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General Practitioner-Coronation/Consort

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Coronation Hospital & Care Centre
2021-02-11  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible
AHS is recruiting for this position.
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: Central Zone To learn more about this zone
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We are looking for a physician with training in Family Medicine who will practice in a office based Family Medicine clinic and local health facilities. This position requires a scope of practice that includes outpatient, acute, long term care, and emergency medicine (including shifts and on-call).Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will be responsible for after hours inpatient care.

This position requires a successful candidate to additionally provide coverage in the community of Consort.

About the Community of Coronation:

The Town of Coronation

Come and enjoy a rich quality of life for you and your family, while practicing medicine in Coronation. Coronation provides quality healthcare, excellent facilities, and strong support networks. Our community offers award-winning education, excellent recreation and an attractive compensation package for a new physicain coming to town.

Coronation is located along Highway #12 and is the largest community within the County of Paintearth. The residents are very proud of their community. The town of Coronation is a family friendly community with an abundance or services, supports and facilities for its citizens that are enjoyed and appreciated by all of its citizens. The economy is supported primarily by farming, ranching and the oil industry.

There is one school from Kindergarden to Grade 12 called Coronation School, with a small teacher to student ratio. The school belongs to the Clearview School District.

The town includes many recreational facilities, including an indoor skating and hockey arena, a curling rink, baseball fields, soccer fields, new two-level fitness centre, taekwondo classes, dance classes, music classes, an outdoor swimming pool, bowling alley and numerous playgrounds and parks. There is a library called the Coronation Memorial Library which hosts a summer reading / activity program for the youth in the community.

Coronation has some of the most sunlight hours in Canada. Its climate is mostly warm during the spring and summer with normal precipitation.

The town has a diverse religious following, there are two churches, an Evangelical Free Church and a United Church. Catholic residents travel approximately 20 minutes west to attend mass at the Catholic Church.

A new community hall was recently built and is commonly used for celebrations and cultural functions throughout the year.

Travel Time:

To Edmonton: 2.5 hrs
To Calgary: 3.0 hrs
To Red Deer: 1.75 hrs
To Lethbridge: 4.0 hrs
To Medicine Hat: 3.0 hrs

Candidates must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Required Competencies

  • 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 inpatient experience
  • ACLS/Life Support Training within the previous 24 months is essential
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the previous 12 months


  • Certificate of the College of Family Physicians
  • Experience within the past 24 months running an office based family medicine clinic and being responsible for after hours inpatient care.
  • PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)

This Position is Fee For Service

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $8200.00 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 0.00% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,500 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,000 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

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

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

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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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