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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityDrayton Valley(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateOctober 09, 2019

Posted DateSeptember 11, 2019

Hospital

Hospital NameDrayton Valley Hospital and Care CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

This position requires a scope of practice that includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, clinic work, long term care and Emergency. Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed. A successful candidate will be responsible for afterhours inpatient care. In addition to providing services at the Drayton Valley Health Centre and Breton Long Term Care a successful candidate will provide a clinic based Family Medicine practice with one day a week dedicated to the community of Breton.

Qualifications & Experience

Required Competencies

A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant License or Letter of Eligibilty with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent Family Medicine practice where the physician has been the most responsible physician for a wide range of Family Medicine patients
Applicant must also be able to provide proof of participation in relevant Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs
Emergency on-call experience (within last 24 months)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Geriatrics (Required)
  • Emergency Room Experience (Required)

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 in this community of $15110.72 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 14.04% 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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