SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner
StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJune 30, 2017
Posted DateOctober 17, 2016
ClinicHealthworx Medical Clinic
Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.
Number of Physicians8 Physicians
Clinic Hours08:00 - 16:30
The Clinic receives good support from Alberta Health Services, Physician Office Support Program, Primary Care Network and Telus Health . We are extremely pleased with the response and support of our patients.
All applicants applying must hold a valid license to practice medicine in Alberta and remain current with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
The physician will be providing primary care to his/her patients in the clinic, including diagnosing and treating medical disorders, interpreting medical tests, prescribing medications, and making referrals to specialist physicians as appropriate. The physician will form part of the Healthworx Hospital group and will be able to do hospital coverage on a weekly rotation basis between all participating physicians.
Remuneration is based on a fee for service system with a competitive overhead component applied.
Qualifications & Experience
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
- Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
- Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)
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.
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A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional License is required for application.