SpecialtyGeneral / Family Practitioner
StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateNovember 14, 2019
Posted DateMay 14, 2019
Hospital NameEast Edmonton Health CentreRead more about this hospital
East Edmonton Health Centre
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications from Family Physicians for a 0.6FTE position at the East Edmonton Health Centre’s Family Care Clinic.
The clinic offers patients access to an interdisciplinary primary care team including family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, mental health/social workers, dietitians and cultural support workers. The team works closely with community agencies and external partners to provide comprehensive primary care services. Clinic operations are fully computerized with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
This is a combined clinical practice and teaching environment and successful candidates will be encouraged to hold clinical appointments in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Successful candidates will also be expected to become members of the North Edmonton Primary Care Network.
Interested applicants must hold an MD or equivalent, have valid licensure to practice in Alberta and have completed a two year Residency in Family Medicine
Remuneration for these positions will be on a guaranteed/sessional rate ($200.00/Hour less $30/hour for overhead – actual rate $170/hr)
This position is not eligible for AHS Sponsorship of a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment
Only those applicants that are chosen for interviews will be contacted.
To apply please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to (only those selected for interview will be contacted):
Dr. Grant Sawisky (Co-Site Lead):
Dr. Nabil Al-Kayssi (Co-Site Lead):
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons.
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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A letter of Eligibility or Application Approved from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or Alberta Medical License or Professional License is required for application.