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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusPosition Filled

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCalgary(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateJanuary 16, 2018

Clinic

ClinicAct Medical Centre, Calgary

Clinic TypeMulti/Specialty GroupThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians10 Physicians

Clinic Hours9-5 Varies

Practice Description

Our Approach

At ACT Medical Centres, we use evidence-based medications: methadone and suboxone to treat our patients and assist them on their road to recovery. These synthetic opioids are used as a method of treatment for addictions to a variety of drugs such as: fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone, morphine, and all opiate derivatives.
The use of methadone and suboxone allow our team to treat your underlying issues while the medications stabilize your symptoms by blocking the neurological effects of the drugs, alleviating physical pain and decreasing cravings normally felt during withdrawal. For more information on these medications and precautions come and visit one of our clinics, our team is here to aid you in your recovery helping you get the support, respect, dignity and compassion you need in a consistent non-judgemental atmosphere.

Our Clinics

One of the most important choices you are going to make is if you are ready to enter into the program. This is not an easy choice when you take that first step, our team of Clinicians are ready to support your journey to a healthier life.


When ready to take your first steps, we encourage you to contact one of our clinic locations where we will begin your screening and assessment. In the event that you meet the program criteria, you will meet our team of Clinicians who will work to create your treatment plan.

Methadone Treatment

Program
INITIAL INTERVIEW & CONSULTATION

MEDICAL EXAMINATION & LAB TESTS

SUPERVISED URINE TESTING

SIGN TREATMENT CONTRACT & FORMULATE PLAN

BEGIN ADDICTION COUNSELLING

REGULAR MEDICAL FOLLOWUPS

DAILY MONITORED METHADONE PRESCRIPTIONS

POST METHADONE TREATMENT

RELAPSE PREVENTION


Website: www.actmedical.ca

Qualifications & Experience

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Anaesthetics (Desired)
  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • Geriatrics (Desired)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$100,000 - $250,000
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.

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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