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General Practitioner

General / Family Practitioner
Full Time Practice
Lacombe Hospital & Care Centre
2022-03-31  Time: 15:00
As soon as possible
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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 run an office based Family Medicine clinic.

This position requires a full scope of practice that includes walk ins, inpatient, outpatient, acute, long term care and emergency room coverage. 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.

About the Community of Lacombe:

For information about of Lacombe:

Lacombe Hospital & Care Centre

No. of Inpatient Beds: 35

No. of LTC beds: 75

No. of operating rooms: 1

Available Specialty Services (full-time and part-time)


  • Pain management clinic

Description: Interventional pain management procedures done in Lacombe

Emergency Services: 24 hours/7 days per week

Number of Emergency visits (per annum): 24,000

Radiology Services

Diagnostic Imaging


Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Mobile Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Radiology Hours of Operation: 08:00 – 16:30 Mon - Fri

Laboratory Hours of Operation: 08:00 – 16:30 Mon - Fri

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site:nNo

If No, what is the approximate travel to the nearest service: Red Deer is 20 min travel from here

Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No

If No, what is the approximate travel to the nearest service: Red Deer is 20 min travel

Required Competencies

  • A successful candidate will hold 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
  • Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
  • Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months)

Desired Competencies

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

A successful candidate must be in compliance with Alberta Health Services Immunization of Workers for COVID19 policy prior to their start date. By applying to this position you are confirming your ability and willingness to comply with the policy.

This Position is Fee For Service

On 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.

*For complete details on AMA Membership Compensation & Benefits, click here.

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

Note: Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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