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Rural Low Risk Obstetrics - High River Part-time Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary Zone   7 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the High River Maternity Clinic are inviting applications from physicians with an interest/background in obstetrics to join the low-risk obstetrical team at the High River General Hospital.

As a member of the High River Maternity Clinic, you are expected to provide maternity care in the prenatal clinic as well as on-call for labour and delivery. The model is a shared care, integrative model with maternity care provided by both family physicians and midwives. High River General Hospital is a Level 1 hospital, with obstetricians acting as consultants and providing C-Section coverage. Epidural and anesthesia services are provided by GP anesthetists.

The successful candidate will have an expressed interest in low-risk maternity care and be committed to working collaboratively and collegially with the members of the team, as well as nursing and other allied health professionals on the labour and delivery unit.

Start date - as soon as possible but preferably by January 1, 2024. This is a one-year term position (non-core member) including 2-3 shifts per month with the possibility of more shifts.

We're passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Required Qualifications:


Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)

Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently (MOREOB)

Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applications must be submitted through Doctor Jobs Alberta Doctor Jobs Careers - Jobs (

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • Department: Rural Medicine
  • Specialty: Family Medicine - Obstetrical Surgical Skills / Maternal & Newborn Care
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Fee for service
  • Posting Date: Aug 16, 2023
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.