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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral Practitioner - Obstetrics

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunitySlave Lake(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJuly 31, 2017

Posted DateJune 01, 2017

Clinic

ClinicVarious

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physiciansvarious

Clinic Hoursvarious

Hospital

Hospital NameSlave Lake 101 3 St. SWRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care including obstetrics and low risk deliveries, and extended care services.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Slave Lake
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Slave Lake. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate''''''''''''''''s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

The Slave Lake Family Care Clinic is a multi-disciplinary initiative of Alberta Health that provides individual and family-focused primary health care services that are tailored to meet the health needs of the community.

Number of Physicians: 7
Clinic Hours: M to F 0800 to 2100 hours; Weekends and Holidays 0900 t0 1700 hours

Hospital Name: Slave Lake Health Care Center
No. of Inpatient Beds: 24
No. of Long Term Care Beds: 20

Hospital Statistics:
Emergency Room Visits: 11,621
Discharges: 940

Available Specialty Services:
Obstetrics

Visiting Specialties:
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pediatrics
Cardiologist

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging
Ultrasound
Laboratory Hours of Operation: 0800-1600 hrs + oncall hrs

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes, Renal Dialysis Unit managed through N.A.R.P. (Northern Alberta Renal Program)
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: No

Approximate travel to the nearest service:
Slave Lake to Edmonton - 2.5 hrs

Qualifications & Experience

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience including low risk obstetrics, in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years.

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (required)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (required)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Additional Competencies

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

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 $20392.14 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 18.94% 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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