As of 29 May 2015, the rules in Alberta regarding sponsorship eligibility for a Practice Readiness Assessment have changed for all eligible candidates for the Provisional Register - Conditional Practice. For full details, visit RPAP. ×

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJune 30, 2017

Posted DateMarch 24, 2016

Clinic

ClinicRabbit Hill Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians3 Full time Physicians

Clinic Hours9-5 M-F , 10-3 Sat & closed Sunday

Practice Description

A fairly new state of the art General family practice by appointment and walkins,a mixture of young families with women's Health,pediatrics and Geriatrics with no evenings or weekend calls and no maternity or hospital on call coverage is required.
Fully EMR with 1:1 staff coverage or more,dedicated billing clerk,referral desk and on site clinic manager to look over the clinic operations.
Member of the west side Primary Care Network with Chronic Disease Management R.N,Psychology and dietician on site with available Pharmacist as well.
Lab and diagnostic radiology are near by.

Job Description

A Full Time Family Physician is required for a General Practice Clinic and to serve the ever growing communities of Edmonton. The growth of Edmonton exceeds the number of available physicians. The clinic is open 6 days/week and has shift availability for days, evenings and weekends. The duties include working as an independent contract physician. You can see up to 35+ patients per shift. You will examine patients, take histories, order laboratory and diagnostic imaging tests and other procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. You will have the ability to prescribe and administer medications and treatments. The successful candidate will advise patients on healthcare, must have excellent communication skills and perform an advocacy role for their patients. You will manage, document and oversee patient care in all aspects. The successful candidate is also required to participate in a rotational after hours call schedule. Our clinic operates on a user friendly EMR system called Microquest Healthquest.

Qualifications & Experience

The clinic is a member of the Edmonton West Primary Care Network which provides onsite help with Chronic Disease Management including Registered Nurses, Dieticians, Psychologists, Exercise and Weight Loss Programs, Behavioral Health Consultants, and Pharmacist. Each full time physician is eligible for CME credits.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (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.
INTERESTED IN THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY?
LOG IN, THEN APPLY

APL is a free service, connecting you with practitioner jobs in Alberta, Canada.

After you have registered you will be able to submit your interest in this practice opportunity.

A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional LicenseĀ is required for application.