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SpecialtyGeneral Surgery

StatusPosition Filled

PositionPermanent full-time

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

Closing DateAugust 20, 2018

Posted DateJuly 07, 2017


Hospital NameRocky Mountain House Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

We are looking for a General Surgeon or a General Practitioner with surgical skills to provide services in the community of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Please inquire for a more detailed list of the specific procedural competencies that will be required by a successful candidate.

The successful candidate will additionally provide 24/7 on-call support for cesarean section backup.

Qualifications & Experience

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Recommend Certifications for a General Surgeon:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC)

Recommend Certifications for a General Practitioner with surgical skills:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) certification.
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification.
Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.
MOREOB/Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM)
Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (desired)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (desired)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (desired)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Surgery (Required)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (Required)


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.

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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A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional LicenseĀ is required for application.