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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCalgary(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Posted DateAugust 25, 2015

Clinic

ClinicMedicentres Canada Inc.

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of PhysiciansVarious

Clinic HoursCLINIC HOURS: 900 AM - 1000 PM, 7 days per week. (day / evening shifts)

Practice Description

CONTACT:
Christine Hammermaster at 780-483-7115, ext 2264 or chammermaster@medicentres.com.

LOCATION:
Edmonton Medicentres - various locations. See website for exact locations www.medicentres.com.

SITE SERVICES & SPECIALITIES:
General family practice with onsite specialists for referrals - psychiatry, minor office procedures, internal medicine, podiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics; EMR; managed practice support services

SITE PROFILE:
Appointment and / or walk-in services; PCN: All locations have PCN affiliation and some with on-site services

CLINIC HOURS:
900 AM - 1000 PM, 7 days per week. (day / evening shifts)

Job Description

Physicians take a patient-centred approach to care for patients both in a traditional family practice as well as provide episodic care. Various practice opportunities (appointment-based, walk-in and/or combination) are available and include daytime, evening and/or weekend shifts. In this role, you will:
- Provide comprehensive continuous care, chronic disease management and/or care for acute health needs
- Screen patients as necessary for appropriate prevention, identification and treatment of chronic disease
- Practice in a team-based environment

Medicentres oversees and actively manages support staff, EMR and IT, supplies and billings. Elimination of the administrative burden allows physicians to concentrate on providing direct patient care and an opportunity to enjoy better work-life balance.

Qualifications & Experience

Currently licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta or Canadian-trained graduates who are eligible for licensure.

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
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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