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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Recruitment Progress for the Slave Lake Hospital

Recuritment for Hospital

Alberta Health Services has launched a monthly update on the Slave Lake Hospital recruitment progress.

Here is the August 2019 Update ---- 

Here is an updated list of physicians in Slave Lake:

  • Dr. Frank Akwa – FCC (Family Medicine, Enhanced Surgical Skills-Obstetrics, Surgery)
  • Dr. Maiada Bassiony - FCC (Family Medicine, Enhanced Surgical Skills-Obstetrics)
  • Dr. Geoffrey Bourke – FCC (Family Medicine)
  • Dr. Fouad Majeed – FCC (Family Medicine, Obstetrics)
  • Dr. Keith Martin – FCC (currently only doing Family Medicine in clinic)
  • Dr. Marili Van Der Merw – on leave, returning in Winter 2019

We are expecting a physician to join us by the end of Summer 2019 following the successful completion of their Anesthesia Assessment.

We currently have two physician vacancies – one General Practitioner with Anesthesia and one Family Medicine – which we are working to fill.

In addition to these physicians, there are two Nurse Practitioners currently providing care in Slave Lake:

  • Jennie Partridge (part-time)
  • Cheryl McDowell (full-time)

Another two Nurse Practitioners are currently on leave, one is scheduled to return in October 2019.

We are currently recruiting four Nurse Practitioners. These positions are posted on ahs.ca/careers and recruitment is ongoing.

More information from AHS ---
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