StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityRed Deer(Central Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJanuary 01, 2019
Posted DateMarch 15, 2018
Hospital NameRed Deer Regional Hospital CentreRead more about this hospital
Qualifications & Experience
This position requires that a Physician have or obtain a license to practice as a Pediatrician from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Required Additional Desired Competencies
•Experience (within the last five years) of acute pediatrics practice.
•Evidence and demonstration of adequate skills in neonatology
•Evidence and demonstration of experience and skills required to do a wide spectrum of office and hospital pediatric consultation.
•Demonstration of good communication skills
•Valid and up-to date certification in Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
- Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (required)
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)
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.
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