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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyGeneral Practitioner - General Surgery

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityCold Lake(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateDecember 31, 2018

Posted DateJanuary 15, 2018

Clinic

ClinicVarious

Clinic TypeGroup Practice

Number of Physiciansvarious

Clinic Hoursvarious

Hospital

Hospital NameCold Lake Healthcare CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Provide medical care in primary care, emergency department coverage, acute care including obstetrics with c-section, and extended care services.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Cold Lake
• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community
• Provision of extended hours (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Cold Lake. Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate''''''''''''''''s independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Qualifications & Experience

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room, Obstetrics including C-Section ability & Acute Care Hospital Experience in a rural setting within the past 1-2 years.

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta at www.cpsa.ab.ca

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (required)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (desired)
  • MOREOB (required)
  • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) (required)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) (desired)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (required)
  • Certification in The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP) (desired)
  • Certificate of Special Competence in Emergency Medicine (CCFP-EM) (desired)

Additional Competencies

  • Surgery (Required)
  • Low Risk Obstetrics (Required)
  • High Risk Obstetrics (Desired)
  • Emergency Room Experience (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 $9682.60 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 9.00% 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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