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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCochrane(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateJune 28, 2017

Start DateAugust 21, 2017

Clinic

ClinicMaple Leaf Health Centre

Clinic TypeGroup or Solo PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians1 (room for 4)

Clinic HoursMon-Fri 8am - 8pm; Sat 9am- 2pm

Practice Description

Just 15 minutes north west of Calgary, family physicians are needed in the booming town of Cochrane. Maple Leaf Health Centre is a BRAND NEW private family practice clinic where physicians practice on a fee for service basis, providing primary care to the population of Cochrane. The clinic has an onsite pharmacy. Cochrane is a vibrant and rapidly growing town with a population growth of 6.2% in the last year and 12% since 2015. The clinic is located in the new community of Fireside and will also service the neighboring communities of Riversong, The Willows and Riviera. It is the only medical clinic in the vicinity of these rising communities. The nearest medical clinic is approximately 5km away. There will be a new nursing home and senior’s living community within 20m of the clinic opening in Spring 2018.

Job Description

As the only medical clinic within 5km, Maple Leaf Health Centre has Multiple openings available for FT, PT family and Walk-in and locum physicians.

Cochrane is a rapidly growing community with 6.2% of the population increase in the last year. Twenty nine percent of the population is under the age of 18 but there are also several senior’s residences, villas and care homes being built in the town.

Have the best of an Urban Clinic in a Small Town Setting with unparalleled views of the Rocky Moutains, easy access from Calgary and no hospital or on-call work.

Our physicians are proud members of the Foothills Primary Care Network. We believe in working as part of a multidisciplinary team including specialists, pharmacists, primary care nurses, counselors etc...

The clinic manager is a health management expert with extensive experience in optimizing health outcomes for patients and income for physicians through use of modern management techniques and technology.

Physician owned, Oscar EMR and online appointment booking. Competitive split with excellent Management as well as work/life balance and schedule flexibility.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Geriatrics (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 in this community of $4100.00 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 0.00% 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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