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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityClaresholm(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 01, 2018

Posted DateSeptember 07, 2018


ClinicClaresholm Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians6 Physicians

Clinic HoursMonday to Friday 09 to 5:00 pm


Hospital NameClaresholm General HospitalRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Currently, the Claresholm Medical Centre ( 4215 3 St, Claresholm, AB T0L 0T0, 403.625.4484) is a family practice of 6 general practitioners who practice on a fee for service basis. Physician work at the clinic is supported by a clinic manager, 6 medical office assistants, a chronic disease management LPN, a pharmacist, a psychiatric nurse and 2 receptionists. The practice also includes responsibility for emergency room and acute care coverage at the Claresholm General Hospital and also provides medical services to the Claresholm Care Centre and the Willow Creek Continuing Care Centre. This is a challenging but very rewarding career choice.


Hospital Name: Claresholm General Hospital

Acute Care Beds: 16

Willow Creek Care Beds: 100 (separate facility)

Supported Living:

Porcupine Hills Lodge Beds: 50
Cottonwood Senior Housing Beds: 100

Psychiatric Beds: 100

Visits to ED: 10,283

Acute Care Discharges: 633

Average Length of Stay: 19.5 days


Clinic Name: Claresholm Medical Clinic

Clinic Type: Group Practice

# of Physicians: 5

Clinic Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, M - F

Job Description

Establish & maintain a full time community based practices within our community

Provide hospital & on call support as per call schedules including participation in the ER and Inpatient coverage.

Patient care at the Willow Creek Continuing Care and Care Centre as required

Qualifications & Experience



ATLS (preferred)

PALS (preferred)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (required)


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 $10416.13 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 9.68% 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 $2,656 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.

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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.