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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyAnaesthesia

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateApril 13, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameMedicine Hat Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

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Alberta Health Services, South Zone is currently recruiting for a full-time Anesthesiologist beginning as early as May 2017. The Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH) is an acute care facility, which also includes sub-acute/restorative care beds serving South East Alberta with a catchment population of ~110,000. MHRH has 246 acute care beds, 30 geriatric beds, 10 ICU beds and 7 NICU bassinets. MHRH is an accredited Level 3 Trauma Centre providing coverage in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, ENT, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery and Cancer services.

The Department of Anesthesia provides 24-hour services to 5 operating theatres with over 7900 surgeries yearly. One anesthesiologist daily provides acute pain services on the units, consult services, anesthesia for psychiatric electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), supports ICU, EM, OB/GYN, ENT, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Ophthalmology and Orthopedics. Also covers Labour & Delivery suite which sees over 1200 deliveries and 350 Cesarean sections yearly.

Qualifications & Experience

-Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
-Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
-Eligible to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency)
-Eligible for license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
-Preferably licensed by the Canadian or American board of Anesthesia
-No sub-specialty training required but the successful candidate must be familiar with: pediatric and obstetric anesthesia
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (required)

Additional Competencies

  • Anaesthetics (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 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.
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