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Part Time Practice - Rural General / Family Practitioner Part-time Job

2 years ago   Doctor / Physician   High River   103 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently seeking a part time Rural Family Physician for the Bassano Health Centre to begin practice June 2021.

The scope of practice would include:

- Inpatient, Outpatient and Acute Care. Call support as per AHS call schedules and expectations including Emergency Room and Hospitalist on call rotation for Rural Medicine practices in the South Zone at Bassano.

-Establish and maintain a part time Rural Medicine (Family Practice with Admitting privileges) clinic in the community of Bassano. A part time practice is generally accepted as engagement in clinical duties two and a half (2.5) days per week minimum 20 hours, and/or providing commensurate shifts in keeping with other part time practice FTEs as assigned by the medical leader responsible for the area of clinical service.

-Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Rural Medicine.

-Reside in and have as primary and family residence, the community of Bassano.

*Radiology (PACS) and Lab services provided by Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

Additional Notes About Bassano

Bassano is a community of 2300 with a small town, relaxed atmosphere and a low cost of living.
Good schools and recreational facilities.

Bassano's first hospital was built in 1914, and for a while served as the only hospital between Calgary and Medicine Hat. In 1919 the Town of Bassano took over the facility and began operating it as a Municipal Hospital. This original building was renovated and extended several times before being replaced in 1958 with the present building. Bassano currently has the distinction of having the oldest facility in the province.

In November 1997, the Primary Care clinic was opened in the lower level of the building. At this time the name of the facility was also changed to the Bassano Health Centre to be more reflective of the wide range of services offered.

Bassano Health Centre has 4 acute care, 1 palliative care and 8 continuing care beds, as well as 1 respite care bed.

Service is provided based on a Primary Health Care model, and includes 3 physicians and 2 Primary Care Nurses located on site.


CCFP Desired

Must be eligible for a College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) license.

Must 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 general practice physicians with recent training and/or experience (within 2 years) in Emergency situations.

Preference given to those with recent rural experience.

ACLS Desired

ATLS Desired

For more information on obtaining a CPSA license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta:


Alternate Relationship Plan.

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

Recruiter Contact:

Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

**Thank you for your interest in the position of Rural General / Family Practitioner at the Bassano Health Centre in Bassano. 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.