • Community Info: The Town of Sylvan Lake, one of Canadas fastest growing communities!Resident Focused Visitor FriendlySylvan Lake is a youthful and bustling community ideally located halfway between Edmonton and Calgary 90 minutes either way mere minutes from Red Deer, and just an hour from the Rocky Mountains. This resort community is home to a permanent population of nearly 15,000 people. Sylvan Lakes economy is fuelled by several key growth industries; oil and gas extraction, retail trade, healthcare and social assistance, construction, and public administration. The town boasts outstanding facilities and amenities, residential neighborhoods, and public, separate and private schools. Recreation enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of golf courses, exciting watersports, boating/yachting, an award-winning aquatic centre, beautiful green spaces, walking trails, snowmobiling, hockey, and family dining experiences. Sylvan Lake is an ideal community for all ages and interests.As of 2015, the town has two medical clinics with a total of 12 doctors. Sylvan Lake is one of nine identified communities in Alberta to construct a Family Care Centre (FCC) in order to service local area healthcare needs. In May of 2014, the Urgent Care Committee began extensive work on the required business plan. Core medical services that the committee has lobbied for includes:medical assistance for non-life threating injuriesextended hours from 7:00am 10:00pm, seven days a week in one consistent locationaccess to Lab and X-Rayobservation Bedsstaffed by Doctors, nurses, and other appropriate health professionalsDrop in and visit Sylvan Lake, well give you a tour of our growing community!
  • Posting Date: Aug 9, 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.