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Part Time Practice - Rural General / Family Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Part Time Practice
Bassano Health Centre
2021-08-04  Time: 1:00
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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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.

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

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

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