Calian is proud to continue a long-standing contractual relationship with the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide healthcare services to the Canadian Armed Forces. Through the Health Care Provider Contract, Calian employs health care professionals across Canada who are integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of our military members.
About the role:
Calian is seeking Family Physicians to work at the Canadian Forces Base in Cold Lake, Alberta. As an essential member of the Primary Care Team, you will provide occupational health and primary healthcare services to military members; promote health, treatment, diagnosis and prevention of diseases and injuries; provide rehabilitation and support services. Additionally you will provide comprehensive health assessments, education and treatment for military personnel during pre and post deployment.
Physicians often comment on the rewards of serving and helping Canadian Armed Forces members. Advantages unique to working in this environment include:
• Generous allotment of time for each patient
• Quality care without pressure of increased patients load
• Private practice feeling, without rising overhead costs and management challenges
• Motivated and disciplined patients with a strong desire to follow protocols and get well
• Easy access to onsite support services such as pharmacy, laboratory, diagnostics, physiotherapy and mental health
• Environment where no one is left untreated and patient wait time is minimal
Working as a civilian general practitioner at CFB Cold Lake means adventure. You can enjoy clinic hours, Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Free evenings and weekends allow you to spend time with your family and friends, or explore the many recreational activities that Cold Lake offers. It means rushing home on Friday evening to start your weekend while enjoying generous compensation in a city only hours away from world renowned fishing, and summer sports activities, and the rugged beauty of Central Alberta. It means being part of 4 Wing, home of the fighter pilot and Exercise Maple Flag, a six week international air combat exercise held annually in the spring.
Take this opportunity to work with an exceptional population, within a well-equipped clinic, and maintain the work-life balance you deserve!
Licensed and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Certification in Family Medicine with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP)
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
CAF Basic Aviation Medicine Certification or willingness to obtain
CAF Basic Dive Medicine Certification or willingness to obtain
Type of Assignment:
Full time and part time contracts available
Calian values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Calian is committed to being responsive to the diverse needs of its members, employees, and others, by striving to prevent and remove systemic barriers. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and we welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and others who may contribute to diversity of our organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.