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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications


CommunitySylvan Lake(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateMarch 01, 2019

Posted DateFebruary 03, 2019

End DateSeptember 30, 2019


ClinicSylvan Family Health Centre

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physicians6 Physicians

Clinic Hours9-5T,F and 8-8M,W,F


Hospital NameSylvan Lake Community Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Supported by Wolf Creek Primary Care Network
6 Physicians
Clinic hours 9-5T,F and 8-8M,W,F

Job Description

Looking for a long term locum in beautiful Sylvan Lake Alberta. Sylvan Family Health Centre is supported by Wolf Creek PCN and works under the Blended Capitation model. This allows us to have a large on site team including chronic disease nursing, dietician, mental health therapists, LPNs, a 1:1 MOA/Physician ratio, RN seeing patients for a wide range of medical services, pharmacist as well as usual administrative supports. Opportunities exist to participate in the obstetrics schedule as well as local urgent care centre coverage if desired. We are looking for clinic coverage of 3-5 days a week, seeing at maximum 4 patients per hour paid on a sessional or hourly rate. We are the winners of the Alberta College of Family Physicians 2017 Patient's Medical Home award and have a fabulous team to support your work with us.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (required)


Compensation Type
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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