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StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityFort McMurray(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJuly 21, 2019

Posted DateJanuary 21, 2019


Hospital NameNorthern Lights Regional Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

The Northern Lights Regional Hospital is currently looking for an anesthesiologist to join their team of specialists in the community of Fort McMurray. The successful candidate must have training and expertise (FRCPC or FRCPC eligible)
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Fort McMurray.
• Provide hospital and call support as required.
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

The Northern Lights Regional Health Centre is a 95 bed acute care facility with a busy emergency department, ICU, and specialty services in OBGYN, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, ENT, urology, dentistry, palliative care, pediatrics, and psychiatry; hosting 7,267 admissions, more than 60,000 emergency department visits, approximately 1,244 deliveries and more than 5,371 OR procedures, 5,811 endoscopies annually.

Qualifications & Experience

Educational Requirements:
• Registration with the Royal College of Canada is required.
• Registration with the CPSA or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure (required with application).
• Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be selected.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Additional Competencies

  • Anaesthetics (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 $21516.89 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 19.98% 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.