Canada Medical Careers

November 2021 Newsletter

In This Issue:

Featured Opportunity

Map of Canada

St. John’s, Newfoundland

Located at the most eastern point of Canada, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador offers a rare opportunity to live a life of health, tranquility and sense of community.

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are a welcoming people, and it's never long before newcomers feel right at home. With a one-of-a kind arts, culture, and food scene, you'll be exposed to something new every day. And no matter what your hobbies entail, you’ll find common interest groups to share your enthusiasm with others.

As a family physician you will be in high demand and generate a high income. Yet, the cost of living is very low compared to the rest of Canada.

Imagine, as a new physician, for £160,000 you can own a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom family home of 160 sq metres (1700 square feet). There is a large fenced and landscaped rear garden.

House for sale

With a low cost of living your savings accounts will grow rapidly!

Maclean’s magazine named Newfoundland and Labrador one of the Top 10 Friendliest Cultures in the World!

Newfoundland and Labrador has more than 30 provincial and national parks that conserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of this place – providing opportunities for people to explore and embrace nature.

Whale jumping

If you're looking for a slower and relaxed pace of life, Eastern Newfoundland is perfect for you. There are many historic, charming communities to be found throughout this region and they boast quaint architecture, meandering streets, and breathtaking seascapes. After-work adventures comprise of whale, bird, and iceberg watching. Or, a weekend getaway to the French Islands of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon is just a short ferry ride away. Throughout the area, you'll discover a vibrant sense of culture and artistry – it's all part of the unique charm and personality of communities in the Eastern region.

At Canada Medical Careers we represent a group of medical clinics that has several openings for GP’s due to retirements in the near future. Contact [email protected] for more information and ask for a video of the clinic!


Remembrance Day

Red puppy

Honouring our heroes — past and present

On November 11, we pay tribute to members of the Canadian Armed Forces who fought to defend our values and freedoms, and to those who continue to serve our country today.

Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First World War and an opportunity to recall all those who have served in the nation's defense.

Practice Opportunities Across Canada

Medical clinic examination room

These are a few of the openings we are recruiting general practitioners for:

Vancouver Area – Our client is seeking two GP's to practice in the lovely and vibrant cities of Port Moody and Langley, both of which are about 45 minutes from Vancouver. These clinics are owned by a former UK physician who have built an amazing life for - in Canada. He will assist with your transition. Projected gross billings are up to £300,000. The communities are perfect for raising a family! Ask to see our videos of the clinic.

Edmonton, Alberta – This clinic is one in a larger group of clinics with outstanding management and physician support. Gross billings are from £235,000 to £500,000, depending on how hard you are prepared to work. Housing prices are reasonable and there is a great university for the students in your family. Speaking Arabic is a distinct advantage. Ask to see our videos of the clinic.

Calgary, Alberta – Our client owns this 31 exam room clinic in the heart of Calgary and serves a large Southeast Asian patient population. Speaking Hindi, Punjabi or Urdu a must. Extraordinary income. Ask to see our video of the clinic.

Regina, Saskatchewan – We represent one of the oldest and best known clinics in the city of Regina. Open 365 days a year with extended hours. Excellent opportunity to earn a very high income in a city with a low cost of living. Regina is known for having the most sunshine of any city in Canada. Ask to see a video of the clinic.

Toronto Area – We have openings in most cities and towns of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Sponsors available. You can write your MCCQE1 while you practice! Let us know about your preferred area and we can work together.

St. John’s, Newfoundland – Located in one of the most beautiful parts of Canada, surrounded by nature in all her glory, you and your family are sure to love practicing in these clinics. Several GP’s are retiring in the next year and we can discuss an opportunity for you. Ask to see our videos of the clinics.

MRCGP and Family Practice Exams in Canada

The College of Family Physicians of Canada is the recognized licensing authority for family physicians in Canada. Those physicians coming from the UK, Ireland, Australia, or the USA will usually not have to write the examination required to practice as a General Practitioner in Canada. Verification of your MRCGP, MICGP, FRACGP, FACRRM, or DABFM will be required. For more information on this certification visit CFPC.ca and check out the Education and Professional Development section. Members in good standing will use the CCFP certification.

PhysiciansApply.ca

If you are serious about practicing medicine in Canada the first thing you should do is open an account with PhysiciansApply.ca. It is an online portal operated under the auspices of the Medical Council of Canada (similar to the GMC in the UK). Every doctor coming to Canada must have an account. This is where your credentials must be verified. These credentials include your passport, medical degrees and more. Every province and territory of Canada has a regulatory authority to handle physician licensing and these authorities (Colleges) will need to access your PhysiciansApply.ca account before you can be licensed in Canada.

Don’t wait! Some documents can be verified quickly, and others may take some time, especially if you attended medical school in a country that is slow to respond to inquiries from Canada.

If you are an IMG, licensing in Canada as a physician simply does not happen without a PhysiciansApply.ca account.

We like questions!

It's likely that you will have questions along your journey to practicing in Canada. Don’t hesitate to contact John Livingstone at: [email protected]

Or call WhatsApp +1 250-885-8802 (9 AM - 6 PM Pacific Time)

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