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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCochrane(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateOctober 03, 2018


ClinicMaple Leaf Health Centre

Clinic TypeGroup or Solo PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians1 (room for 4)

Clinic HoursMon-Fri 8am - 8pm; Sat 9am- 2pm

Practice Description

Just 15 minutes north west of Calgary, family physicians are needed in the booming town of Cochrane. Maple Leaf Health Centre is a BRAND NEW private family practice clinic where physicians practice on a fee for service basis, providing primary care to the population of Cochrane. The clinic has an onsite pharmacy. Cochrane is a vibrant and rapidly growing town with a population growth of 6.2% in the last year and 12% since 2015.

The clinic is located in the new community of Fireside and will also service the neighboring communities of Riversong, The Willows and Riviera. It is the only medical clinic in the vicinity of these rising communities. The nearest medical clinic is approximately 5km away.

There will be a new nursing home and senior’s living community within 20m of the clinic opening in Spring 2019.
Number of physicians 2 (room for 4)

Hrs Mon/ Wed 10am -7:30 pm;
Tues/ Thurs 10am-7pm;
Sat 9am-2pm

Job Description

We are looking for part-time and full-time family physicians to join our team. Flexible hours and a friendly team atmosphere. Potential to work with local seniors'' living residences for interested applicants.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • Geriatrics (Desired)


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.

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 License is required for application.