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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityLloydminster(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Posted DateJanuary 18, 2013

Start DateImmediate

Clinic

ClinicAlta-Sask Wellness Inc

Clinic TypeMulti-disciplinary clinic with GPs, orthopod, PTs, OTsThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of PhysiciansCurrently 4 Phys.

Clinic Hours8:30 am - 5 pm

Hospital

Hospital NameLloydminster Hospital

Practice Description

Alta-Sask Wellness Inc is a well established practice in a growing city. It is a modern clinic providing a professional, yet stylish environment that is a great place to come to work every day.The clinic is located in a large multi-sports facility which also includes two ice rinks, two indoor soccer pitches, a running track and a 16,000 sq ft fitness gym.

Each physician is provided with two exam rooms, a shared office, small procedure room and nursing station.

The multi-disciplinary environment provides you with access to many other health care professionals within the same office. This is a fully integrated EMR internet based, paperless office that allows you to securely access your schedule from anywhere so you can monitor progress of your patients. There is full office support within the clinic with the exceptional of billing, which is easislty done with current EMR software.

The clinic offers a flat rate lease base of $8500 per month or a split billing 70/30.

Qualifications & Experience

General Family Practitioner with interest in Sports Medicine or occupational injuries.

The patient dynamics is full spectrum with a slight emphasis on sports medicine and occupational injuries. You will have the opportuntiy to work in a very busy ER department 3-8 shifts per month (optional).

Current physicians in the clinic work 32-40 hours.

LOCUMS welcome
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee-for-Service
Average Annual Income
$300,000 - $700,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $6748.48 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 6.26% 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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