As of 29 May 2015, the rules in Alberta regarding sponsorship eligibility for a Practice Readiness Assessment have changed for all eligible candidates for the Provisional Register - Conditional Practice. For full details, visit RPAP. ×



SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCarstairs(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 31, 2018

Posted DateJuly 25, 2017


ClinicSnowy Owl Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians3 Physicians

Clinic Hours8:00-5:00

Practice Description

Snowy Owl Medical Clinic is a modern clinic with family physicians and a paediatrician. We aim to provide excellent evidenced-based healthcare to the rural population of Carstairs and surrounding communities. We highly value same-day accessibility for patients. Physicians are well supported with friendly staff and flexible workflow.

Job Description

Just 30 minutes north of Calgary, Snowy Owl Medical Clinic is implementing 21st century medicine. We are working on the medical-home model of care, with patient-centric initiatives including same-day access, Toward Optimized Practice(TOP), screening measures, and Primary Care Network (PCN) Integration.

We have one of the friendliest places to work along with a great facility. Physicians are well supported and have flexible schedules.

There is potential to work at the Didsbury Hospital with ER shifts, long-term care, and inpatient care.

Have a look around and join our exciting team. We love working here.

Qualifications & Experience

Physician must be interested in providing medical-home quality of care. Although we do some walk-in appointments while a physician builds up a panel, we support quality over volume.
Must be fluent in English.
Must be licensed to practice medicine in Alberta. We do not have a sponsorship position.


Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $4100.00 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.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

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 $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 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 complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact

APL is a free service, connecting you with practitioner jobs in Alberta, Canada.

After you have registered you will be able to submit your interest in this practice opportunity.

A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional LicenseĀ is required for application.