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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCalgary(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateAugust 25, 2017

Posted DateMarch 03, 2017

Clinic

ClinicPrivate

Clinic TypeSolo Practice

Number of Physicians3 Physicians

Clinic Hoursvariable

Practice Description

Alberta Health Services, South Zone (Medicine Hat) has an immediate position available for a Psychiatrist. This is an adult private-based practice with a referral zone from the South East Zone of Alberta Health Services. Join our Addictions and Mental Health team of psychiatrists, nurses and therapists a 31-bed psychiatry unit at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital. 1:4 Call with Fee for Service Remuneration and Specialist on Call Stipend.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae or obtain additional information by contacting:

Physician Recruiter
Medical Affairs, South Zone
Phone: 403-388-6552
Fax: 403-388-6708
Trudi.Jersak@albertahealthservices.ca

Job Description

Physicians take a patient-centred approach to care for patients both in a traditional family practice as well as provide episodic care. The successful applicant will have to work evening and weekend shifts. In this role, you will:
-provide comprehensive continuous care, chronic disease management and/pr care for acute health needs
-screen patients as necessary for appropriate prevention, identification and treatment of chronic disease
-practice in a team-based environment

APPLY ONLINE PROVIDENCECLINIC@YAHOO.COM

Qualifications & Experience

MD, At least 5 years experience.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (desired)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Anaesthetics (Desired)
  • Surgery (Desired)
  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • Geriatrics (Required)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 0% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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