COMMUNITY: General/ Family Practitioner - Edgewater Medical Clinic - Edmonton

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This position is a COMMUNITY position and is NOT part of Alberta Health Services.


Job Description:

 Edgewater Medical Clinic operates in Edmonton, Alberta.   Our clinic is spacious and modern, featuring a paperless EMR system that supports work-from-home flexibility. We accommodate walk-in patients and provide family practice services, with specialists on-site to ensure timely care. Our clinic offers extended hours and comprehensive support from dieticians, diabetic nurses, and mental health nurses.    We invite you to join our enhanced practice environment that fits your lifestyle. Edgewater Medical Clinic offers a competitive compensation package, including a relocation allowance for a smooth transition.    For more information or to express your interest, please contact [email protected] or call our clinic at 780-761-0732. Visit our website at for more details about our clinic and our location.    Number of Physicians: 6  Clinic Hours: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM


To be sponsored as an international medical graduate (IMG) for assessment and practice in Alberta, Canada, you typically need to fulfill several requirements. Here are the main qualifications and steps:    

  1. Medical Degree: Possess a medical degree from a recognized institution listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools.    
  2. Language Proficiency: Demonstrate proficiency in English, often through tests such as IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).    
  3. Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE): Pass the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination. Note: As of 2019, the MCCEE has been phased out, and the focus is now on the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I.   
  4. Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I: Successfully complete the MCCQE Part I, which assesses your medical knowledge and clinical decision-making ability.   
  5. National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Examination: Pass the NAC Examination, which evaluates your readiness for a Canadian residency program. This exam includes a series of objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs).   
  6. Eligibility for Practice Readiness Assessment (PRA): Apply for and be eligible to participate in Alberta Practice Readiness Assessment (PRA) program. This involves:      - Providing proof of recent clinical practice experience (usually a minimum of 12 months of active practice within the last three years).      - Submitting detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and other relevant documentation.      - Meeting the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) criteria for registration.   
  7. Sponsorship and Support: Secure sponsorship from an Alberta healthcare organization or employer willing to support your PRA and potential employment. Sponsorship is often essential for securing a supervised practice position.   
  8. Immigration Status: Ensure you have the appropriate immigration status, such as a work permit or permanent residency, to legally work in Canada. Our Clinic will assist with the immigration process.   
  9. Registration with CPSA: Upon successful completion of the PRA, you must obtain registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).   
  10. Continuing Medical Education (CME): Commitment to ongoing professional development and adherence to CME requirements as mandated by the CPSA and relevant certification bodies.    Each of these steps is designed to ensure that international medical graduates meet the high standards required to practice medicine in Alberta and Canada as a whole. It is important to check with the CPSA and relevant authorities for the most up-to-date requirements and processes.  

Community Information:

Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta, is a vibrant and diverse community known for its rich cultural scene, extensive parklands, and economic vitality. With a population of over one million, Edmonton offers a mix of urban amenities and natural beauty. The city is home to the North Saskatchewan River Valley, the largest stretch of urban parkland in North America, providing numerous outdoor recreational opportunities.    Culturally, Edmonton boasts a thriving arts scene with numerous festivals, including the Edmonton International Fringe Festival and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. The city's diverse population contributes to a rich culinary landscape and multicultural events.    Economically, Edmonton is a hub for the energy sector, technology, and education, hosting institutions like the University of Alberta. The city's infrastructure supports a high quality of life, with excellent healthcare facilities, schools, and public services.    Overall, Edmonton is a welcoming and dynamic community, offering a balanced lifestyle with opportunities for both professional and personal growth.

Contact Information:

[email protected]

Additional Information

11 June 2024
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton Zone
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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