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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityHinton(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateSeptember 24, 2019


ClinicHillcrest Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physicians4(clinic)

Clinic Hours8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Hospital NameHinton Healthcare CentreRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Full age spectrum family medicine. Hospital ER call about 6 x 12 hour shifts per month. Obstetrics optional. Clinic coverage about 4.5 days per week with walk-in appointments available. No evening or weekend clinic hours. Electronic medical records. See website: []

Job Description

In addition to regular family medicine office and hospital duties the successful candidate must be willing to assume oversight of the Cardiac Rehabilitation programs in Edson and Hinton Alberta. To this end, it is mandatory that the candidate have successfully completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta''''s "Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation Examination" and be willing to do Cardiac Stress Testing.

Qualifications & Experience

Physician must have successfully completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta''''s "Electrocardiogram (ECG) Interpretation Examination" and be willing to do Cardiac Stress Testing.
  • 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) (desired)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Emergency Room Experience (Desired)


Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$400,000 - $500,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $13056.84 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 12.12% 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.