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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipNon eligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionLocum

CommunityThree Hills(Central Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateAugust 31, 2018

Posted DateAugust 01, 2017

End DateAugust 31, 2018

Clinic

ClinicKneehill Medical Clinic

Clinic TypeGroup PracticeThis clinic is supported by a PCN.

Number of Physicians7 Physicians

Clinic Hours9:00am - 4:30pm

Job Description

Kneehill Medical Clinic is looking for a General Practitioner (GP) with training and experience in Family Medicine who will practice in local Alberta Health Services facilities and provide clinical services in the community of Three Hills. As a locum in Three Hills, the GP will be required to cover shifts and on-call in the local rural emergency room as the sole physician on duty. The scope of practice includes inpatient, outpatient, acute care, long term care and community clinical work.
 
All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Qualifications & Experience

Emergency on-call experience that covers trauma, medical, surgical and pediatric emergencies within the last 12 months is strongly recommended
·         Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support course completed or renewed within the previous two years is required
·         Pediatric Advanced Life Support course completed or renewed within the previous two years is strongly recommended
·         Advanced Trauma Life Support course [or similar] completed or renewed within the previous two years is strongly recommended
·         Canadian College of Family Physicians certification is a strong asset
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (desired)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$100,000 - $250,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside in this community of $13350.26 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 12.40% 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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