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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionLocum

CommunityDidsbury(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJuly 31, 2017

Posted DateJune 09, 2017

Start DateAugust 21, 2017

End DateJanuary 19, 2018

Clinic

ClinicTrinty Rose Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians1 Physicians

Clinic HoursMonday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Hospital

Hospital NameDidsbury District Health ServicesRead more about this hospital

Practice Description

Location: Trinity Rose Medical Clinic, 105-2034 19 Ave, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0.
Phone: 403-518-8762

Family practice in a town of 5,000 people, approximately 45 minutes north of Calgary. Includes the opportunity for inpatient coverage, Lodge/Assisted Living coverage, and potentially ER work depending on current staffing needs. Current ER schedule consists of 10-hour day shifts and 14-hour night shifts.

Job Description

Trinity Rose Medical Clinic is seeking locum coverage for a period of approximately 5 months, with the potential to develop into a longer locum position or a permanent position.

The physician who is taking an extended leave of absence currently works an average of 3 clinic days per week, but up to 5 days per week could be accommodated if desired. Given the short timeline, alternate arrangements have been made by the call group to cover the departing physician's ER shifts; however, some ER shifts might still be available to provide coverage for vacations or other absences by the other physicians on the ER schedule.

Inpatient coverage will also be available, both for the physician's own patients and any unattached patients admitted by the physician during ER shifts.

Overhead terms to be discussed directly with qualified applicants.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • 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 in this community of $7922.13 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 7.36% 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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