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    Calgary, Alberta - Family Practitioner/GP - Permanent Full-time

    CanAm’s client, Wellpoint Health Ltd. has been recognized by Profit 500 as one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada. They are a leading provider of family medicine and health and safety services with 14 locations nationally and provide a full range of workplace services including Medical Assessments, Disability Case Management, Wellness, Prevention and Compliance programs.

    In Alberta, Wellpoint is one of the longest standing vendors to be designated as an Occupational Injury Services (OIS) provider by the Workers’ Compensation Board with two clinics in both Calgary and Edmonton respectively.  Family medicine has always been a significant component of their clinics in Alberta and they are looking for physicians to join their talented team.

    Wellpoint has assembled one of the industry’s premier occupational health teams comprised of physicians, nurses, and technicians, in order to deliver consistent, high-quality service directly to over 200,000 patients, and help their clients realize significant savings with respect to employee health, through reductions in lost time and disability claims. 

    The Opportunity:
    Wellpoint is seeking a General Practitioner for their Family and OIS clinic located at
    3716 - 61st Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta.

    In addition, this position has the opportunity to practice Occupational Medicine as the clinic is OIS certified and part of a national occupational health services organization.

    Physician income is Fee-for-Service and Wellpoint Health offers competitive splits which increase in favour of the physician based on volume and negotiable signing bonuses. Wellpoint Health promotes a collegial, ‘turn-key’ atmosphere ideal for a self-motivated and caring professional clinician. All clinics are paperless using the TELUS Health EMR System (formerly Wolf)

    The City
    Calgary is fifth-largest city offering big city entertainment with a generous dose of small town appeal. Whatever the time of year you’ll never need an excuse to spend time outdoors. Within city limits, there are numerous spots for cycling, inline skating, fishing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, swimming and picnicking. If you’re willing to take a short drive there are even more outdoor pursuits to chase down just outside of the city. The unspoiled mountain playground of the Canadian Rockies is just an hour's drive west of Calgary where you can enjoy skiing and hiking or simply want a quiet retreat.

    For the sports fan, Calgary is home to a number of competitive sports teams, including the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League and the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders. Calgary's numerous family friendly attractions, include Calaway Park, the Calgary Tower, Calgary Zoo, TELUS World of Science and Heritage Park.

    The public school system is second to none featuring a wide variety of programs and extracurricular activities, including all season sporting activities, the arts, hobbies, and academic pursuits. Post-secondary education opportunities include several diverse college and university campuses, including the University of Calgary.

    The city is highly diverse, exemplified by the numerous religious, ethnic and cultural roots of its citizens. The city has hundreds of churches and religious buildings representing a wide variety of religious sects.

    Depending on size and location, an upscale 3-4 bedroom home, within city limits can range from $350,000 - $1 million.

    Canadian or Permanent Residents already holding an Alberta medical license, CCFP Certified or CCFP Eligible, preferred. USA Board, UK, Irish, Australian certified GPs may be considered and are also encouraged to apply.

    In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

    Also, view Wellpoint's Edmonton Family Physician posting at -

    If you are not available for these postings, please feel free to forward this email to an interested colleague.

    Interested candidates please contact:
    Phil Jost, HSM, MBA
    CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.
    Toll Free USA/Canada 1-866-446-4447
    Office: 902-439-3400


    Canadian or Permanent Residents already holding an Alberta medical license, CCFP Certified or CCFP Eligible, preferred. USA Board, UK, Irish, Australian certified GPs may be considered and are also encouraged to apply.

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