MED0001R1 Requisition #

Alberta Health Services, Central Zone, and the Department of Anesthesia at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, invites applications for an Anesthesiologist to establish a full-time practice in the community of Red Deer. 

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre (RDRHC) provides a comprehensive gamut of services including general, orthopedics, plastics, ENT, urology, gynecology, ophthalmology and obstetric surgeries. Cardiac, thoracic, and neurosurgery surgeries are not performed at RDRHC.  They provide care for both adult and pediatric (minimum age of 1) patient populations with 12,500-12,750 surgical cases performed annually. You would be providing anesthesia for both elective and trauma surgical procedures; obstetrical and call coverage are also required. Mentorship will be provided and there is a program in place to ensure the on call Anesthesiologist is supported. There is also opportunity for participation in medical teaching though the Red Deer based family medicine program and anesthesiology resident electives.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Reside in and have their primary residence within the community of Red Deer; 
  • Obtain and maintain an AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;
  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and AHS policies;  
  • Provide call assistance as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Anesthesia call schedule, as required.  Mentorship will be provided and there is a program in place to ensure the on call Anesthesiologist is supported;
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Anesthesia;
  • Participate in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs;
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities, as assigned;
  • Work collaboratively with peers and care team colleagues in support of patient care;


Community Information: 

Red Deer is a thriving family-friendly city of over 100,000 people that is in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and many other outdoor attractions. We are ideally situated between Edmonton and Calgary, both less than an hour and a half drive away. Red Deer has all the amenities you need: great school systems, well-equipped hospitals and health centres, and there's always lots to learn at our libraries and museums. With an assortment of recreation facilities, multi-use trails and green spaces along with engaging local culture and art - there's an experience waiting for you.

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre | Alberta Health Services

About Red Deer - The City of Red Deer

 Travel Time:

·        To Edmonton: 1 hour 40 minutes

·        To Calgary: 1 hour 30 minutes

·        To Grande Prairie: 5 hours 50 minutes

·        To Lethbridge: 3 hours 25 minutes

·        To Medicine Hat: 3 hours 55 minutes

Required Qualifications:

  •  Be eligible for full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta;
  •  Have completed, or be currently enrolled in an Anesthesiology residency program (in Canada preferred);


Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified or eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certificate;  


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 physicians, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons.

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