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SpecialtyObstetrics & Gynecology

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityFort McMurray(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 31, 2018

Posted DateJanuary 16, 2018



Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physiciansvarious

Clinic Hoursvarious


Hospital NameNorthern Lights Regional Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Presently there are three fulltime OBGYN working in the community. Would be providing medical services in obstetrics as well as gynecology.

Practice would include a community based practice, O.R. time and inpatient care.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•Establish and maintain a full time community based practice in the community of Fort McMurray
•Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the OBGYN call schedule for the Northern Lights Health Centre
•Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Fort McMurray

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Fort McMurray. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate''''''''s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Hospital Name: Northern Lights Health Centre

No. of Long Term Care Beds: 30
No. of Surgical Beds: 29
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 6
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 12
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 5
No. of Operating Rooms: 6 rooms
No. of Inpatient Beds: 105
No. of Deliveries in 2014-15 was 1399

Qualifications & Experience

Must be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Willing to be an preceptor for the Family Medicine Residency Program.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (required)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Additional Competencies

  • High Risk Obstetrics (Required)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Required)


Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$500,000 - $750,000
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.