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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyPsychiatry

StatusArchived

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityMedicine Hat(South Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateDecember 16, 2016

Hospital

Hospital NameMedicine Hat Regional HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

This position works collaboratively with the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Unit, Emergency Department as well as the Medicine Hat Adult Community Mental Health Team. The position involves the provision of clinical services to 31 inpatient mental health beds as well as outpatient services in a variety of settings including private office practice, interdisciplinary clinics, telepsychiatry, consultation programs, ECT and a recently opened 16-bed Detoxification and Residential Treatment Centre. Candidates with an interest in forensic or geriatric psychiatry will be given preference.

The successful candidate is required to provide 1:4 adult psychiatry in-patient call coverage with Specialist on Call payments in accordance with the Alberta Medical Association agreement.

Qualifications & Experience

Preference will be given to candidates holding certification or additional training in Geriatric Psychiatry or interest in Forensic psychiatry. Successful candidates must hold or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta and hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry. Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta.

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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