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Family Medicine - Anesthesia

Shauna Wallbank
High Level, Alberta (CA)
Fee for service.
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Alberta Health Services - North Zone, is actively recruiting a Family Medicine with Anesthesia Physician to establish a full-time practice in the community of High Level. This position will provide services in Community Clinic, Emergency Room Coverage, Anesthesia, Inpatient & Outpatient Services, and Long-Term Care.

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.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence within the community of High Level.
  • Establish and maintain full time community-based practice within the community.
  • Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services.
  • Provide call assistance as per call schedules, including equal participation in the Emergency Department and Anesthesia call schedules, as required.
  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules, and AHS policies.
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Department of Family Medicine.
  • Participate in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs.
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative duties, as assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues in support of patient care.


  • Current Alberta Practice Permit or valid CPSA Letter of Eligibility to practice in the advertised position (proof to be included with application).
  • Recent hands-on experience (within the past 2 years) in all areas of practice noted within the Description, as the sole provider.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP).
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada - Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM).
  • Sole provider of Anesthesia services (Diploma required, with a minimum of six months pre & post diploma experience).
  • Geriatrics.
  • Rural Emergency Room Experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, and we thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Practice Ready Assessment (PRA); as well as applicants that are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.

Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.

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