SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner
StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityCochrane(Calgary Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateMarch 31, 2018
Posted DateJune 28, 2017
Start DateAugust 21, 2017
ClinicMaple Leaf Health Centre
Clinic TypeGroup or Solo PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.
Number of Physicians1 (room for 4)
Clinic HoursMon-Fri 8am - 8pm; Sat 9am- 2pm
The clinic is located in the new community of Fireside and will also service the neighboring communities of Riversong, The Willows and Riviera. It is the only medical clinic in the vicinity of these rising communities. The nearest medical clinic is approximately 5km away.
There will be a new nursing home and senior’s living community within 20m of the clinic opening in Spring 2019.
Number of physicians 2 (room for 4)
Hrs Mon/ Wed 10am -7:30 pm;
Tues/ Thurs 10am-7pm;
Cochrane is a rapidly growing community with 6.2% of the population increase in the last year. Twenty nine percent of the population is under the age of 18 but there are also several senior’s residences, villas and care homes being built in the town.
Have the best of an Urban Clinic in a Small Town Setting with unparalleled views of the Rocky Mountains, easy access from Calgary and no hospital or on-call work.
Our physicians are proud members of the Foothills Primary Care Network. We believe in working as part of a multidisciplinary team including specialists, pharmacists, primary care nurses, counselors etc...
The clinic manager is a health management expert with extensive experience in optimizing health outcomes for patients and income for physicians through use of modern management techniques and technology.
Physician owned, Oscar EMR and online appointment booking. Competitive split with excellent Management as well as work/life balance and schedule flexibility.
Qualifications & Experience
- Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
- Geriatrics (Desired)
A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $4100.00 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 0.00% 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.
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