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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral Practitioner - Obstetrics

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityRocky Mountain House(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateSeptember 01, 2018

Posted DateMarch 08, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameRocky Mountain House Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

We are looking for a General Practitioner with Basic Obstetrics with recent and relevant training and experience in Family Medicine for a fulltime Family Medicine practice in the town of Rocky Mountain House. A successful candidate will additionally be required to cover shifts and on-call in the local rural emergency room as the sole physician available. The scope of practice includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, long term care and community clinical work. Must be able to do VBAC’s with vacuum and/or forceps.

Qualifications & Experience

Required Competencies
•A successful candidate will hold valid and relevant license 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) in pre-natal, postnatal, neonatal care as well as performing low risk deliveries
•Experience in obstetrical and neonatal emergencies and resuscitation
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Low Risk Obstetrics (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 $16284.37 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 15.12% 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.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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