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SponsorshipNon eligible


SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications


CommunityLacombe(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 01, 1900

Posted DateNovember 14, 2016

End DateJanuary 15, 2017


ClinicMainstreet Medical Services

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians7 Physicians

Clinic HoursMonday-Thursday 8:30-1700 Friday 8:30-12:00

Practice Description

Mainstreet Medical is an Associate Clinic with 4 full time physicians, 3 part time physicians and 8 full time support staff. We are a member of the Wolfcreek Primary Care Network. Lacombe is a small city with a beautiful historic charm. Mainstreet Medical Services has its offices in one of the heritage buildings of Lacombe. The Flat Iron building is one of the oldest heritage buildings in our city that has been preserved and is a well know landmark of Lacombe.

Our clinic prides itself on being friendly and caring. Our team’s focus is on providing our patients with the best continuity of care. We make use of the services provided by our Primary Care Network – dietician, psychologist, chronic care nurse, pharmacist, etc. Our patients are from a good cross section of ages. The elderly are mainly seen in assisted living facilities and in long term care.

There are approx. 11 physicians in a second medical clinic in Lacombe. Most of the physicians from both clinics do emergency on-call and some also provide low risk obstetrics at the Lacombe Hospital. This facility consists of 20 beds and has a long term care wing attached. On call schedule generally works out to about 7 shifts per month. A Walk-In Clinic is shared by the physicians. Mainstreet Medical Services is located at: 4929 50th Ave, Lacombe, ABT4L 1K3


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 $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.

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.

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