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SpecialtyChild Psychiatry

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityFort McMurray(North Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJune 30, 2019

Posted DateDecember 05, 2018


Hospital NameNorthern Lights Regional Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

There are four full-time Adult psychiatrists presently in the community of Fort McMurray and
provide support to Child and Adolescent psychiatristry. The psychiatrists work with both within the
community and with the Mental Heatlh Team; including hospital privileges. Responsiblities include
but not limited to:

• Establish and maintain a full time community based practice in the community of Fort McMurray
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in
the on-call schedule for the Northern Lights
Regional Health Centre
• Reside in and have as his/her primary residence, Fort McMurray
The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Fort McMurray. 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

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
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)


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 $21516.89 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 19.98% 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.