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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityOkotoks(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateDecember 24, 2015

Clinic

ClinicPinnacle Medical Centres at Okotoks Westmount

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

Number of Physicians5 Physicians

Clinic Hours9-5

Practice Description

Pinnacle Medical Centres understands that for the best health outcomes, both the patients and the physicians must be provided with an environment that encourages education, stimulates compliance, and allows for compassionate care. We are committed to providing that environment. With that commitment in mind, Pinnacle Medical Centres has developed state of the art medical clinics that focus on the unique needs of both patients and physicians. Please go to our website''s contact page to see all of our locations and how to reach us.

Job Description

Pinnacle Medical Centres understands that for the best health outcomes, both the patients and the physicians must be provided with an environment that encourages education, stimulates compliance, and allows for compassionate care. We are committed to providing that environment. With that commitment in mind, Pinnacle Medical Centres has developed state of the art medical clinics that focus on the unique needs of both patients and physicians throughout Alberta. Please go to our website''''s contact page to see all 7 of our locations and how to reach us.

General Practice Physician Salary:
Fee for service, estimated $250,000.00 to $300,000.00 annually for 40 hours per week

Benefits
As per collective agreement

Anticipated Start Date:
As soon as possible

Terms of Employment:
Permanent Full- Time 40 hours per week. Days, some evenings or weekend work may be required. Must be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

Number of positions: 5

EMPLOYER DETAILS
Employer: Pinnacle Medical Centres

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Languages:
English

Education:
Degree in medicine MD

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):
Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities

Experience:
2 years clinical practice

Work Setting:
Private practice

Specific Skills:
Advise patients on health care, prescribe and administer medications and treatments. Preforming patient advocacy role, communicate health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention to patients. Examine patients order laboratory tests, X-ray, and any other diagnostic procedures. Responsible for reporting births, deaths, contagious and other diseases to the government authorities. Coordinate and manage primary patient care, provide counseling and support to patients and family members on a wide range of health and life style issues. Consult with other medical practitioners.

Security and Safety:
Medical exam; Immunization records; Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment:
Cellular phone

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:
Fast-paced environment
Ability to Supervise Staff in various areas of responsibility

Work Location Information
Located in Okotoks, Alberta, Pinnacle Medical Centres is a professionally managed family medical centre that focuses on providing an environment that encourages education, stimulates compliance, and allows for compassionate care.

Personal Suitability:
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Organized

HOW TO APPLY
By e-mail:
shawn.nicol@pinnaclemedicalcentres.com

By phone: from 9:00 to 18:00:
403-796-6365

www.pinnaclemedicalcentres.com

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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