MED000293 Requisition #

Alberta Health Services, Central Zone, and the Department of Cardiology at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, invites applications for a Cardiologist to establish a full-time general practice in the community of Red Deer. The successful candidate will provide a full range of cardiovascular diagnosis, treatment plans and options, and work with other physicians with collegiality when making decisions regarding patient care. Preference will be given to those Cardiologists who have advanced training in Echocardiography or Nuclear Cardiology. This position requires a scope of practice that includes: Community Clinic, Inpatient & Outpatient Services, Emergency Consults, and Specialist On-Call Coverage.

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;
  • Establish and maintain full time community based practice within the community;  
  • Provide call assistance as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Cardiology call schedule, as required;
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within the Zone Clinical Department of Internal Medicine;
  • 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


Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing independent outpatient practice or form an independent outpatient office of their own. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.


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.

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Required Qualifications: 

  • Have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (required with application);
  • Have or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC);
  • Have specialty certification or equivalent in Cardiology, or be currently enrolled in a Cardiology Residency Program;
  • Recent and relevant experience in all areas of practice required, as the Most Responsible Physician


Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS);


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


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